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King & Spalding LLP

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Authoritative counsel across the span of labor and employment litigation, including wage and hour, discrimination, and restrictive covenants. Recommended for the defense of class actions. A destination of choice for complex ADR proceedings. Noted for expertise in employee benefits and ERISA. Works with a broad client base that includes leading names in the mining, manufacturing, automotive and beverage sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee remarks: "The team’s strengths are in handling complex disputes both on a case-by-case basis and across a portfolio of litigation. The team is smart, hard-working and dedicated to excellence in their work."

Another source adds: "The team is client-focused and the written product they provide is always top-notch."

Work highlights

Continued to represent Emory University Law School in litigation filed by a former tenured law professor who used the fully articulated N-word in a classroom setting.

Notable practitioners

Michael Johnston handles sensitive matters such as discrimination and misappropriation of trade secrets cases, internal investigations and executive terminations.
"Michael offers sage guidance on complex employment matters." "He is incredibly smart, very responsive and he really values his relationship with the client."

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Labor & Employment

King & Spalding LLP

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Location

1180 Peachtree Street

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30309

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Georgia

Labor & Employment


Michael Johnston
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