Corporan v. Alston and Bird LLP

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Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit:

Labor: Fair Standards


Victoria M. Calvert


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  1. March 19, 2024

    Alston & Bird, Ex-Staffer Dodge Ga. Judge's Contempt Threat

    A Georgia federal judge in a hearing Tuesday backed off a threat to hold in contempt lawyers for Alston & Bird LLP and a former diversity staffer who sued the firm, alleging unpaid overtime claims, over their repeated failures to file a $55,000 settlement agreement with the court.

  2. March 15, 2024

    Alston & Bird, Ex-Employee File Deal After Contempt Threat

    Alston & Bird LLP and its former diversity and inclusion administrator have presented their proposed $55,000 settlement in Georgia federal court concerning unpaid overtime claims, after a judge ordered them to appear in court to explain why they hadn't already filed one.

  3. March 04, 2024

    Alston & Bird, DEI Staffer Could Face Contempt In OT Row

    Alston & Bird LLP and a former diversity and inclusion administrator who agreed to end unpaid overtime claims might face contempt rulings after they disregarded the court's requests to submit a settlement agreement, a Georgia federal judge said.

  4. January 22, 2024

    Ex-Alston & Bird Diversity Staffer Drops Claims Against Firm

    A former diversity and inclusion administrator for Alston & Bird LLP has dropped his overtime and retaliation claims against the firm roughly a year after a Georgia federal judge sent the case to arbitration.

  5. January 25, 2023

    Ex-Alston & Bird Staffer Must Arbitrate OT, Retaliation Claims

    Alston & Bird LLP on Wednesday successfully compelled into arbitration unpaid overtime and retaliation claims brought by a former diversity and inclusion administrator in Georgia federal court, with a judge ruling the employment agreement the administrator signed forces arbitration.

  6. May 27, 2022

    Ex-Alston & Bird Staffer Fights Firm's Arbitration Bid

    Alston & Bird can't force a former diversity and inclusion administrator to arbitrate claims of unpaid overtime and retaliation, the worker told a Georgia federal judge, saying the arbitration agreement he signed doesn't cover employment-related claims.

  7. May 09, 2022

    Alston & Bird Says Diversity Staffer Must Arbitrate OT Claims

    A former Alston & Bird diversity and inclusion administrator's suit claiming unpaid overtime and retaliation doesn't belong in court, the law firm said Monday, telling a Georgia federal judge the former employee signed a valid arbitration pact.

  8. March 01, 2022

    Alston & Bird Faces OT Suit By Diversity And Inclusion Staffer

    A former Alston & Bird LLP diversity and inclusion administrator said the firm discouraged him from reporting the actual overtime he regularly worked, claiming in a lawsuit in Georgia federal court that he also suffered retaliation when he raised concerns about his pay.