Martin H. Steckel is a senior principal in the firm. He received his A.B. in 1968 and his J.D. in 1972 from The University of Georgia, and attended Duke University and George Washington University Law School. He practices in all areas of management representation for labor and employment law, and currently advises clients involved in food processing, transportation, construction, retail, services, emergency medical services, and trade associations, among others.
He has extensive experience in virtually all practice areas of labor management defense; development of proactive corporate HR programs and policies, including union avoidance; labor negotiation, arbitration and labor contract administration; dispute resolution; employment agreements and executive compensation, as well as Title VII and FLSA litigation. Mr. Steckel is a member of the American Bar Association, the Georgia and Atlanta Bar Associations.
He serves on the board of several educational and medical charities, including the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta and REACH Georgia, a privately funded, needs based scholarship/mentorship program. He has also been selected by his peers as one of 2014’s and 2015's “Best Lawyers in America”. He is a co-author, along with senior principals Jim Wimberly and Les Schneider on the book entitled Construction Industry Labor & Employment Law.
During late 2016, the firm added Thomas Walker as Of Counsel. In addition to his experience in litigation and employment law, Thomas has twenty-four years' experience practicing workers’ compensation law mostly defending employers/insurers and self-insured employers.
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