Let The Smith Willis Firm Help You Protect What Matters Most!

Duluth Employment Law Attorney

Legal Counsel for Employers – (770) 766-5811

Employment Law

At The Smith Willis Firm, we offer consultation services to human resource directors, company managers, legal departments, and employers in general. We understand the multitude of federal and state laws that govern the workplace and how you must interact with your employees. We advise employers on these employment-related laws and how to remain compliant. With Attorney Shevonn Willis by your side, you can feel confident that your company’s best interests will be protected and your needs addressed as your case develops.

Why you should choose The Smith Willis Firm in Duluth:

  • In our employment law practice, we believe in doing more than just great legal work. Our goal is to contribute to our clients’ overall success.
  • We pride ourselves on being our clients’ strategic partner, as well as legal counselors who understand our clients’ industries and businesses – small or large.
  • The Smith Willis Firm helps our clients avoid employment claims and minimize litigation liability.

To discuss your employment law needs, call (770) 766-5811. We serve Duluth and the surrounding areas, including Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Norcross, Decatur, and Buford.

Our Employment Law Services

The Smith Willis Firm can perform audits to identify and address areas of risk, draft and review employment policies, as well as provide training to educate managers and supervisors on human resources risk management and workplace issues. We are your legal resource for all things related to employment law in Georgia. Our team is committed to helping you understand how to remain compliant with federal and state employment laws so your business can continue operations without interruption.

We can provide guidance with employment-related legal issues, such as:

  • Background checks
  • Data security
  • Development of appropriate personnel forms and practices
  • Disability accommodations
  • Discrimination
  • Employee handbooks
  • Employee opinion surveys
  • Employment contracts/offers
  • Exempt versus nonexempt employees
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Harassment
  • Hiring
  • Human resources compliance audits
  • Leaves of absences
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance management
  • Recordkeeping
  • Severance packages
  • Termination
  • Wage deductions
  • Whistleblower
  • Workplace safety

We assist in developing employment programs to reflect the individual needs of each employer. Our Duluth employment law attorney can help you tackle preventative processes, policymaking, implement training programs, and design strategies to avoid potential employment disputes. We know these disputes can cost your business in productivity and morale, as well as financial expenses. At The Smith Willis Firm, we offer services to help you save money and protect your company’s wellbeing.

Employment Investigation Services

Should an employment issue arise between your company and an employee, you can trust that our legal team will work diligently to protect your best interests. Our legal services include conducting a thorough investigation into the issue and any allegations brought forth by your employee. With our provided counsel and experience with regulatory agencies like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), we can prepare yourself and your business for anything that comes on the legal path ahead.

Legal Counsel from Our Duluth Employment Lawyer

When it comes to employment laws, planning and compliance are the greatest tools available to an employer. Proper planning with the insight of a skilled employment law attorney can serve to prevent a serious dispute or noncompliance issue from arising in the first place, potentially saving you and your company thousands, tens of thousands, or even millions of dollars. Do what best serves your business by teaming up with our employment lawyer today.

Contact us to learn more or schedule an initial consultation.

Providing Valuable Legal Counsel to Individuals & Businesses
The attorneys at our firm are dedicated to navigating individuals, families, small and mid-sized businesses through the complexities of their legal matters effectively. Life comes with its fair share of obstacles and roadblocks. When unexpected surprises arise that require legal action, whether it be a hefty business transaction or the need to draw up an estate plan, our firm is here to provide you with the top-notch legal counsel you deserve. See what some of our past clients have to say about our firm.
  • “I recommend SWF in the highest regard!”


  • “Most knowledgeable and experienced business lawyers in Gwinnett County. I would give them an A+ rating.”


  • “I trust Shevonn and believe that she has my best interest in everything we do. Highly recommended.”


  • “Thank you, Shevonn, for being a trusted partner!”


  • “Very professional, thorough, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend!”


  • “Mrs. Willis is knowledgeable, professional, detail oriented and genuinely cares about her clients.”


  • “If you are looking for a lawyer who truly will care about you and your business, I recommend Shevonn Willis and her firm!”


We Help Our Clients Protect What Matters Most!

Trust The Smith Willis Firm to Champion Your Best Interests
  1. We have 15 years of experience.
  2. We are a team of skilled and seasoned litigators.
  3. We are highly respected in the Georgia legal community.
  4. We provide sound legal advice from a realistic point of view.
  5. We offer a large-firm experience in a personalized setting.
  6. Rated as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for three consecutive years
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