Williams Parker is pleased to announce John C. Getty has joined the firm as an associate. He focuses his practice on labor and employment.
Mr. Getty represents employers regarding discrimination claims, wage and hour litigation, and investigations by regulatory agencies such as the Department of Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He has an extensive background in civil litigation, representing clients before state, federal, and administrative courts. His experience includes litigating matters related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). He also counsels employers on avoiding employment litigation through effective internal practices and policies, including helping with training on such policies, utilizing specifically tailored employee handbooks, thorough record-keeping, and reviewing and implementing appropriate pay practices. Prior to joining Williams Parker, Mr. Getty practiced in Louisiana for nine years. He obtained his J.D. from Emory University and earned his B.A. from The College of William and Mary.
Williams Parker’s labor and employment attorneys advise employers in both the public and private sectors across a wide range of industries. Representation includes defense litigation, risk management, workplace policies, and traditional labor law issues, and the group regularly practices before federal, state, and local administrative agencies and in federal and state courts. As the complexity of labor and employment law has increased, the knowledge, diverse backgrounds, and deep experience of the firm’s attorneys allows it to remain ahead of emerging and changing laws.