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Anne Knox Averitt

Anne Knox Averitt

Associate

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Alabama, U.S.A.

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Anne Knox Averitt is a labor and employment and litigation associate in the Birmingham office. She represents governmental and corporate clients in a number of industries, including automotive, natural resources, manufacturing, health care, non-profit, employee staffing, housing compliance, communications, federal contracting, construction, and financial services. She has helped to obtain favorable resolution for matters at all stages, from dismissal on the initial pleadings to a defense jury verdict.


Anne Knox handles litigation involving labor arbitration awards, employee benefits, FMLA and FLSA claims, discrimination claims before the EEOC and in federal court, and unfair labor claims before the NLRB. She advises clients in compliance matters, drafts employment policies and employee handbooks, and conducts employee training sessions.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2011

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2011
  • Duke University, B.A., 2008, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Summary judgment on Family and Medical Leave Act interference and retaliation claims on the basis that defendant corporation was not a covered employer under the FMLA (March 2015)
  • Mandamus petition granted by Alabama Supreme Court directing dismissal of case asserting claims against state employees on sovereign immunity grounds (December 2014)
  • Defense verdict on all tort and contract claims alleged against non-profit corporation after seven-day jury trial (October 2014)
  • Dismissal of discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims against natural resources corporation (July 2014)
  • Summary judgment on race discrimination, retaliation, and workers compensation wrongful discharge claims against health care facility (September 2014)
  • Dismissal of insurance coverage declaratory action in federal court on behalf of construction client in light of pending related state court case (March 2014)
  • Dismissal of breach of contract action against automotive manufacturer based on improper venue in light of forum selection clause (January 2014)
  • Defeated motion for class certification of a class of former, current, and future employees alleging race discrimination in pay, promotion, and job training at single manufacturing facility (September 2013)

Blogs

Declassified
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding...

Labor & Employment Insights
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Our Labor and Employment team has extensive experience helping our clients resolve disputes both in and out of the courtroom. We are proud to work with a large and diverse group of local, regional, and national clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, mining, media,...

Tennessee Appellate Review
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

A successful appeal depends on counsel’s substantive understanding of appellate rules, procedures, and strategies. The Tennessee Appellate Review blog is a resource for commentary and insights on the latest state and federal appellate news. Join the conversation as we analyze decisions from the...

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