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James Brian Ellington

Litigation Attorney at Augusta, GA

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Jim has handled cases involving virtually every aspect of labor and employment law and is the senior member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Group. His commitment to clients transcends current cases, as he frequently counsels clients on new changes in the law and how they will affect clients' employee relations. Jim’s general civil litigation practice emphasizes employment litigation, governmental liability and public employment litigation, civil rights litigation and media and communications law. Jim has tried cases in federal and state courts in the areas of employment discrimination, liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act, civil rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, media access, commercial disputes and products liability. He has extensive federal and state appellate experience.

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Licensed for 35 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 1987
Updated 11/03/2022

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Hull Barrett, PC (Previously Hull, Towill, Norman Barrett & Salley, PC)
801 Broad Street, 7th Floor
Augusta, GA, 30901

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AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Hull Barrett, PC
  • 1988 - Present
  • Clerkship
  • The Honorable Dudley H. Bowen, Jr., United States District Judge (Southern District of Georgia)
  • 1987 - 1988

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • University of Georgia, Athens
  • A.B
  • 1984

Associations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar Disciplinary Review Panel
  • Member & Past Chair
  • N/A
  • State Bar’s Formal Advisory Opinion Board
  • Member, Past Chair, & Past Vice Chair
  • N/A
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • Advisory Committee
  • N/A
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Awards

  • Super Lawyer (Employment & Labor)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer (Labor & Employment)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers, Litigation: Labor & Employment
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer - First Amedment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer - First Amedment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer (Employment Litigation Defense)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer (Employment Litigation Defense)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer - First Amedment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer - First Amedment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • N/A
  • Blue Key Young Alumnus Award
  • University of Georgia
  • N/A
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Augusta Litigation Lawyer James Brian Ellington
James Brian Ellington
Litigation Attorney
Augusta, GA
Licensed for 35 years