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John L Monroe Jr

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Labor and Employment


John Monroe has represented employers in the litigation and arbitration of virtually every type of claim that may arise out of the employment relationship.

These claims include employment discrimination and harassment, breach of contract, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, claims arising under state and federal wage and hour laws and family medical leave laws, employment/business torts, claims involving minority shareholder rights and business "divorces." John has extensive experience prosecuting and defending claims for injunctive relief, and has tried numerous jury cases to verdict.

John is admitted to practice before the trial and appellate courts of Georgia and North Carolina. He is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and serves as the firm's General Counsel as well as managing partner of the firm's Atlanta office. John is involved in a number of professional and community organizations including the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Atlanta Bar Association. John also serves as a League Director for the football program at Northside Youth Organization.

He received his JD, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law.