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Kyllan B. Kershaw

Senior Associate

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6766
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Ms. Kershaw focuses her practice primarily on representing management in labor relations matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act, addressing positive employment and union-related issues such as:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Election campaigns
  • Proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Preventive labor and employee relations practices

Ms. Kershaw has particular experience conducting union vulnerability assessments and preparing employers for election campaigns on a fast-track timeline. She also represents employers in collective-bargaining negotiations and routinely counsels clients on a variety of employee-relations issues, including providing training to management and tailoring employment policies to comply with federal labor laws while still furthering legitimate business interests. Additionally, Ms. Kershaw provides advice to employers on labor and employment issues associated with business restructuring and represents airline-industry employers governed by the Railway Labor Act. 

In her employment practice, Ms. Kershaw also represents management in litigation, defending clients against claims of employment discrimination, harassment, violations of wage and hour laws, and other employment litigation.

Ms. Kershaw is heavily involved with the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, having served in a variety of roles including Co-Chair, Board of Directors, Grants Committee; Coach, Girl Scout Project Mock Trial; and on the Scholarships Committee.  She also serves on the Host Committee for the annual fundraiser benefiting the Marcus Autism Center and works regularly with the Atlanta Humane Society.

Ms. Kershaw focuses her practice primarily on representing management in labor relations matters arising under the National Labor Relations Act, addressing positive employment and union-related issues such as:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Election campaigns
  • Proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board
  • Preventive labor and employee relations practices

Ms. Kershaw has particular experience conducting union vulnerability assessments and preparing employers for election campaigns on a fast-track timeline. She also represents employers in collective-bargaining negotiations and routinely counsels clients on a variety of employee-relations issues, including providing training to management and tailoring employment policies to comply with federal labor laws while still furthering legitimate business interests. Additionally, Ms. Kershaw provides advice to employers on labor and employment issues associated with business restructuring and represents airline-industry employers governed by the Railway Labor Act. 

In her employment practice, Ms. Kershaw also represents management in litigation, defending clients against claims of employment discrimination, harassment, violations of wage and hour laws, and other employment litigation.

Ms. Kershaw is heavily involved with the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers, having served in a variety of roles including Co-Chair, Board of Directors, Grants Committee; Coach, Girl Scout Project Mock Trial; and on the Scholarships Committee.  She also serves on the Host Committee for the annual fundraiser benefiting the Marcus Autism Center and works regularly with the Atlanta Humane Society.

Education

  • J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude (2009)
    Sonya Yarbrough Gee Memorial Scholarship

  • B.A., University of Georgia, magna cum laude (2006)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Presentations

  • "The Future of Labor Relations: The Rise of the Millennial Workforce, Technology, and the Gig Economy," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (November 14, 2017)
  • "The Obama NLRB’s Legacy of Administrative Hubris: How Much Will Survive?," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (December 8, 2016)
  • "Development of the Law under the NLRA Midwinter Meeting," American Bar Association Committee (February 22, 2016)