Regional Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Atlanta, GA
D. Albert (“Bert”) Brannen is regional managing partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, where he has practiced law for more than 30 years. Bert received his B.S. with honors from Georgia Tech and his MBA and J.D. cum laude from the University of Georgia. He has successfully represented clients in proceedings before the NLRB, EEOC, OFCCP, Wage and Hour Division, OSHA and other government agencies.
He represents employers exclusively in solving their labor and employment law problems. He advises employers how to stay union-free; assists them with the administration, negotiation, mediation and arbitration of collective bargaining agreements and also counsels employers on how to avoid workplace crises, comply with applicable laws and prevent litigation. He also helps prepare all of the documents associated with the employment experience.
Bert has served as chairman of the state bar of Georgia’s Labor and Employment Law Section. He is a past member of the board for the Georgia branch of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and is immediate past chair of AGC’s national Labor & Employment Law Council. He is a member of the Electric Cooperative Bar Association (ECBA), the Human Resources Leadership Foundation (HRLF), the Georgia Tech Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Manufacturers, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, and other professional groups.
Bert has received the highest rating (“AV”) by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been selected by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America and has been included in Best Lawyers® Annual Guide to Labor & Employment Law. He has repeatedly been named a “Super Lawyer for Labor & Employment Law” for the state of Georgia and was also selected as a Georgia Trend Magazine “Legal Elite.”