Lisa B. Golan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Peachtree Corners, GA

Golan Law Office
3259C Peachtree Corners Circle
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Phone: 770-409-7922
Fax: 770-409-8424
Email: Lisa B. Golan
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Civil Rights (50%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Employee Benefits (10%), Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew
Attorney Profile

Lisa B. Golan, practices in Norcross, Georgia representing employees in cases of employment discrimination and retaliation, including discrimination and harassment on the basis of age, disability, national origin, race, religion, and sex and in claims under the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and in employment related Georgia tort claims and contract disputes. In the area of disability law, she advises clients as to the interplay between their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and their rights under ERISA and eligibility for benefits under short and long term disability policies. Prior to establishing her own office in 1998, she worked with the former Greene, Buckley, DeRieux & Jones, and more recently with Rogers & Hardin, LLP in their civil litigation departments.  She received her B.A. from Cornell University in 1983 and her J.D. with distinction from Emory University in 1987.

White Papers

  • WorkStation Vaccination (2021) - Employers and employees are facing a lot of pressing questions on how to handle COVID-19 vaccines in the workplace. The latest developments and a white paper were presented in a Feb. 18 webinar, “GPSolo Workstation Vaccination,” which was part of the 2021 ABA Virtual Midyear Meeting.

About Lisa B. Golan

Admitted: 1987, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://golanlawoffice.com/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Ms. Golan's volunteer activities include serving as a volunteer legal advocate for the American Diabetes Association, the Cancer Legal Resource Center, the Epilepsy Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Society Georgia Chapter, the Lupus Foundation and for the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Newsletters

  • FMLA/ADA Newsletter entries -- also available at www.disability-discrimination-attorney.com, Gwinnett County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • National Employment Lawyer's Association 2018 Annual Convention -- Cutting Edge Disability Accommodation Issues: Reassignment and Working from Home as Reasonable Accommodations, June 29, 2018; EEOC Atlanta 2017 Seminar -- The Intersection of the ADA and the FMLA, August 25, 2017; ICLE Litigating the Plaintiff's Employment Law Case --Discovery: Using the New Federal Rules to Advance Your Case, September 23, 2016; ICLE Health Matters: Representing Employees with Temporary and Permanent Impairments -- Pleading Affordable Care Act and FMLA Claims, October 9, 2015; ICLE Litigating the Plaintiff's Employment Law Case -- Americans with Disabilities Act Recent Developments in Employment Cases, October 10, 2014; EEOC Atlanta 2014 Seminar-- Moderator: The Face of the ADA, August 22, 2014; EEOC Atlanta 2013 Seminar -- Equal Pay Panel, August 23, 2013.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ms. Golan is a past President of the Georgia affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA-GA), a civil rights bar association composed of attorneys whose employment litigation practices advocate employees' rights.  In addition to serving on the Board of NELA-GA, she has served as the chair of its EEOC Liaison Committee.  From 2008-2009, Ms. Golan served as a Board Member of the Atlanta Bar Association Labor and Employment Law and Solo and Small Practitioner sections and in 2010 participated on the Georgia State Bar Labor and Employment Advisory Committee on Eleventh Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions.

Educational Background

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. with distinction, 1987
  • Cornell University, B.A. in English, 1983

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Robyn D. v. John P. Roth, Acting Secretary, Department of the Airforce, OFO Appeal No. 2021000644 (May 19, 2021) (Complainant alleging disability discrimination and failure of an Agency to reasonably accommodate her disabilities was awarded $110,000 in compensatory damages, $112,890 in attorney’s fees, over $6,000 in expenses, and the Agency was ordered to pay Complainant a bonus and back pay for the period she could have worked had the Agency provided reasonable accommodations.  The Agency was also ordered to post a notice of the OFO’s Order.), 2021
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Office Location for Lisa B. Golan

3259C Peachtree Corners Circle
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Last Updated: 6/18/2021

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