Randy C. Gepp

Counsel

Atlanta, Georgia

Randy Gepp is recognized for handling management-employee relations problems. Mr. Gepp has more than 40 years of experience specializing in the areas of employment discrimination and labor relations. His practice consists of representation in employment discrimination, labor relations, contracts and administrative law matters before all federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Mr. Gepp has extensive trial experience with more than 30 employment jury trials and many more bench trials before federal and state courts in Georgia, Florida, California, Alabama and many other states. He has achieved verdicts in favor of his clients in more than 90 percent of the cases he has tried. He represents employers and provides advice on claims filed under such statutes as Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA and WARN. He drafts employee handbooks, personnel policies and other employer documents.

He is a member of Taylor English’s Employment and Labor Relations Department. He was previously partner in one of the leading minority law firms in the United States starting in 1989 and managing partner from 2001-2009. He is a past president of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and participates in the Employment Law Committee of the American Bar Association. He has been named a “Super Lawyer” in employment litigation by Atlanta Magazine in every year since 2004 and was one of the first Designated Specialists in Employment Law approved in Florida. He was appointed by several governors of Georgia to serve as a special master for the Georgia Office of Fair Employment Practices with responsibility for conducting trials based on cases brought by employees against state agencies.

Affiliations

  • Atlanta Bar Association, 1977-present, Employment Law Section
  • Druid Hills Golf Club
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of American Bar Association, 1980-present
  • Haygood Memorial United Methodist Church
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 1980-present
  • Past President of Labor & Employment Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, 1977-present
  • The Florida Bar, 1978-present

Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2016-2022
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004-2016
  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, Labor, Employment and Immigration 2013
  • Awarded Employment Law expert designation in Florida

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Business Torts and Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Corporate & Business
  • Employment & Labor Litigation
  • Employment Counseling
  • Government & Internal Investigations
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit
  • Restaurant
  • Retail

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, JD, with distinction, 1977
  • Kalamazoo College, Economics, summa cum laude, 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

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