Gary R. Kessler

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    • Georgia
    • Alabama
    • Florida
    • J.D., 1976, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, with honors
    • B.S., 1972, University of Alabama

    About Gary

    Gary has litigated more than 100 lawsuits concerning executive employment agreement breaches, unfair competition, trade secrets, employment discrimination, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and related tort claims. He also has an active practice focusing on an employer’s response to the defection of highly-compensated executives. This includes claims of unfair competition, employee raiding, duty-of-loyalty claims and protection of confidential business data. During his 30-year career, Gary has represented a broad variety of clients, including Senior Executives and Employers in finance, banking, technology, textiles, hospitals, temporary employee leasing services, manufacturing, insurance, advertising and retail.

    After law school, Gary completed a Federal Court Clerkship with the Honorable Virgil T. Pittman with the United States District Court in Mobile, Alabama.  Since 2011, Gary has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment section of the State Bar of Georgia.  When he is not writing a brief or arguing a case, Gary is riding his road bike through the mountains, running a marathon, or enjoying the beach.