FordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Gordon M. Berger as a partner in the firm's Atlanta office. Previously, Berger was a partner with Wagner, Johnston & Rosenthal PC in Atlanta.
Berger works with employers to resolve complex employment disputes and to reduce litigation risk. He regularly advises businesses in a multitude of employment and corporate law matters, including EEO, wage & hour, restrictive covenants, employment agreements and day-to-day employment and business law issues. He is especially experienced in advising alternative staffing organizations or administrative services organizations (ASOs), professional employer organizations (PEOs) and staffing companies.
Berger also reviews and drafts employment agreements, covenants not to compete and employee handbooks to ensure compliance with state and federal employment laws. He is also adept at responding to EEO and DOL inquiries and has more than 20 years of experience in litigation defense. He routinely assists clients with employment law training needs for their HR personnel and front-line managers, ensuring that common areas of employment law liability are proactively identified and addressed. Berger received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 1991.
"We are pleased to have Gordon joining our firm," said John Monroe, managing partner of FordHarrison's Atlanta office. "I believe his employment law background and experience will be a valuable asset to our clients, both in Georgia and nationwide."