Overview

Owen T. Hill represents large and small employers in all types of employment-related litigation, specializing in complex employment litigation including multiple plaintiff, EEOC, and class action lawsuits. He handles cases involving:

  • Claims of race, age, disability, national origin, religion and sex discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Hostile work environment
  • Retaliatory discharge
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Owen has broad experience dealing with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, particularly in the context of class actions. He also practices before state and local labor and employment agencies.

Owen conducts training and counsels his clients regarding preventative employment strategies. He also counsels clients on a variety of employment practices and issues, including:

  • FMLA and ADA leave related issues
  • Employment contracts and release agreements
  • Group reductions-in-force
  • Employee handbooks and policies

In law school, Owen was a member of the Law Review, the Moot Court Board and the ADR Board.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Atlanta Bar Association

Member

State Bar of Georgia

Member

Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility

Member

Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

1999-present

Director, Board of Directors

Everybody Wins! Atlanta

2009-present

Director, Board of Directors

Positive Growth Boy's Home

2003-2008

Recognition

Awarded, AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2020

Named, Rising Star

Georgia

Super Lawyers

2010

Speaking Engagements

2015 Southeast Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

August 20, 2015

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

Getting a Handle on Leave Abuse and Related Problems: What the FMLA and ADA Will Allow

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

ADA Accommodations

Atlanta, GA

June 13, 2013

Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

September 28, 2012

Top 10 Challenges Employers will Face in 2013

Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

September 28, 2012

2011 Employment Law Conference

Atlanta, GA

September 23, 2011

Education

  • J.D., George Washington University, 1999With Honors
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995cum laude

Bar Admission

Georgia
Tennessee

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado