Practice and Industry Groups

Jana L. Korhonen

Of Counsel Atlanta

Jana Korhonen is an employment litigator and counselor. Jana litigates employment cases under federal and state law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Drawing on her past experience as an in-house labor & employment attorney, Jana provides practical, cost-effective solutions for clients consistent with their overarching business objectives and philosophies. 


Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment for employers in federal and state court employment litigation.
  • Secured defense verdict and fee award in bench trial in Georgia.
  • Successfully represented clients before the U.S. Department of Labor in response to OSHA complaints.
  • Created an innovative electronic tracking methodology to achieve client’s wage and hour compliance objectives at eight locations.
  • Advised client on comprehensive plan for closing facility in compliance with federal and state WARN laws and retaining top talent for other available positions within the company. 

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Pro Bono Partnership
  • Georgia Bar Association

Speeches:

  • National Business Institute CLE - ''Employee Documentation, Discipline & Discharge'' - Atlanta - March 2013
  • The Leader Within - ''Leading in the Community: Being on a Board, Live and Grow'' - Atlanta - January 2013
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