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Firm Overview

A full service employment and labor law firm, Irvin &
Kessler LLC pledges to serve its clients with insightful and practical labor and
employment law guidance. Irvin & Kessler LLC represents clients throughout
the United States with a particular focus in the Southeast. Our practice is a
reflection of the legal scholarship and workplace experience of our principals
and attorneys.

A. McArthur
Irvin for over 30 years has successfully represented clients in all aspects of larbor and employment law, serving as the chief lawyer in more than a dozen jury trials in lawsuits ranging from age discrimination to claims of sexual harassment. Sandra Kaye Bowen and Ann Hale-Smith each have more
than 20 years experience in employment and labor law and litigation. They
possess extensive and diverse knowledge which they use to advise and represent
clients in all areas, and complete our team.

We are sensitive to our clients'
needs for creative and effective fee arrangements. Our attorneys have entered
into numerous agreements which allow our clients to better predict and manage
legal costs. These arrangements include fixed retainers, competitive hourly
rates, combined hourly and contingent fees, incentive agreements and flat
fees.

Irvin & Kessler LLC has a proactive, preventive philosophy and
the experience and depth to champion the interests of our clients.

Main Office


3500 Piedmont Road NE
Suite 750
Atlanta  GA  30305

Phone
  • 404-237-1020

A. McArthur Irvin

Mac Irvin represents clients in labor relations and employment law matters. Mac has developed a positive approach to strengthening the employment environment and to crafting strategy and communications in resolving employment issues in matters ranging from union organizing and labor-management disputes to jury trials in federal and state courts.


Since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1991 that makes jury trials common in employment litigation, Mac has served consistently as lead counsel in jury trials. He often advises clients regarding the unique issues relating to plant start-ups and plant closings and has counseled employers on developing and implementing policies to deal with issues such as substance abuse, reductions in force, and sexual harassment.

He attended the Harvard Mediation Workshop and and the Arbitration Institue; and is registered as an arbitrator and mediator by the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Mac arbitrates and mediates and disputes involving employment agreements, trade secrets, business dissolution, and claims of age, race, religion, sex, national origin, and disability discrimination. He is a former President of Atlanta Dispute Resolution Lawyers and served as Chairman of the Labor Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association. Mac currently serves as Chair of a Sub-Committee of the ABA Labor & Employment Law Ethics & Professionalism Committee entitled: Ethics in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Mac is certified as a specialist in Labor and Employment Law by the Florida Bar. He was selected in a poll of lawyers by http://www.superlawyers.com as a Georgia Super Lawyer during 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. Member College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

• J.D., University of Florida, 1969
• B.S., University of Florida, 1961
* M.Litt. University of St Andrews (Scot) 2007

• Admitted to The Florida Bar, 1969
• Admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, 1970

• Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Eleventh Circuits

• Member American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, The Florida Bar, Lawyers Club of Atlanta

License
  • Bar Number: Admitted to practice
    Georgia , 1970
  • Bar Number: Admitted to practice
    Florida , 1969
Education
  • University of Florida
    Juris Doctor , 1969
    Gainesville, FL
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