Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta Names Kristina Griffin "Rising Star"

Date   Mar 28, 2019

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta (PBPA) recognized Kristina Griffin with their first ever “Rising Star” award.

“It is an honor to be recognized by PBPA. The work they do is extremely important and I am grateful to be a part of helping these organizations live out their missions in our community,” said Kristina. Kristina’s pro bono work includes projects such as developing a subpoena response procedure, drafting a social media policy, and conducting a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) audit for the non-profit clients of PBPA.

PBPA connects a network of volunteer lawyers with local Georgia non-profits in need of free business legal services. Over the course of 13 years, the PBPA has worked with more than 3,000 lawyers in aiding over 850 nonprofits.

Kristina represents employers in labor and employment disputes and provides guidance on a variety of workplace issues, including non-compete agreements, personnel policies, and disability accommodations. She handles litigation arising from claims of discrimination under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and the FLSA. Kristina also counsels employers regarding implementing effective policies and procedures that comply with the law. She represents clients in state and federal court and also regularly handles charges of discrimination in administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.