Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
William D. Wright is a partner in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. offices of Fisher & Phillips LLP and is the co-chair of the firm’s International Employment Practice Group. He counsels employers on various employment, compensation and benefit issues related to the employees abroad, as well as foreign nationals working in the U.S. as well as the employment of U.S. permanent residents and citizens abroad. Bill has worked with compliance issues related to hiring, retention and separation of employees in a multitude of jurisdictions. His experience with global employment issues has helped him assist our clients with international operations on all seven continents, including Antarctica. Bill has assisted clients with the implementation of strategic planning and policy development with respect to global HR practices and policies. He has also assisted clients with the management of litigation and employment controversy matters in several foreign jurisdictions. Bill has also counseled clients based outside the United States with the special considerations that are required when complying with U.S. employment and benefit laws.
e also handles OSHA inspections, affirmative action audits, charges of discrimination, and wage and hour investigations. C.R. served as editor-in-chief of the Georgia State Law Review while in law school, and, prior to joining Fisher and Phillips LLP, he worked in Human Resources for Lockheed Corporation. He also was a police officer for seven years with the Cobb County Police Department, Cobb County, Georgia where is attained the rank of sergeant. C.R. earned his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia.