Ms. Gorey began her legal career with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as an investigator and paralegal, and then eventually as a law clerk for the Office of Legal Counsel in Washington, D.C. Ms. Gorey spent several years in private practice with an international firm on the labor & employment practice team, before joining two separate corporations as in-house counsel. During a break from the practice of law, she became a Rule 31 Tennessee Supreme Court Mediator in Civil and Family law, as well as a Certified Divorce Coach. Ms. Gorey continued her expertise in human conflict management by becoming a certified life coach in the Adult Chair Model, by Michelle Chalfant. Before joining Ogletree Deakins, she was a personal coach for many individuals and couples struggling with conflict in relationships at work and at home.
Ms. Gorey advises clients on labor and employment matters including FMLA, ADA, Title VII, ADEA and other state laws. Ms. Gorey has represented clients in employment matters in state and federal court as well as before the EEOC, the NLRB and in state administrative matters.