Marcus G. Keegan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Keegan Law Firm, LLC
 | 2987 Clairmont Road NE, Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-842-0333
Fax: 404-920-8540
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marcus G. Keegan is the principal at the Keegan Law Firm in Atlanta, Georgia, where he focuses his practice on employment law litigation, general civil litigation and small business employment representation.

A 1995 cum laude graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in criminology, Mr. Keegan served as an adult probation officer in Phoenix, Arizona. During this time, he received his certification as a mediator and handled numerous cases before the Maricopa County Justice Courts. He also sat on the Arizona Supreme Court Mediator Certification Standards Subcommittee.

An Atlanta native, Mr. Keegan returned to his hometown in 1999 to attend Emory University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2002. The State Bar of Georgia admitted him to practice that same year.

Mr. Keegan then served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at the Atlanta district office, gaining invaluable experience and insight into employment discrimination claims and other serious employment law violations. He then entered private practice and received certification as a mediator in the state of Georgia in 2012, and he serves as a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution.

Recognized as one of the top employment law attorneys in the country, Mr. Keegan has received numerous awards and honors for his professionalism and service. In 2016, Georgia Trend Magazine named him among the state's legal elite, and he holds a perfect rating on Avvo, winning the Clients' Choice Award twice. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Active in his legal community, he is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the National Employment Lawyers Association. He also conducts lectures on various topics related to employment law throughout the country.

*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 Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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About Marcus Keegan

Admitted: 2002, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.keeganfirm.com/about

Honors/Awards:

  • Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2016
  • AVVO Client's Choice Award, AVVO, 2015
  • AV Rated - Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
  • Rising Star in Employment Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Rising Star in Employment Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2011
  • Georgia Super Lawyer, 2015-2017
  • Distinguished Faculty - Lorman Education Services
  • AVVO Client's Choice Award 2013
  • AVVO 10.0/10.0 - Superb
  • National Black Lawyers Top 100 - Atlanta
  • Honors Attorney Program Selectee, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Ben F. Johnson Scholar, Emory University School of Law 1999-2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association - Georgia Chapter
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia, Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 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)
  • Member, Board of Directors - Hope Atlanta, a Program of Traveler's Aid of Atlanta

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Employment Law 411: Size Does Matter, Presenter, ICLEGA, 2016
  • Recent Developments in Reasonable Accommodation: Pregnancy and ADA Claims, Presenter, NELA - Georgia, 2015
  • Employment Litigation in the 21st Century - Georgia Association of Paralegals, Lecturer, 2014
  • The EEOC Process - Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, 2013
  • Workplace Investigations - Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, 2013
  • Labor & Employment Law - Emory Law Practice Rounds, Guest Lecturer, 2011
  • Mortgage Fraud: Detection and Investigation, National Business Institute, Lecturer, 2008
  • 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
  • State Bar of Georgia, Speaker and Moderator
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Speaker and Moderator

Educational Background:

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

Industry Groups

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

2987 Clairmont Road NE
Suite 225
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone: 404-842-0333

Fax: 404-920-8540

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Last Updated: 11/12/2018

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