Overview

Over nearly three decades, Kurt has successfully defended his clients in litigation against virtually every type of employment discrimination claim. His lengthy and focused practice has made him a highly accomplished and effective litigator. His practice is national in scope, representing companies across the country in state and federal courts. Kurt has unique and extensive jury and non-jury trial experience. He has successfully argued at the federal and state appellate levels on numerous occasions, including the 3rd, 6th and 11th circuits of the U.S. Courts of Appeal.

In addition to his litigation practice, Kurt regularly advises clients on employment law issues in the workplace.

In law school, Kurt was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Boards.

Recognition

Named, Lawyer of the Year

Atlanta

The Best Lawyers in America©

2020

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2019-2020

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Speaking Engagements

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

2014 Littler Report – Top Issues Facing Employers Today

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

September 28, 2012

Controlling Employee Personal Behavior in the Age of Social Media and Personal Technology

Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

September 28, 2012

2011 Employment Law Conference

Atlanta, GA

September 23, 2011

A Brand New (Work)Day? What the New Administration and Congress Likely Have in Store for Employers

Atlanta, GA

February 19, 2009

Education

  • J.D., Wake Forest University, 1985summa cum laude
  • B.A., Cornell College, 1982summa cum laude

Bar Admission

Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit