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Dean R. Fuchs

Dean R. Fuchs

Partner
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 404-688-8277

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1994
  • Florida, 1994
  • Massachusetts, 1996

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Boston University, B.A., 1991; Political Science, Magna Cum Laude

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Disputes

Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2012-2017
  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2013
  • Georgia Rising Star, 2009

Certifications

  • Registered Neutral, Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Board Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (2017)
  • Florida Bar
  • Massachusetts Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • National Employment Law Association
  • National Employment Law Association of Georgia, Inc., 2008 President
  • The Concorde Condo Association, Inc., Vice President/Secretary
  • The Federal Communications Bar Association, 1998–2004

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Georgia Legal Services
  • State Bar of Georgia Pro-Bono Project

Speaking Engagements/Presentations

  • Speaker, The Fair Labor Standards Act and its Impact on Georgia's Private Home Care Providers, Georgia Chapter of the National Private Duty Association (September 2010)
  • Speaker, Avoiding The Risk of Employee Misclassification under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Companionship Services Exemption – A Legislative and Regulatory Update on its Continued Viability, Georgia Association of Community Care Providers and the Georgia Chapter of the National Private Duty Association (February 2013)

Representative Cases

  • Lamar Co. et al. v. E.T. Carlyle Co., 594 S.E.2d 335 (Ga. 2004)
  • Kingsley et al. v. Florida Rock Industries, Inc., 576 S.E.2d 569 (Ga.App. 2003)
  • Wiggin v. Horne, 512 S.E.2d 247 (Ga. 1999)

Biography

Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Dean was a partner in an Atlanta area general practice law firm, where he practiced for eight years. His practice areas include labor and employment disputes, regulatory matters, and general civil and business litigation. Dean practices before both state and federal trial and appellate courts, and he is licensed to practice law in Georgia, Florida and Massachusetts. Dean has also been certified and approved as an Arbitrator by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia's Arbitration Program.