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Atlanta, GA 30305

Raanon Gal


Specialization
  • Arbitration
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Litigation

About Raanon's Practice

Raanon Gal focuses his practice on defending employers in employment discrimination, FMLA, wage and hour, harassment, and wrongful termination litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of industries and provided representation under Employment Practice Liability Insurance arrangements. He also has experience representing clients in cases involving noncompete agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment/business torts, and wage and hour litigation. His practice encompasses all areas relating to the counseling, training, and representation of management clients in federal and state courts as well as before state and local agencies.

Raanon frequently writes and lectures on FMLA, the ADA, record retention requirements, and sexual harassment avoidance. He also drafts employee handbooks, employers policies, and executive employment agreements. He is an editor of Georgia Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter on employment law developments in the state.

Education
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2004
  • University of Florida, B.A., 1999


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements
  • Editor, Georgia Employment Law Letter
  • Contributing Editor, Southeast Employment Law Letter
  • Co-Author, "All male, all nude, all damages awarded," Georgia Employment Law Letter, July 2018, and HR Daily Advisor, August 13, 2018
  • Co-Author, "Legal and practical pitfalls of loaning money to employees," Georgia Employment Law Letter, February 2016, and HR Hero Line, March 22, 2017
  • Presenter, "Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management," BLR 2017 FMLA Master Class, January 24, 2017
  • Author, "Does Withholding Final Wages Create FLSA Claim?" HR Daily Advisor, November 15, 2016
  • Author, "6th Circuit: Withholding final wages doesn't create FLSA claim for computer employee," Georgia Employment Law Letter, July 2016, and HR.BLR.com, August 25, 2016
  • Presenter, "Advanced Skills for Employee Leave Management," BLR 2016 FMLA Master Class, January 14, 2016
  • Author, "CVS convinces Georgia court to decertify FLSA collective action," Georgia Employment Law Letter, September 2015, and HR.BLR.com, October 28, 2015
  • Author, "Naked truth: Your porn-watching employees may land you in a lawsuit," Georgia Employment Law Letter, August 2015, and Tech for HR Blog, September 24, 2015
  • Quoted, "Reinventing your performance reviews? Don't forget the basics," HR Hero Line, August 21, 2015
  • Author, "Georgia fire chief fires off religious discrimination lawsuit," Georgia Employment Law Letter, March 2015, and HR.BLR.com, April 23, 2015
  • Author, "11th Circuit limits Georgia employers' defenses against FLSA claims," Georgia Employment Law Letter, February 2015, and HR.BLR.com, March 12, 2015
  • Co-Author, "What's the status of transgender employees in the workplace?" Georgia Employment Law Letter, October 2013, and Diversity Insight, November 17, 2013


Admitted to Practice
    Georgia; Tennessee; U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Tennessee, Western District of Arkansas, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, and Northern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits


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