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Fisher Phillips Senior Partner Among Atlanta's ‘Legal Elite'


ATLANTA, GA (December 15, 2011) - For the second consecutive year, Claud L. "Tex" McIver, a senior partner in the Atlanta office, has been named to Georgia Trend magazine's Legal Elite. In its ninth year, the Legal Elite is a listing of Georgia's top attorneys as selected by their peers. Any attorney who is a member of the state bar and lives and practices in Georgia is eligible to vote and/or be voted onto the list.

In his 30-year career, McIver has assisted clients nationally and internationally in their compliance efforts involving federal and state employment laws. He advises employers about mergers and acquisitions, consolidation and streamlining organizations.

McIver also has successfully represented employers in more than 200 union organizing campaigns. He frequently handles contract negotiations, arbitrations, defense of corporate campaigns and strikes, lockouts and other interruptions of work.

Among his other honors, McIver was selected by Atlanta Lawyer magazine as one of the "top legal minds" in the city. He also has been listed in Who's Who Legal USA -- Management Labour & Employment by the researchers at the International Who's Who Legal publication. McIver is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers. He has been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers, since 2007 and in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.

McIver also has written widely about employment law and presented speeches and seminars to hundreds of business associations, bar associations and client groups on a wide variety of employment law and legislative issues. His published work includes articles on the conflict between property rights and the Second Amendment right to bear arms, denying employment based on bankruptcy filings, the role of social media in the workplace.

McIver is a graduate of Texas Christian University, where he received the BBA degree. He received his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law.


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