David Gevertz is an employment lawyer and Vice Chair of Baker Donelson's Labor & Employment Department. He vigorously defends organizations accused of violating discrimination, wage and hour, whistleblowing, privacy and benefits laws. He also litigates employment contract and restrictive covenant disputes, and he routinely leads sensitive internal investigations and reductions in force. Mr. Gevertz also represents financial, housing, testing, and hospitality-based institutions sued for violating public accommodations, fair housing, fair testing and fair lending laws.
Mr. Gevertz contributes to multiple treatises, including as routine editor to Employment Discrimination Law (ABA 2002 – 2015 eds.); Age Discrimination in Employment Law (BNA 2003 – 2013 eds.); The Family and Medical Leave Act (BNA 2008 – 2013 eds.); and Employment Litigation Handbook (ABA 2010 ed.).
Mr. Gevertz has been quoted in more than seventy publications and has appeared on talk radio concerning a variety of topics, including Social Media, Health Care and Leave, Hiring and Termination Concerns, and Employment Trends. He also routinely appears as a guest before legal, management and human resources groups, including the HNBA, ABA, SHRM, NELI, Georgia ICLE and others.