Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP
Michael Hill is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Law National Practice Section in FMG's Atlanta office. As a member of the firm's Labor & Employment Law National Practice Section, Mr. Hill represents both public and private employers in litigation and pre-suit negotiations involving claims of alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour disputes; family and medical leave issues; and employment-contract disputes, including contracts involving non-disclosure, non-solicitation, and non-compete agreements.
He also represents companies in audits by the U.S. Department of Labor and advises employers on complying with laws regarding overtime compensation, classifying employees as exempt or non-exempt under the FLSA, employee vs. independent-contractor classifications, accommodating individuals with disabilities, providing accommodations for religious observances and practices, accommodating pregnant employees, and conducting internal investigations into claims of harassment.
In addition, he has spoken publicly and in webinars on best practices regarding EEO policies, overtime policies, and general employee handbook provisions.Mr. Hill graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor of the Georgia Law Review and President of the Labor and Employment Law Association.
After receiving his J.D., Mr. Hill clerked for the Honorable E. Clayton Scofield III of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.