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Clifford Maxwell Weiss

Wrongful termination Attorney at Atlanta, GA

5.0   7 reviews

About Clifford

Learn Clifford’s areas of practice.

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. 

 

 

Licensed for 32 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1990
Updated 11/03/2022

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

Contact Clifford

Fox and Weiss, P.A.
3348 Peachtree Rd., NE
Tower Place 200, Suite 700
Atlanta, GA, 30326

Reviews

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Posted by Deena | October 26, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I highly recommend Cliff
Cliff exceeded my expectations with an employment lawsuit. He stopped the company’s lawyers from taking advantage of me with a lowball offer. Great results, Very knowledgeable lawyer,
Posted by anonymous | October 26, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
He knows what he's doing.
Great results. Very knowledgeable in his areas of expertise. He actually exceeded my expectations. I highly recommended Mr. Weiss.
Posted by Sarah | October 26, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
labor law contract
Mr. Weiss was extremely knowledgeable and helpful with concerns I had regarding labor law. He handled my situation quickly, professionally, and resolved our concerns.
Posted by anonymous | May 8, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Responsive and provided great advise
I consulted with Mr. Weiss on an employee termination issue. He provided me with great legal advise and helped me ensure that I took the right steps. We consulted via email and he responded in a very timely manner. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Mr. Cortez | February 13, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Quick reponses
Mr. Weiss responded to two questions posted online quickly. Regardless if these answers were not the answers I was looking for his response deserves 5 stars. I recommend this attorney for any wrongful termination matters or questions you may seek.
Posted by anonymous | February 13, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Review
Cliff has been working with us for several years now, and is very knowledgeable, experienced and informative in many areas of employment related legal matters. We trust in Cliff's guidance and quality, and will continue using his services.
Posted by Marian | May 13, 2010
Cliff Weiss Recommendation
Cliff works with RockTenn on a variety of employment law related matters. I have always found him to be helpful, informative and responsive to our needs. He's very well-versed in current laws and is knowledgeable enough about our company culture that he can provide answers that are consistent with prior practice.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 20 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Emory University School Of Law
  • 2006 - 2007
  • State Administrative Hearing Officer
  • GA. Dept. of Community Health
  • 1998 - 2008
  • State Administrative Hearing Officer
  • GA. State Health Planning Agency
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Chief Counsel for Emory Student Legal Services (Part-Time)
  • Emory University
  • 1990 - 2018
  • Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Emory University School Of Law
  • 1990 - 1992
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Education

  • Emory University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1990
  • Emory University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1987

Legal Cases

  • Reported Cases

Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Legal Leader in Labor & Employment Law
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • 2018
  • Legal Leader
  • Corporate Counsel
  • 2017

Publications

  • Atlanta Jewish Times
  • Numerous Articles on Business and Law
  • 2014
  • Atlanta Jewish Times
  • Numerous Articles on Business and Law
  • 2013
  • Atlanta Jewish Times
  • Numerous Articles on Business and Law
  • 2012
  • Georgia Apartment Law
  • Wage & Hour Laws and Child Labor Laws
  • 2005
  • Georgia Apartment Law
  • Wage & Hour Laws and Child Labor Laws
  • 2000
  • Georgia Apartment Law
  • Wage & Hour Laws and Child Labor Laws
  • 1997
  • Georgia Jurisprudence
  • Georgia Labor & Employment Law
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Employment Law Update
  • Employment Law and Recruiting
  • 2016
  • Annual Continuing Nursing Education Seminar
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2010
  • Annual Conference
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • 2010
  • Annual Continuing Nursing Education Seminar
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2009
  • Annual Continuing Nursing Education Seminar
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2008
  • Annual Continuing Nursing Education Seminar
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2007
  • Annual Continuing Nursing Education Seminar
  • Employment Law Update
  • 2006
  • Legal Rights Seminar
  • Legal Rights of Women in Georgia
  • 2005
  • Georgia Child Care Association Seminar
  • Legal Update
  • 1999
  • Georgia Continuing Medical Education Seminar
  • Employment Law for Doctors
  • 1998
  • Annual Conference
  • Labor & Employment Laws
  • 1997
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (9)
Wrongful termination Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Cliff for many years. He is very knowledgeable in his practice areas of labor & employment, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and i am happy to refer him business."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cliff Weiss is a leading attorney in employment law. Among the people and businesses to whom I have recommended Cliff was a close relative of mine. It is difficult for me to think of a stronger endorsement one attorney may provide about another attorney than the referral of a family member."
Wrongful termination Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cliff is the attorney that I refer my clients to when they need help with employment issues. He is extremely knowledgeable and treats his clients well. My wife, who is in corporate HR, has also worked with Cliff on employment issues. I highly endorse Cliff."
Wrongful termination Attorney | Feb 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Cliff is an extremely intelligent lawyer and strong advocate for his clients. I refer employment cases to him often with confidence since he is also very good with client communication. I strongly endorse this lawyer."
Discrimination Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Mr. Weiss on a number of matters over the years. He is extremely knowledgeable on all things employment related including contracts, wage and hour cases and discrimination cases."
Wrongful termination Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Weiss is a brilliant employment attorney. He is well known for achieving excellent results for his clients. I highly recommend him."
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Atlanta Wrongful termination Lawyer Clifford Maxwell Weiss
Clifford Maxwell Weiss
Wrongful termination Attorney
Atlanta, GA
Licensed for 32 years
Free Consultation