Littler Mendelson Welcomes L. Traywick Duffie to Atlanta Office

Nation’s Largest Employment Law Firm Adds Esteemed Atlanta Attorney

ATLANTA, GA (June 19, 2009) – Littler Mendelson (Littler), the nation’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, today announced the adNation’s Largest Employment Law Firm Adds Esteemed Atlanta Attorney  


Joining Littler from Hunton & Williams, Duffie has been practicing employment and labor law for 37 years.  For most of the 20 years spent at Hunton & Williams, Duffie served in leadership roles, first as managing partner of the Atlanta office, then as the Co-Head for the firm’s Labor and Employment practice.  He also was a founding attorney of Ford & Harrison in 1978 and remained there until 1988. 


Duffie advises and represents corporate clients on a broad range of employment and labor matters including employment litigation, union organizing, wage-hour, unfair competition, workplace safety and ERISA.  He has successfully defended numerous class and collective actions, as well as successfully countered union organizing campaigns in more than 40 states.  He has also designed and implemented compliance and preventative programs on avoiding employment litigation, staying union-free and building employee morale. 


“Littler provides an unmatched platform to effectively and efficiently service clients.  Littler has strategically placed offices, lawyers with vast experience and a true sense of teamwork.  This is where I wanted to continue my career,” said Duffie.


“Traywick is, unquestionably, one of the most accomplished labor and employment lawyers in the Southeast,” said Cameron Pierce, Office Managing Shareholder of Littler’s Atlanta office.  “Not only is he highly regarded in the Atlanta legal community, but he brings a depth of experience and knowledge that will provide tremendous value to our clients.  His significant experience as a trial lawyer, complex litigator and traditional labor lawyer will be a great resource for both our clients and the other attorneys in the firm.” 


Duffie represents companies in various industries including healthcare, media, transportation and manufacturing.


Duffie received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina and a bachelor of arts degree from Wofford College.  He is a member of the Georgia and Florida State Bars.


About Littler Mendelson


With more than 750 attorneys and 47 offices, Littler Mendelson is the largest U.S.-based law firm exclusively devoted to representing management in employment and labor law matters. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the global needs of clients, from navigating foreign employment laws and international labor relations issues to applying corporate policies on a global basis. Established in 1942, the Firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record. For more information, visit