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’s 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
t +1 404.815.6058
f +1 404.541.3104

John W. Alden

Experience Highlights

Labor counsel for major beverage company
Represent major beverage company in labor arbitrations all over the country. more
Wage/hour collective action for major beverage company
Represented a major beverage company in a putative class action in the Southern District of Florida brought by several route salespeople seeking to more
OSHA litigation
Successfully represented numerous companies in OSHA litigation including cases involving catastrophic loss and fatalities. more
Labor counsel for major household products company
Successful union decertification for major household products company. more