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William P. Miles


William "Billy" Miles, a member of Gregory Doyle’s Education and Litigation Practice Groups, has extensive experience representing both private and government employers throughout the country in litigation matters under federal and state statutes, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Equal Pay Act. Mr. Miles has defended employers in all types of employment litigation from single plaintiff cases to class action lawsuits.


Although he specializes in employment litigation, Mr. Miles also has handled a variety of other litigation matters, including real estate disputes, trust and estate litigation, theft of trade secrets, violation of non-compete agreements, and business matters.


Beyond his experience in litigation matters, Mr. Miles routinely provides advice to employers about the practical and legal implications of everyday employment decisions, including implementing effective workplace policies and practices, disciplining and terminating employees, conducting sensitive workplace investigations, and preventing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace.


Notable Client Highlights

Some of Mr. Miles’ recent notable client highlights include:

  • Obtained complete defense verdict for a paving company in an FLSA trial involving a former employee
  • Obtained summary judgment in First Amendment lawsuit brought by several former school administrators
  • Obtained summary judgment in discrimination lawsuit filed against a school district



Professional & Community Involvement

    • Member, American Bar Assocation
    • Church Council, First United Methodist Church of Marietta
    • Foundation Board Members, First United Methodist Church of Marietta
    • Member, Kiwanis Club of Marietta



Recognitions

    • 2012 graduate of the Leadership Academy of the Georgia Bar’s Young Lawyers Division
    • Named "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine



Publications & Speaking Engagements


William P. Miles

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PRACTICE AREAS


INDUSTRIES SERVED


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

    Georgia
    Supreme Court of Georgia
    Georgia Court of Appeals
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia


OTHER EXPERIENCE

    Senior Prosecutor, Fulton County District Attorneys’ Office
    Assistant County Attorney, Fulton County District Attorneys’ Office
    Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


EDUCATION

    J.D., cum laude, Mercer University
    B.A., University of Georgia