Elizabeth K. Dorminey

Principal

 Elizabeth K. Dorminey

Greater Atlanta Area

Elizabeth (Betsy) Dorminey, a Principal in the Firm, advises and represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on wage & hour, Title VII, and workplace safety (OSHA). She has been successful defending employers in a number of collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and has won many hotly contested cases on summary judgment, avoiding time-consuming and expensive trials. For clients in construction and manufacturing, she has prevailed over the Solicitor of Labor in a number of OSHA cases. Betsy defends and advises large and small clients in many industries, including food processing, farming, manufacturing, and construction.

Speaking and Writing

Betsy teaches, speaks and writes on a variety of issues. She has appeared in radio debates on NPR, recorded commentary on Supreme Court decisions for SCOTUS cast, and testified before Congress on internet accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

She is the co-author, with Larry Stine and Mark Waschak, of Occupational Safety and Health Law: Compliance and Practice (Thomson/West 2008-2012).

Education

Betsy earned a JD from the University of Georgia, and an LL.M from Columbia. She was a Law Clerk to the Hon. Edward Carnes of the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and held several posts in the U.S. Departments of Justice and Commerce prior to entering private practice. She is admitted to the state bars of Georgia, New York and Connecticut, and to Federal Appeals and District Courts in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, North and South Carolina, Arkansas and Texas.

Elizabeth K. Dorminey's Latest Resources

Webinar: Employee or Independent Contractor: It’s Not Just a Matter of Choice
11 July 2022

Webinar: Employee or Independent Contractor: It’s Not Just a Matter of Choice

This webinar will explore the requirements – and consequences – for classifying workers as employees or independent contractors.  Many employers falsely assume that it’s a simple matter of choice, but it isn’t.  This webinar will familiarize you with Federal and State law requirements that will guide you in the proper classification and compensation of your workforce.

10 June 2020

Senior Principal Larry Stine Featured in National News for OSHA Expertise

06 September 2019

Get Ready to Submit Detailed Pay Data to EEOC by September 30

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