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David R. Kresser

Partner, Atlanta
Atlanta
t: 404.240.4208
f: 404.240.4249

Overview

David Kresser joined Fisher Phillips after graduation from law school and the firm elected him to partnership in 1993. David litigates employment claims and provides counseling and other legal services to employers across the country. David recognizes that employment claims represent a business problem and he strives to quickly and efficiently resolve them based on the unique needs of each client.

David represents large, multi-national corporations and small businesses and non-profit companies. He has extensive experience handling claims covered by employment practice liability insurance. His litigation practice runs the gamut from single plaintiff discrimination cases to class and collective actions. David has tried both jury and non-jury employment cases and was the principal drafter of the employer briefs filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Desert Palace, Inc. v. Costa, 539 U.S. 90 (2003), a case involving Title VII standards of proof.

Experience

Reported Cases

  • Richardson v. Exel Global Logistics, Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 169776 (M.D. Ga. 2015)
  • Bennett v. Wachovia Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20635 (N.D. Ga. 2012)
  • Evans v. Graphic Packaging, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 177116 (M.D. Tenn. 2012)
  • Floyd v. SunTrust Banks, Inc., 878 F. Supp. 2d 1316 (N.D. Ga. 2012)
  • Green v. Equifax Info., LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112373 (D.N.J. 2011)
  • Seifert v. Graphic Packaging International, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98467 (N.D. Ohio 2011)
  • Niblet v. Gulfstream Aerospace, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75266 (N.D. Tex. 2010)
  • E.E.O.C. v. Exel Inc., 259 F.R.D. 652 (N.D. Ga. 2008)
  • Rampura, LLC v. Main & 75 Ctr., LLC, 2008 WL 3861203 (N.D. Ga. 2008)
  • American Maritime Officers Union v. Interlake Steamship Co., 2007 WL 4287630 (N.D. Ohio 2007)
  • Grisby v. Wilberforce Univ., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49062 (S.D. Ohio 2007)
  • Warren v. Spectrum Stores, Inc., 2007 WL 1020949 (M.D. Ga. 2007)
  • Bullard v. Panasonic Corporation of North America, 418 F. Supp. 2d 802 (E.D. Va. 2006), aff’d per curiam, 193 F. App’x 260 (4th Cir. 2006)
  • Chambers v. Heidelberg USA, Inc., 2006 WL 1281308 (D.N.J. 2006)
  • Harris v. Equifax Inc., 2006 WL 819757 (N.D. Ga. 2006)
  • Pierri v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, 397 F. Supp. 2d 1364 (N.D. Ga. 2005)
  • McDaniel v. Merlin Corp., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16472 (N.D. Ga. 2003)
  • Watson v. Blue Circle, Inc., et al., 324 F.3d 1252 (11th Cir. 2003)
  • Airborne Freight Co., 338 NLRB No. 72 (2002)
  • Ulrich v. Linotype-Hell Co., 187 F. Supp. 2d 68 (E.D. N.Y. 2002)
  • Todd v. McCahan, 158 F. Supp. 2d 1369 (N.D. Ga. 2000)
  • Spence v. Panasonic Copier Company, et al., 46 F. Supp. 2d 1340 (N.D. Ga. 1999)
  • West v. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, 1999 WL 405236 (N.D. Tex. 1999)
  • Zurn/N.E.P.C.O., 329 NLRB No. 52 (1999)
  • Herbst v. System One Information Management, L.L.C., 31 F. Supp. 2d 1025 (N.D. Ohio 1998)
  • Walker v. MDM Services Corp., et. al., 997 F. Supp. 822 (W.D. Ky. 1998)
  • O'Brien v. Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, 1997 WL 764553 (W.D. Mo. 1997)
  • Weaver v. Yellow Freight Sys., Inc., 1997 WL 706477 (N.D. Ga. 1997)
  • Baker v. Integratec, 1996 WL 805040 (N.D. Ga. 1996)
  • Kresefsky v. Panasonic Communications & Systems Co., 169 F.R.D. 54 (D.N.J. 1996)
  • Mauclair v. Airborne Freight Co., 68 F.E.P. Cas. (BNA) 115 (N.D. Ga. 1996), aff’d., 81 F.3d 177 (11thCir. 1996)
  • Lawson v. Heidelberg Eastern, 872 F. Supp. 335 (N.D. Miss. 1995) aff'd, 70 F.3d 1269 (5th Cir. 1995)
  • Aimable v. Long and Scott Farms, 20 F.3d 434 (11th Cir. 1994)
  • Davis v. Customized Transportation, 854 F. Supp. 513 (N.D. Ohio 1994)
  • Green v. Heidelberg USA, Inc., 854 F. Supp. 511 (N.D. Ohio 1994)
  • Brown v. Consolidated Freightways, 152 F.R.D. 656 (N.D. Ga. 1993)
  • Murphy v. Yellow Freight System, Inc., 832 F. Supp. 1543 (N.D. Ga. 1993)
  • Robinson v. Yellow Freight System, Inc., 132 F.R.D. 424 (W.D. N.C. 1990), aff'd, 923 F.2d 849 (4th Cir. 1991)
  • Zaleski v. Customized Transp., Inc., 1991 WL 353847 (E.D. Mich. 1991)

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

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