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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Bekah Herman

Bekah Herman

Associate

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Georgia, U.S.A.

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Profile

Bekah’s practice centers on representing and advising management in labor and employment matters under federal and state law.

Bekah focuses primarily on labor and employment law matters with an emphasis on employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, traditional labor law, non-compete and non-solicitation covenants, wage and hour compliance, family and medical leave compliance, and employment policies, handbooks and contracts.

Bekah is admitted to practice in the US District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia and Middle District of Georgia, and the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Bekah was a law clerk for the Honorable William C. O’Kelley of the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia from 1999–2001, prior to which she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable P. Harris Hines of the Georgia Supreme Court and the Honorable Frank M. Hull of the US Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Relevant Experience

  • Represents employers in federal and state litigation, arbitration, EEOC proceedings, DOL proceedings and NLRB proceedings.
  • Provides advice and counseling in the areas of employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, medical leave, wrongful discharge, traditional labor law, non-compete and non solicitation covenants, trade secret protection, wage and hour compliance, unemployment benefits, termination of employment, and employment contracts, policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and reviews employment-related documents including employee policies and handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements and restrictive covenants.
  • Experience with large document productions and e-discovery issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Georgia

Education

BS, University of Central Florida, 1996
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Represents employers in federal and state litigation, arbitration, EEOC proceedings, and DOL proceedings.
  • Provides advice and counseling in the areas of employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, medical leave, wrongful discharge, non-compete and non solicitation covenants, trade secret protection, wage and hour compliance, unemployment benefits, termination of employment, and employment contracts, policies, and procedures.
  • Prepares and reviews employment related documents including employee policies and handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements, and restrictive covenants.
  • Experience with large document productions and e-discovery issues.


Professional Associations

  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Labor and Employment Section, Atlanta Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Recipient, Hunton & Williams E. Randolph Williams Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, 2003–2004

Articles

  • Hospital Collaboration Laws, Antitrust, and State Action Immunity: Will These Statutes Pass Muster?, 47 Emory L.J. 1003, 1998; recognized on the National Law Journal’s “Worth Reading” List

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