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David Anderson concentrates his practice on employment litigation and traditional labor law and advises clients on implementing proactive strategies to reduce legal risk.

David counsels and represents employers on discrimination and retaliation claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title VII and regularly advises clients on compliant background check policies under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and applicable state law. He also provides guidance to clients on various business litigation matters including the enforcement of noncompetition agreements and claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertising, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.

David has recently practiced in state court and represented employers in administrative actions with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Labor. 

Additionally, David has worked in-house as an employment attorney for a major petroleum and convenience store retailer. During his time in-house, David regularly provided day-to-day employment and business litigation advice, management training, and gained a deep understand of how to best serve his client’s needs.

While in law school, David was a member of both the Emory Moot Court Society as well as the Labor and Employment Practice Society. David also participated in the Young Litigators Moot Court Competition – a Metro Atlanta middle and high school oral advocacy competition – where he served as a team coach.

Representative Experience
  • Represented client in breach of contract case where two former employees sought compensation for unpaid commissions and bonuses.

  • Drafted Fair Credit Reporting Act compliant background check forms and successfully implemented those forms to accompany a client’s online employment application.

  • Drafted restrictive covenant agreement for client, which included non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure clauses.

  • Conducted training for retail store managers regarding proper documentation methods for disciplining employees engaged in misconduct.