ATLANTA, GA (August 12, 2014) -- Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce Carla Gunnin has joined the firm’s Atlanta office as Shareholder.  Ms. Gunnin, who joins the firm from Baker Donelson, regularly litigates cases before federal and state administrative tribunals throughout the United States in matters of Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) law and Mine Safety and Health (MSHA) law

“Carla’s decades of experience with more than 15 different state OSHA boards will be a great benefit to our expanding Workplace Safety and Health practice group,” said Washington, D.C. Region Shareholder Bradford T. Hammock, Co-Leader of the Group.  “We are excited to work with someone of her caliber as we continue to enhance the way we serve our clients.”

“Carla brings with her an impressive reputation, and we are pleased to welcome her to our Atlanta team,” added David L Gordon, Managing Shareholder of the office.  “We are confident that her background will be an immediate asset to our regional capabilities.”

Ms. Gunnin, who previously served as a trial attorney for the Department of Labor (DOL), has successfully handled OSHA matters involving egregious citations, willful citations, fatality-related citations and complex multi-employer worksite issues. In addition, she has represented employers across all types of industries in a wide variety of DOL issues.

Ms. Gunnin is a frequent speaker on OSHA and MSHA compliance and defense issues. She has appeared before Society for Human Resource (SHRM) professionals, and spoken on OSHA topics for the National Rural Electric COOP Association, Organization Resource Counselors (ORC) Worldwide and the American Meat Institute.

Ms. Gunnin received her B.S. in International Relations from the University of Alabama and her J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law.  She is admitted to practice in Alabama and Georgia.

Jackson Lewis’ Atlanta office can be reached at (404) 525-8200. 

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With over 770 attorneys practicing in 55 locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" named Jackson Lewis the 2014 "Law Firm of the Year" in the Litigation-Labor and Employment category. The firm was also named a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment, and earned a spot on the BTI Power Elite for being recognized by corporate counsel as one of the top law firms in building and maintaining client relationships. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 550 class actions.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.

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