John Alden concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law. Mr. Alden has litigated and arbitrated a wide variety of disputes throughout the United States and currently represents management in all areas of labor and employment law.

In addition to litigation in state and federal courts, Mr. Alden has participated in more than 50 labor arbitrations as first chair counsel. He regularly represents management in the entire spectrum of labor and employment law, including wage and hour litigation under state laws, FLSA, collective actions, Title VII, the ADA, the FMLA and the ADEA, among others. Mr. Alden also has extensive experience assisting clients with workplace investigations and OSHA compliance and litigation matters. Mr. Alden regularly trains management and supervisors on labor relations topics, including union avoidance.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Alden practiced construction and labor and employment law with another Atlanta law firm. While at Emory, he was selected as a member of the Moot Court Special Teams, was a member of Phi Delta Phi, and was selected for the Order of Advocates. Mr. Alden speaks proficient Spanish.

Mr. Alden is listed in the 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions of Chambers USA: America‚Äôs Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Labor & Employment.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. (1997)
  • Gettysburg College, B.A. (1994)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1997)

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
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John W. Alden

Experience Highlights

Class action lawsuit for major beverage company
Represented a major beverage company in class action brought under New Jersey and New York law on behalf of all route sales personnel (approximately more
Wage-Hour class action for major bottled water company
Represented a major North American bottled water company in a class action brought in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Plaintiffs filed a class more
Labor counsel for major household products company
Successful union decertification for major household products company. more
Union organizing campaigns at Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Provided the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation with advice, assistance and representation before the National Labor Relations Board in more