Greg Hare has been an employment lawyer at Ogletree Deakins his entire career, ever since 1991. He assists companies with human resources and employment-related litigation matters, including wrongful termination claims, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, employment contracts, trade secrets, and noncompete agreements.
He advises clients on a wide range of human resources topics, such as drug testing, employee discipline and discharge, severance planning, independent contractor classifications, wage payment, family and medical leave, disability law, military leave, joint employment issues, affirmative action and reductions in force.
Greg also counsels clients on traditional labor relations matters involving union avoidance, decertification, strike contingency planning, double-breasting, grievance administration and arbitration, collective bargaining, unfair labor practice litigation, and other matters involving the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), including “protected concerted activity” cases.
Greg encourages companies to develop proactive human resources strategies that will minimize exposure to costly litigation and disputes. This commonly includes conducting comprehensive employment law compliance audits, employment policy design and review, management training and counseling, and simulated problem solving workshops.
Outside the Office
Greg played NCAA Lacrosse at LeMoyne College and post-collegiate Club Lacrosse at UNC. He has enjoyed coaching youth sports teams in Atlanta, including baseball, lacrosse, football and basketball at the Northside Youth Organization and Northside Surge. Parishioner at Christ the King Catholic Church. Avid supporter of The Marist School, Catholic Charities of Atlanta, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. Father of 1 girl + 3 boys.