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John Lawrence Mays

Employment and labor Attorney at Atlanta, GA

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I represent clients in class and collective action cases concerning employee compensation and provide legal counsel to small businesses, primarily regarding employment issues, trade secrets, data breaches, and contract matters. Our firm is a full-service law practice representing clients across the country, and we have won landmark victories before the U.S. Supreme Court. We have served as class counsel in nationwide collective actions for unpaid wages and have a strong record defending indiviuduals and companies in court and administrative proceedings. 

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Licensed for 12 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2010
Updated 11/03/2022

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

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Parks, Chesin & Walbert
75 14th St
Ste 2600
Atlanta, GA, 30309

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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 40%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Parks, Chesin & Walbert
  • 2019 - Present
  • Partner
  • MAYS & KERR LLC
  • 2010 - 2018

Education

  • Columbia University
  • N/A
  • Emory University
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • Alhallaq v. Radha Soami Trading, 1:11-cv-00700
  • Defendant's Motion to Dismiss was granted, and decision was affirmed by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Associations

  • Columbia Club of Atlanta
  • N/A
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Annual Convention Committee Co-Chair
  • 2014 - 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Representing Tipped Employees
  • 2014
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Georgia chapter)
  • Wage and hour issues addressed at NELACon 2012
  • 2012
  • Georgia State University Law School
  • Labor & Employment Practice
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (0)
Employment and labor Attorney | Aug 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse John. His firm provides excellent representation to my clients who face employment law issues."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"John's extensive knowledge of employment law and his litigation experience are the foundation of the great results he gets for clients again and again. He puts the client first, and he spares no effort in working to accomplish the client's goals."
Employment and labor Attorney | Jul 18
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I opposed John and his partner Jeff Kerr on an overtime case. John is a great lawyer with a keen awareness of FLSA law. He is also a tough negotiator. I highly recommend John Mays."
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