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Fletcher Beaumont Howard

Employment and labor Attorney at Atlanta, GA

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Beau Howard

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About Fletcher

Learn Fletcher’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    I advise small and medium businesses concerning policies, procedures, audit employment practices, draft handbooks and policies, defend regulatory charges from the EEOC and DOL, and defend employment lawsuits related to discrimination, wages, leave, benefits, etc.

    13 years, 35 cases

  2. Class action
    I defend employment class and collective actions.

  3. Litigation
    I represent businesses in contract and business tort disputes.

    20 years, 55 cases

I represent business in labor & employment matters, including:

  • FLSA compliance;
  • Development of pay practices and policies;
  • Proper classification of independent contractors and employees;
  • Proper classification of employees as exempt or non-exempt;
  • Defense of class-action, collective-action and single-plaintiff lawsuits;
  • Development of enforceable mediation and arbitration programs;
  • Defense of administrative claims before the NLRB, DOL, and EEOC;
  • Arbitration claims;
  • Analysis and enforcement of non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality agreements;
  • Traditional labor matters, including unfair labor practices claims; and
  • Union avoidance, planning, and strategy.

I also have a practice focus on privacy law, internet forensics, and business litigation. I have successfully represented businesses and individuals in lawsuits involving wrongdoing over the Internet, including defamation, computer hacking, identity theft, and theft of confidential business information.

Licensed for 19 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 11/03/2022
State VA
Status Active
Acquired 2003
Updated 02/13/2017

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

Contact Fletcher

Fox Rothschild LLP
1180 W. Peachtree St. NW Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA, 30309


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2007
intelligent and trustworthy
Beau Howard is a very competent and extremely intelligent attorney. As a business partner and personal friend of Beau's I fully believe in his dedication and ability in his profession. I give him my full support.
Posted by anonymous | June 29, 2007
Go with Beau!
Beau is a very professional and adept attorney. His is very honest and kept the lines of communication open throughout the entire litigation process. I would recommend Beau to any of my family and friends and know that when I continue to work with him in the future, he will never disappoint. Best of luck!


  • Hourly Rates $ 250-325 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • 2019 - Present
  • Partner
  • Freed Howard LLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin
  • 2004 - Present
  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Richard Schell
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Law Clerk
  • Finkelstein, Thompson & Loughran
  • 2003 - 2003
  • Judicial Intern
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • 2002 - 2002
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  • George Washington University National Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000


  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Membership Committee
  • 2016 - Present
  • United States Sailing Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Southern Off Road Biking Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • German


  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • "Legal Elite"​ - Labor and Employment
  • Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 2016
  • "Legal Elite"​ - Labor and Employment
  • Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 2015
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Board -- Outstanding Counselor
  • 2001
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • 2000
  • Neilson Scholarship
  • 1999
  • Bicentennial Scholarship
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Ward Communications 25th Anniversiary Conference
  • Union Avoidance Strategies
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (12)
Endorse Fletcher
Litigation Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Beau is a fantastic and sharp lawyer. I highly recommend him."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Beau Howard as a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for his clients!"
Unknown Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Beau is a superb attorney who is dedicated to finding the best strategy possible for his clients. He impresses me daily with his deep understanding of the law, and has a great sense of humor to boot. Beau is a wonderful mentor, and a great advocate."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Beau is a smart and aggressive litigator, tirelessly focused on results and client satisfaction."
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Litigation Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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