Marietta Employment Law and Business Litigation Attorneys

Marietta Employment & Civil Rights Attorneys

Fighting to preserve your job, your employee rights, and your civil rights in Georgia


Marietta, Georgia and Cobb County are growing at a rapid pace. The area is home to some of the best- known employers – Lockheed Martin Aeronautical, The Home Depot, and WellStar Health System. The region has a first-rate county education system. More than 350,00 people in the region work in transportation, manufacturing, agriculture, mining, telecommunications, retail, entertainment, electronic technology, manufacturing, finance, government, and many other types of employment.

This array of opportunities is great for employers and employees, but only if everyone who wants a job or has a job is valued based on their abilities and contributions to their companies – and not devalued because of their race, sex, national origin, or other identity characteristics.  The civil rights of all Marietta residents need to be respected so that they contribute to making Marietta a great place to live.

At Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP, our Marietta employee and civil rights lawyers fight to ensure judgments about work do not discriminate, that employers do harass their employees, that employers pay you everything you earned, and that employers don’t retaliate because an employee asserted their rights or disclosed employer fraud. We fight for anyone whose Constitutional rights or federal rights were violated. Our lawyers are also experienced business litigators. Call us today to discuss your right to fair play in your job and your life. We represent employees who work in every profession and every pay scale.

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This was my first time having to seek legal counsel on an employment issue so I was a bit nervous about the process. I was referred to Ed Buckley by a friend I respect and trust, and one that has over 20 years of experience in law. Mr. Buckley made the process much less intimidating for me. Many thanks to Mr. Buckley and team for helping me. I'd definitely hire them again. – Google review

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Our Marietta employment and civil rights attorneys make a difference


The difference between having a job and not having a job is day and night. The difference between respect for your Constitutional rights and the loss of the rights is the difference between humanity and inhumanity. At Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP, our Marietta employment and civil rights fight to shine a light on employers who discriminate, harass you, fail to pay your full wages and benefits, retaliate, refuse to protect your safety, and mistreat you in other ways. We fight to hold police officers and other government officials accountable to the sunlight of justice when they deny your civil rights.

Our employment and civil rights attorneys are connected to Marietta, and the rest of Georgia through our work, our homes, our love of Georgia, and our participation in our local communities. We’ve been fighting for nearly a combined century to ensure employees and residents of Marietta enjoy their workplace connections and their freedoms guaranteed by the US Constitution and feral laws. We want your connections to be our connections. We want you to enjoy your work and life in Marietta.

We help every type of employee, including construction, hospitality, healthcare, retail, transportation, industrial workers, C-suite executives, and professionals.

Former clients and many law firms recommend Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP’s Marietta employment and civil rights attorneys because of our record of success in courtrooms, appellate courts, and before the US Supreme Court. We’re repeatedly in the news for our advocacy for clients fighting for their rights.

Our achievements include:

  • Rated by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, and Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite”
  • Nearly a century of combined experience
  • Millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for the victims of employer and government official misconduct
  • A balanced team of tough and persuasive employment and civil rights attorneys

We represent all workers no matter their job or pay level. We represent anyone whose civil rights were violated no matter their background.

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What types of employment claims do your Marietta attorneys handle?


If you have any concerns about your employee rights, contact us now. We handle the full range of employee complaints, including:

Discrimination and wrongful treatment

You need your job. You want to contribute. You worked hard to develop the skills to do your job. Employers in Marietta are required to judge you based on your abilities and not any of your personal characteristics such as your race, sex, religion, disability, age (over 40), a disability, sexual identity, gender preference, or your national origin. We’ll fight to hold your employer accountable. We’ve helped numerous employees obtain full compensation and additional statutory damages for discriminating against you.

There are different types of harassment – sexual, racial, and harassment based on other protected characteristics. Harassment includes quid pro quo harassment (requesting sexual favors for better treatment at work) and hostile workplace harassment (creating an environment where your discomfort level is pervasive, serious, and based on your protected class).

Our Marietta employee lawyers also file retaliation claims when employers fire you or negatively affect your employment because you asserted your employee rights.

Our Marietta employment lawyers handle the following types of employment discrimination and wrongful treatment claims:

Financial rights

At Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP, we file class action claims when employers deny employees their overtime pay, minimum wage, commissions, and full wages.  We also represent C-suite executives in severance pay disputes, restrictive covenant disputes, and disputes about all the compensation and benefits that are part of the written employment contract.

Our Marietta employment attorneys represent employees in:

Employment retaliation and whistleblower claims

Your employer has no right to punish your for assert any of your legal rights including the right to file discrimination claims, take a protected leave of absence, or blow the whistle on employer misconduct. We protect your rights when you file:

Personal employment rights

We represent workers who have their rights violated when they take a protected leave of absence from work related to a serious medical condition, to care for a family member, or to adopt a child.

If you need to care for a new addition to your family or the health of anyone close to you, you have the right to unpaid leave if you have worked for your employer for at least twelve months and other conditions are met.

If you suffer a vehicle accident, a slip and fall, a machinery accident, or any other type of workplace injury, we’ll help you file your workers’ compensation claim. We also file Georgia workers’ compensation claims for employees who become ill due to their job.

Our Marietta employment lawyers also fight to protect the rights of truck drivers who complain their job isn’t safe and military service members who have concerns about job security when they return from their tour of duty.

Call our Marietta employment attorneys if you have any questions about the following:

What types of civil rights claims do your Marietta attorneys handle?

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We handle discrimination and retaliation cases, the use of excessive force, and all other types of cases that involve the violation of your US Constitutional rights or rights granted by state or federal law.

At Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP, our Marietta civil rights attorneys represent Marietta residents of all     races, all backgrounds, and all income levels, who are mistreated by the police, government officials, municipalities, and other people and entities who act under the “color of state law.”

We handle:

  • Civil Rights Claims
  • 1983 Claims
  • LGBTQ+ Claims
  • Sexual Assault Claims
  • Constitutional Rights Violations

Our Marietta lawyers are recognized nationwide due to our win in a breakthrough US Supreme Court case, Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga, that protects employees from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Which people and places decide my Marietta employment and civil rights claims?

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Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP’s employment and civil rights lawyers are skilled and seasoned lawyers. We are respected by clients and lawyers to fight for clients:

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What laws help victims of employment or governmental mistreatment in Marietta?


Our laws and the court opinions that interpret them are the basis for every employee rights and every civil rights case. Our Marietta employment and civil rights lawyers use every law and opinion possible to help support your case including:

What damages can I claim in my employment and civil rights claims in Marietta?

Our attorneys understand how much employees need every dollar. We understand the loss of dignity and respect when discrimination occurs and when your civil rights are violated. We demand compensation for all your losses based on the type of claim you have as follows:

  • Most discrimination claims and retaliation claims. All your financial damages including lost income, lost benefits, lost seniority, vacation pay, the cost to look for new work, job reinstatement, compensatory and/or liquidated damages, legal fees, and punitive damages.
  • Sexual assault. Damages for your medical bills, lost wages, and emotional pain and suffering.
  • Wage, overtime, and correct pay claims. We often file class and collective actions when a group of workers are not paid what they deserve.
  • C-suite executive claims. We negotiate and litigate severance packages and the removal or limitation of restrictive covenants – along with all your other contract benefits such as retirement benefits and stock options.
  • Whistleblower claims. We work to ensure you receive any compensation authorized by the whistleblower lawyers and that your employer is held liable for any retaliation.
  • Civil rights claims. We seek compensatory damages when your rights are violated.

When do I need to contact you about my Marietta employment or civil rights claim?

The deadlines vary depending on the type of claim you have. Some deadlines are very short. The best step you can take is to contact our Marietta employment and civil rights lawyers as soon as possible. We’ll promptly review and file your claim. We’ll answer all your questions. We’ll help you obtain the evidence you need. Waiting can only hurt your chances of success. Call us today.

Do you have a Marietta employment/civil rights attorney near me?

Our Marietta employment and civil rights lawyers meet clients at our Atlanta office located at 600 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3900. We also arrange phone and video consultations by appointment, and proudly serve clients throughout Georgia, including in Atlanta, Augusta, Athens, Columbus, Gainesville, Macon, and Savannah.

Stay calm. We’re seasoned advocates. We’ll guide you and prepare you for each step of your claim.

Ready to assert your rights? Speak with our employment and civil rights attorneys in Marietta today.

At Buckley Bala Wilson Mew LLP, we understand the courage it takes to fight for your rights. We’ll explain your rights, how the claims process works, and why you have a right to be angry and upset. Employer misconduct is inexcusable. Employers know the rules. Governmental misconduct is inexcusable. Government officials know the rules. Justice requires holding employers and governmental officials accountable and making them pay the damages you deserve. We’ve helped many clients in your position. To schedule a consultation with our Marietta employment and civil rights attorneys, call or contact us today.