Erin McPhail Wetty

Erin Wetty is a senior associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP where she focuses the majority of her practice on defending employers against single- and multi-plaintiff claims of discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, national origin, age, religion, pregnancy, and disability, as well as defending against medical leave-related and Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation claims. Ms. Wetty has experience representing employers before jury and bench trials, as well as in administrative proceedings and arbitration. She has represented companies across numerous industries, including financial services, hospitality, foodservice management, aviation, health care, retail, packaging, and government defense contractors.

In addition, Ms. Wetty provides counseling advice to employers on a wide variety of employment-related issues to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and to avoid the expense and other wasted resources associated with state and federal court litigation. As a member of the Firm’s ADA Title III Team, she also has defended companies against individual actions brought against public accommodations.

Ms. Wetty serves on the Board of Directors for the Hirsch Academy, a school for children with learning differences, with a particular focus on children on the autism spectrum. Ms. Wetty is also a participant in Seyfarth’s pro bono program.

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Areas of Practice 1) Workplace Counseling & Solutions, 2) Wage & Hour Audit, 3) Assessment, 4) and Counseling, 5) Labor & Employment, 6) Government Compliance and Enforcement Actions, 7) Employment Litigation, 8) Complex Discrimination Litigation and 9) Appellate Advocacy
Law School The University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 2007)
Education University of Georgia (A.B., 2004)
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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