A. McArthur (Mac) Irvin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Irvin Bowen Hale-Smith LLC
 | Buckhead Centre, Suite 225, 2970 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-237-5075
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1970
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

A. McArthur (Mac) Irvin represents the law firm of Irvin Bowen Hale-Smith, LLC, in employment law matters, including sexual harassment, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination claims, discrimination allegations, whistleblower claims and union organizing. He serves clients in the Atlanta metro area, North Georgia, and Fulton, DeKalb and Cobb counties.

A graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science, Mr. Irvin continued his studies at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor. He also holds an MLitt from the University of St Andrews. Admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida and Georgia, Mr. Irvin is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 6th, 11th and the District of Columbia Circuits. He is a member of the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the State Bar of Georgia, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Old War Horse Lawyers Club of Atlanta.

Mr. Irvin is registered with the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution as an arbitrator and mediator. He attended the Harvard Mediation Program and the International Arbitration Institute. He is a former president of the Atlanta Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyers and currently holds the position of chairman of the Ethics in Alternative Dispute Resolution subcommittee of the American Bar Association.

His election as a fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is a recognition of his professional achievements. His significant record of success on behalf of clients in labor relations and employment law has earned Mr. Irvin an AV Preeminent* peer reviewed rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a rating of 9.8, or "Superb", through Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (80%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Arbitration, Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2019

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About McArthur Irvin

Admitted: 1970, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://ibhslaw.com/attorneys/a-mcarthur-irvin/


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Georgia Super Lawyer
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Arbitrator and mediator, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution
  • Certified specialist, Labor & Employment Law by the Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ethics in Alternative Dispute Resolution Sub-Committee of the ABA Labor & Employment Law Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Chair
  • Labor Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association, Chairman
  • Atlanta Dispute Resolution Lawyers, Former President
  • Florida Bar, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Warhorse Lawyers of Atlanta, Member
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • The Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Educational Background:

  • University of St Andrews (Scotland), M.Litt.
  • University of Florida, B.S.

Industry Groups

  • Baking
  • Lodging
  • Manufacturing
  • Restaurant
  • Retailing
  • Small Business
  • Textiles
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Website - www.ibhslaw.com
Office Location for A. McArthur (Mac) Irvin

Buckhead Centre, Suite 225
2970 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: 404-237-5075


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Last Updated: 11/7/2017

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