Lisa Haldar is an experienced litigator, representing and defending clients in both state and federal court. She has devoted a significant portion of her career to representing organizations and companies in a broad range of litigation areas, including employment and contract disputes. She has counseled and represented clients from the onset of a potential action through the appeals process. Lisa has experience in and knowledge of appellate practice in Georgia – both from a litigator’s perspective and as a former judicial staff attorney at the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Lisa has focused on single-plaintiff, class-action, and collective-action litigation involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition to her litigation experience, Lisa has counseled clients in a wide variety of employment matters, including terminations, personnel issues, employment contracts, severance and separation agreements, policy development, and compliance issues. She also has experience advising and representing private schools on a comprehensive range of matters, including student-related disputes, personnel policies, contract disputes, and compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Lisa is a proficient writer and has composed pieces for Law360, Corporate Compliance Insights, and Corporate Counsel. She is also involved with the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.
Prior to joining Lawrence & Bundy, Lisa practiced as an attorney on the labor and employment teams at Sutherland (Eversheds Sutherland) and Jones Day. Lisa has also worked as a judicial staff attorney at the Georgia Court of Appeals, where she handled criminal and civil appeals. Lisa’s unremitting research skills, mastery of legal writing, and attention to detail have been pivotal in narrowing the issues in a case and achieving positive results for her clients.
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- J.D., summa cum laude, Tulane University Law School
Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review
Order of the Coif
- B.S., Emory University
- Co-Author (with Allegra Lawrence-Hardy) Top 10 Employer Resolutions (January 1, 2020) Law360
- Best Practices for Managing Electronic Evidence (October 9, 2017) Corporate Compliance Insights
- U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Time Spent in Security Screenings Not Compensable Under FLSA (December 11, 2014) Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alerts
- BYOD and Social Media: An Employer’s Perspective (August 2014) Financier Worldwide
- Bring Your Own Device, Don’t Bring Your Own Drama (February 11, 2014) Corporate Counsel
- Supreme Court Defines “Changing Clothes” to Include Steelworkers’ Donning and Doffing of Certain Protective Gear (January 28, 2014) Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alerts
- Represented large county school system in multi-million dollar class action on employee contract benefits.
- Counseled corporate clients on restrictive covenants and pursue enforcement of restrictive covenants on behalf of corporate clients.
- Represented clients in wage and hour matters, including class-action matters.
- Prepared employment agreements for key executives of private company.
- Counseled private school regarding FERPA compliance issues.
- Counseled non-profit organization in compliance issues and internal investigations.
- Obtained certiorari review before Georgia Supreme Court in a number of cases.
- Represented large county entity against employee whistleblower claims.
- Obtained summary judgment for large financial institution in a case alleging disability discrimination.