Tex McIver is a partner in the firm's Atlanta office. Over his 40 year career, Tex has assisted clients nationally and internationally in their compliance efforts involving all federal and state employment laws.
He advises employers concerning mergers and acquisitions, consolidation and streamlining ("rightsizing") of organizations.
Tex has also successfully defended employers in more than 200 union organizing campaigns, and he regularly handles contract negotiations, arbitrations, defense of corporate campaigns and the full range of strikes, lockouts and other interruptions of work. Tex has also written widely on employment law subjects and presented speeches and seminars to hundreds of business associations, bar associations and client groups concerning a broad range of employment law and legislative issues.
He was selected by Atlanta Lawyer magazine as one of the "top legal minds" in the City. He has also been listed in Who's Who Legal USA -- Management Labour & Employment by the researchers at the International Who's Who Legal publication. Tex is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has repeatedly been 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. Tex was named one of Georgia Trend magazine's Legal Elite in 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015.
He was also selected as a Client Service All-Star for 2011, an elite group of attorneys nominated by in-house counsel for their outstanding client service. BTI Consulting Group conducted the survey.
In 2012, Tex was appointed by the Georgia Attorney General to serve as Special Assistant Attorney General representing Gov. Nathan Deal and the State in the matter of Coleman et al. v Deal and Jackson. He was awarded the 2012 Highest Effort Award from Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for his achievement in the field of law.
In 2013, the fraternity honored him with The Order of the Lion Award, the third-highest award a member can receive from Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, for his service in helping to establish an SAE chapter at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Before entering private practice, Tex served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps from 1968 to 1972. During these four years he was awarded the U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal for his recognition as a trial lawyer and then in 1971 the Bronze Star Medal for combat-related service in the Republic of South Vietnam.