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Kevin Dwyer Fitzpatrick

Employment and labor Attorney at Atlanta, GA

5.0   1 review

About Kevin

Learn Kevin’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    70%
    Labor and Employment law with an emphasis on wage and hour cases.

    40 years, 300 cases

  2. Contracts and agreements
    25%

  3. Aviation
    5%
    Representation of airmen in FAA Enforcement Proceedings

    34 years, 300 cases

A member of the firm since 2005, Kevin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oglethorpe University in 1978 and a J.D. from the Emory University School of Law in 1982. In 2011, Spring Hill College awarded Kevin a Certificate of Ecclesial Ministry. From 1982 to 1986, Kevin served as in-house counsel for the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 3. During this time he represented the union in 10 Southeastern states and participated in contract negotiations between CWA and BellSouth. After leaving CWA, Kevin spent 16 years as a staff attorney and negotiator for the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the nation’s largest pilots’ union. While at ALPA, he provided strategic guidance and lead bargaining efforts with both major and regional airlines, including Delta Air Lines. He has extensive experience in FAA Enforcement actions and NTSB aircraft accident investigations. He is a frequent speaker at CLE conferences. Kevin is a member of the National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association and the Railway Labor Act Committee of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section.

Mr. Fitzpatrick serves on the Board of Trustees of Oglethorpe University and the Carter Center Board of Councilors. He is a past President of the Saint Thomas More Society of Atlanta and has also served as Chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. He is active in the Kairos Prison Ministry.

Licensed for 40 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1982
Updated 11/03/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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DeLong Caldwell Bridgers Fitzpatrick & Benjamin, LLC
101 Marietta Street NW
Suite 2650
Atlanta, GA, 30303

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Posted by Kim Bell | August 28, 2015
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Consultation with Kevin Fitzpatrick attorney at law
Very professional and very informative. I liked him very much. Kim A Bell

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • DeLong Caldwell Bridgers Fitzpatrick & Benjamin, LLC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Senior Contract Administrator
  • Air Line Pilots Association
  • 1988 - 2004
  • Associate
  • Adair Goldthwaite
  • 1986 - 1987
  • District Counsel
  • Communications Workers of America
  • 1982 - 1986
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Education

  • Spring Hill College
  • Certificate of Ecclesial Ministry
  • 2011
  • Emory University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Oglethorpe University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1978

Associations

  • Kairos Prison Ministry
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Georgia chapter)
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Saint Thomas More Society of Atlanta
  • Board Member -Former Chairman
  • 1995 - Present
  • Stormy Petrel Bar Association
  • Founder
  • 1992 - Present
  • National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • American Bar Association -Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member - Former Chairman
  • 1982 - Present
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Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • 13th Annual Conference of the Labor and Employment Section
  • Name That Objection!
  • 2019
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Convention
  • The Common Interest Doctrine - A Double Edged Sword
  • 2015
  • NELA-GA Fall CLE Program
  • Individual, Successor In Interest & Joint Liability in Employment Cases
  • 2014
  • NELA-GA Fall CLE
  • Presenting Evidence in an Employment Case
  • 2013
  • 2008 Georgia Aviation Expo and Conference
  • The Perils and Pitfalls of Aviation Security Agreements
  • 2008
  • Carl A Warns, Jr. Labor and Employment Law Institute
  • Employer Responses to Blogging
  • 2006
  • 2006 Georgia Labor Management Conference
  • Effective Grievance Handling
  • 2006
  • NTSB Bar Association Southeast Region CLE
  • Representation of Airman During the Field Phase of NTSB Investigations
  • 2001
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Employment and labor Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jan 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent employment law attorney!"
Litigation Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Kevin on many occassions and am quite impressed with his ability to quickly decipher a situation to efficiently reach a favorable result."
Employment and labor
Chapter 11 bankruptcy