Charles A. Powell has represented employers throughout the southeast against employment discrimination and harassment, non-competition and wage and hour litigation suits for more than 18 years. He has a strong record of successfully defending employers against various employment and labor law claims, including:
Charles also has particular experience with:
- Title VII
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- The Equal Pay Act
- The Fair Labor Standards Act
- Section 1981
- State Law Tort Claims
He also successfully defeated class certification efforts in a racial harassment case filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and has experience litigating wage and hour collective claims involving misclassification and off-the-clock issues.
Additionally, Charles offers counseling on compliance with federal and state labor and employment laws to numerous types of employers, ranging from small businesses to publicly held companies.