Clifford Maxwell Weiss has earned the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell for attorneys, and has been recognized by Corporate Counsel Magazine as a Legal Leader in Labor & Employment Law. Cliff focuses his practice in the areas of labor & employment law and general litigation. He also develops programs for employers in the areas of employment discrimination & harassment, workers’ compensation, unfair labor practices, disability claims, wage & hour claims, unemployment claims/taxes, employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete, non-solicitation & non-disclosure agreements, wrongful discharge, affirmative action plans, OSHA charges, employee handbooks, and supervisory training. In addition to representing employers, about one-fourth of Cliff’s practice is devoted to representing employees
Prior to forming Fox and Weiss, P.A., Cliff practiced law in the Atlanta offices of two nationwide law firms, where he handled primarily employment law and corporate litigation. He earned both his undergraduate degree and his law degree from Emory University, where he received numerous awards and honors. Cliff has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, and has taught courses in Wage & Hour Law, Trial Techniques, as well as Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy. Additionally, he is in his twenty-seventh year as Counsel for Emory University Student Legal Services. Cliff has served as General Counsel for the Georgia Association of Personnel Services, Zadok Publishing, LLC, and Home Mortgage Financial Corp. He was appouinted by Governors Zell Miller, Roy Barnes, and Sonny Perdue to serve as a part-time State Administrative Hearing Officer for the Georgia Department of Community Health and for the Georgia State Health Planning Agency, where he presided over trials, adjudicated verdicts, and entered orders regarding applications for Certificates of Need for new institutional health services to be provided by doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare systems.
Cliff has been published in state and national business and legal publications, and served as the Editor in Chief of the Atlanta Jewish Times from March 2012 to December 2014. He is a co-author of the labor and employment chapters of the legal encyclopedia, Georgia Jurisprudence, (West Publishing Co., 1996, 2002) and wrote the chapters on wage & hour laws and child labor laws in the book Georgia Apartment Law, (Georgia Apartment Assoc. Publishing, 1997, 2002). Cliff is also an active seminar speaker, and he has presented programs for the Georgia Assoc. of Personnel Services, Georgia Assoc. of Nurses in Long Term Care, Georgia Nursing Home Assoc., Georgia Continuing Medical Education, Georgia Child Care Assoc., and Emory University. He is recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell. Cliff is a member of Temple Beth Tikvah, where he has served as the synagogue President.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS HAVE INCLUDED: Access General Insurance Agency; American Casualty Ins. Co.; AmSouth, Inc.; Atlantic Limousines, Inc.; Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP); Balfour Residential, LLC; Bank of America; Ben Meadows Company; BioMed Plus, Inc; The Bombay Company; Capetown Diamond/Capetown Luxury Group, Inc.; CNA Insurance Co.; Continental Casualty Ins. Co.; Datatex TIS, A.G.; Formula 1 Imports, Inc.; The Frick Co.; Gallagher Bassett Insurance Services; Gorin’s/Great Wraps/J. Brenner’s Restaurants; Hearthstone of Roswell Personal Care Home; Home Focus Services, LLC; Kitchen Fronts of Georgia, Inc.; Leisure Bay Industries (Recreational Factory Warehouse); Pilgrim Dust Control, Inc./Pilgrim Mat Services; Preferred Administrative Services, Inc.; Rock-Tenn Corp.; Sheakley Uniservice, Inc.; Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.; Swiss Watch Expo, LLC; Temple Beth Tikvah; Travelers Insurance Companies; and Unicomp, Inc.
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