Of Counsel, Fisher and Phillips LP
Michael Elkon is of counsel in the Atlanta office of Fisher and Phillips LP. Mr. Elkon represents management in all areas of employment law in state and federal courts, as well as before state and federal agencies. Michael specializes in matters concerning employee defection and recruitment, including litigating injunction and damages actions relating to covenants not to compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure provisions, unfair competition, employee raiding, trade secrets, the duty of loyalty, the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act, and state computer protection statutes. Michael has litigated dozens of employee defection and recruitment matters in numerous state and federal courts. In addition to litigating, Michael drafts restrictive covenants for numerous different types of agreements and counsels clients on protecting their confidential information and customer relationships, as well as recruiting talent. Michael was selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers – Rising Stars every year from 2010-13 and is a Georgia Super Lawyer for 2014. He also worked with the Georgia Legislature and appeared before its Judiciary Committee regarding the new Georgia non-compete statute (HB 173) in the 2009 Legislative Session. Mr. Elkon earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. with high distinction from the University of Michigan.