Marcus G. Keegan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Keegan Law Firm, LLC
 | 1827 Powers Ferry Rd, Building 25, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-842-0333
Fax: 404-920-8540
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Marcus G. Keegan is the founder and owner of Keegan Law Firm, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. A nationally ranked trial attorney with more than 17 years of total legal experience, Mr. Keegan provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Employment law litigation, including pregnancy discrimination, wage and hour disputes, and other serious grievances

    ·       General civil litigation

    ·       Small-business employment representation

    Certified as a mediator, Mr. Keegan has achieved remarkable success helping his clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements without the need for expensive and time-consuming litigation. However, he is also a tenacious and effective trial lawyer who will not hesitate to take his clients' matters to court when necessary to ensure they obtain the positive results they seek.

    Whether inside or outside of the courtroom, Mr. Keegan maintains an unwavering focus on asserting his clients' rights, preserving their entitlements, and increasing their chances of achieving the successful outcomes they expect and deserve.

    Honored for his professionalism and services, he has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America. He has also received a Legal Elite designation from Georgia Trend Magazine along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. Moreover, he has received "Superb" client rating on Avvo as well as the site's Clients' Choice Award.

    A 1995 cum laude graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Keegan obtained his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 2002. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the National Employment Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations, and he has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

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    Practice Areas
    • 70%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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    About Marcus Keegan

    Admitted: 2002, Georgia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.keeganfirm.com/attorney/keegan-marcus-g/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Best Lawyers in America, 2020-2021 
    • Top 100 Super Lawyers Georgia 2018-2021
    • Honors Attorney Program Selectee, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2015-2020
    • National Black Lawyers Top 100 - Atlanta
    • AVVO Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2015
    • Rising Star in Employment Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2011
    • AV Rated - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
    • AVVO Client's Choice Award 2013
    • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
    • Ben F. Johnson Scholar, Emory University School of Law 1999-2002
    • Rising Star in Employment Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2012
    • AVVO 10.0/10.0 - Superb
    • Distinguished Faculty - Lorman Education Services

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Mediator  

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Georgia
    • Atlanta Bar Association, Small Firm, Solo Practitioner, Board Member
    • National Employment Lawyers Association, National Chapter, Executive Board, 2020
    • National Employment Lawyers Association-Georgia, Treasurer, 2020
    • State Bar of Georgia, Employment Law Section, Treasurer
    • American Bar Association
    • National Employment Lawyers Association - Georgia Chapter, Board Member At Large

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Board of Directors - Hope Atlanta, a Program of Traveler's Aid of Atlanta
    • Pro Bono Litigation, Latin American Association, 2007
    • Pro Bono Attorney, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
    • Pro Bono Attorney, Domestic Violence Victim's Legal Assistance Project, Atlanta Legal Aid (Cobb County Office)

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The EEOC Process - Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, 2013
    • Speaker and Moderator, Employment Law and Practice Management issues at State Bar of Georgia, Lorman Education Services, and the National Employment Lawyers Association 
    • Mortgage Fraud: Detection and Investigation, National Business Institute, Lecturer, 2008
    • Labor & Employment Law - Emory Law Practice Rounds, Guest Lecturer, 2011
    • Employment Law Developments - Lorman Education Services, Lecturer/Panelist, 2007
    • Working Effectively With the EEOC: What Every HR Manager Should Know - Georgia State University, Guest Lecturer, 2004
    • Employment Law 411: Size Does Matter, Presenter, ICLEGA, 2016
    • Recent Developments in Reasonable Accommodation: Pregnancy and ADA Claims, Presenter, NELA - Georgia, 2015
    • State Bar of Georgia, Speaker and Moderator
    • National Employment Lawyers Association, Speaker and Moderator
    • Employment Litigation in the 21st Century - Georgia Association of Paralegals, Lecturer, 2014
    • Workplace Investigations - Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, 2013

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Alvin Vaughn, et al v. MLB Transportation, Inc. et al - Stipulated Judgment, 2019
    • Brewster v. AFSAR Properties, LLC - Judgment in the amount of $83,280, 2019
    • Donny Davis v. MLB Transportation, Inc. et al, Judgment for Plaintiff Jered Hall v. MLB Transportation, Inc. et al, Judgment for Plaintiff, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Criminology degree, cum laude, 1995

    Industry Groups

    • Georgia Chapter
    • National Employment Lawyers Association
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    Office Location for Marcus G. Keegan

    1827 Powers Ferry Rd
    Building 25, Suite 100
    Atlanta, GA 30339

    Phone: 404-842-0333

    Fax: 404-920-8540

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    Last Updated: 10/8/2020

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