FordHarrison's Atlanta Office Adds Two New Associates

Date   Dec 17, 2015

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that David R. Anderson and Chelsey M. Lewis have joined the firm as Associates in the Atlanta office.

"We are pleased that we have been able to add such highly talented individuals to our team," said John Monroe, Managing Partner of FordHarrison's Atlanta office. "We are certain they will help deliver the high quality service and work product our clients have come to expect from us."

David Anderson focuses his practice on the representation of clients in disputes related to labor and employment law. Prior to joining FordHarrison, David served as a judicial intern for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of the State of Illinois. In this role he drafted legal opinions on a variety of matters including breach of contract, violation of fiduciary duty and statute of frauds. David also performed legal research and observed trials, pleas and court proceedings.

While in law school, David was a member of both the Emory Moot Court Society as well as the Labor and Employment Practice Society. He also served as a team coach for the Young Litigators Moot Court Competition. 

About joining the firm, David said, "I am excited to have the opportunity to develop my practice and learn from such renowned and seasoned attorneys. I look forward to providing excellent service to our clients."

Chelsey Lewis concentrates her practice on representing employers in claims relating to labor and employment law. Prior to joining FordHarrison, Chelsey was an intern with Judge John J. Goger in the Superior Court of Fulton County. In this role, she conducted legal research, prepared memoranda, and wrote draft opinions in complex civil and criminal cases. 

During law school, Chelsey served on the Managing Board of the Georgia Law Review, president of the Labor and Employment Law Association and vice president of the Equal Justice Foundation. 

About joining the firm, Chelsey said, "FordHarrison provides an innovative and energetic working environment, both for its attorneys and for its clients. I could not ask for a better place to develop and grow my practice."

Both David and Chelsey are part of FordHarrion's Year One Associate Development Program, a 15-month program of on-the-job training through mentoring, hands-on work assignments, and direct observation of legal matters. During the 15-month program, Year One associates have no billable hour requirements.