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

Duluth Employment Law Attorney

Skilled Counsel in Employment Law – (770) 766-5811

Employment Law

At The Smith Willis Firm, we offer consultation services to human resource directors/managers and legal departments. We understand the multitude of federal and state laws that govern the workplace. We advise employers on these employment-related laws and how to remain compliant. With our Duluth employment lawyer by your side, you can feel confident that your interests will be protected and your needs addressed in this complex arena.

Why Choose Us

  • 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 resource for all things related to employment law. Our team is committed to helping you understand how to remain compliant with federal and state employment laws.

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

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

We assist in developing employment programs to reflect the individual needs of each employer. Our Duluth employment law attorneys can help you tackle preventative processes, policy-making, 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 Willis Smith Firm, we offer services to help you save money and protect your company’s well-being.

Employment Investigation Services

Should an employment issue arise, you can trust that our team will have your best interests at heart when you work with us. We can assist you by conducting a thorough investigation into the issue and providing counsel as needed and dealing with regulatory agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Get Experienced Legal Counsel From Our Duluth Employment Lawyers – (770) 766-5811

When it comes to employment laws, planning and compliance are the greatest weapons in an employer’s arsenal. 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.

At The Smith Willis Firm, we work to provide comprehensive solutions that further our clients’ goals. Contact us today to learn more or schedule a free, 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 trust Shevonn and believe that she has my best interest in everything we do. Highly recommended.”


  • “I recommend SWF in the highest regard!”


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


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


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


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


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


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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