For the past seventeen years, Brett Adair has represented employers in Alabama and throughout the United States in cases involving all aspects of employment and labor law, including employment discrimination and sexual harassment allegations, whistleblower clams, employee benefit issues, employment tort and contract claims, wage and hour issues, OSHA investigations and contests, workers' compensation retaliation claims, non-compete agreement disputes, misappropriation of trade secrets claims, and unfair competition claims.
Brett counsels clients on various employment matters, including issues arising under Title VII; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Americans With Disabilities Act; the Family and Medical Leave Act; labor and employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions; executive employment contracts; drafting and enforceability of non-compete and confidentiality agreements; preparing and reviewing employee handbooks and corporate policies; employee discipline; drug and alcohol testing; and wage and hour matters.
Brett conducts training sessions for managers and supervisors with a focus on teaching strong management fundamentals in order to build employee morale and productivity, accomplish management objectives and ensure legal compliance. Brett has also been retained to serve as a neutral third party investigator following internal harassment and discrimination claims.
Brett is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, all state and federal district courts in Alabama, the Middle District of Georgia and all state courts in Georgia. Brett has represented employers in litigation and administrative proceedings in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas, Indiana, Iowa, Nevada, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Brett is a member of the Alabama and Georgia State Bars and the Birmingham Bar Association. He is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubble, the highest rating available given by other attorneys regarding legal ability and ethical standards. Brett was again named as one of Birmingham's Top Attorneys in Employment Litigation by Birmingham Magazine and was named the 2009 Lawyer of the Year by the Birmingham Legal Secretaries Association. Brett is a 1995 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law and a member of the Order of the Coif.
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