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Jaclyn Rodriguez Lee

Associate Atlanta

Jaclyn Rodriguez Lee represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including employment litigation and counseling.  Ms. Lee defends clients in federal and state matters, including actions brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Section 1981, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, and related state law claims.  She also represents employers in litigation concerning non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.  In addition, Ms. Lee has experience reviewing and creating employee handbooks and policies, drafting and negotiating employment agreements, and providing advice to employers regarding litigation avoidance.

While at Duke University, she was captain of the women’s swim team.


Experience

Ms. Lee has experience litigating cases for private and public employers of all sizes and from all industries.  She has represented clients against allegations of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, defamation, breach of contract, and other violations of state and federal law.  Ms. Lee has also defended clients against alleged violations of wage and hour laws.

Ms. Lee has additional experience advising employers on wage and hour compliance, employee handbooks, termination and job elimination, and family and medical leave.  She also represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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June 20, 2013 - SHRM.org - "State Employee Drug Testing Program Found Unconstitutional"
March 2010 - North Carolina Banking Institute Journal - "The Card Act of 2009: An Adequate Legislative Solution To Abusive Credit Card Practices Or Evidence Of The Need For A Dedicated Consumer Credit Card Regulator?"

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