Ann Margaret Pointer

Ann Margaret Pointer


Fisher Phillips LLP

Recognized since 2006

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Ann Margaret Pointer is a partner in the Atlanta office. She has represented management in labor and employment matters for more than 30 years with a particular emphasis on the agricultural industry. She has been listed in The Legal 500 as "one of the leaders in the country for her knowledge of H-2 agricultural workers."

She counsels and defends many agricultural companies in connection with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA), the H-2A temporary foreign agricultural worker program, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and many other federal and state employment and discrimination laws.

Ann Margaret also works for employers in manufacturing, staffing, and many other industries as well. Her areas of practice include advising on compliance issues and defending employers against class, collective and individual discrimination, pay, retaliation, and harassment complaints and lawsuits under Title VII, Section 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

She works with clients under threat of expensive class and collective action lawsuits to investigate claims and to resolve them without the expense, disruption, and other adverse consequences of filed litigation. She is also experienced in suits for injunctive relief and declaratory actions against the US Department of Labor (USDOL) and other Federal agencies and handles collective bargaining negotiations.

Ann Margaret served as an adjunct professor at the Emory University Law School in Atlanta, for ten years where she and other lawyers and judges taught pretrial litigation.

She is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs for other lawyers and business executives. She is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Ann Margaret is also member of the Advisory Board of CCH Employment Law Daily.

Location
  • 1230 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 3300
    Atlanta, GA 30309
Education
  • Randolph College, BA, graduated 1969
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia, Georgia Bar
Affiliations
  • Advisory Board of CCH Employment Law Daily - Member

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • Management

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