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Benjamin Han

Associate

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6738
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Ben Han is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and dedicates his practice to representing clients in the full scope of employment matters under federal and state law.

Mr. Han focuses his practice in employment litigation and counseling matters.  Specifically, Mr. Han has significant experience in all phases of the litigation process, including trial work, evidentiary hearings, oral arguments, arbitrations, and depositions.  Further, Mr. Han has counseled clients through a variety of complex employment issues, including reductions in force, agreement and policy drafting, corporate transactions, restrictive covenants, labor relations, and other day-to-day employment concerns.

Mr. Han has developed substantive experience in non-competition, trade secret, and other restrictive covenant matters, which includes his significant involvement in the enforcement of the first global non-competition covenant under Georgia’s Restrictive Covenants Act.  Mr. Han has also dedicated a significant portion of his practice to traditional labor law matters, as he represented clients through numerous issues related to organized labor, including election campaigns, grievance arbitrations, corporate campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, and strategic initiatives related to unionized workforces.  Mr. Han has also defended employers in matters related to discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and medical leave, among others.

Prior to joining Seyfarth, Mr. Han practiced in the Labor and Employment group of another international law firm for over five years.  Mr. Han graduated with Honors from Emory University School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor for the Emory Law Journal.  Mr. Han was also one of 25 attorneys selected nationally to participate as a Fellow for the National Employment Law Council.

Ben Han is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and dedicates his practice to representing clients in the full scope of employment matters under federal and state law.

Mr. Han focuses his practice in employment litigation and counseling matters.  Specifically, Mr. Han has significant experience in all phases of the litigation process, including trial work, evidentiary hearings, oral arguments, arbitrations, and depositions.  Further, Mr. Han has counseled clients through a variety of complex employment issues, including reductions in force, agreement and policy drafting, corporate transactions, restrictive covenants, labor relations, and other day-to-day employment concerns.

Mr. Han has developed substantive experience in non-competition, trade secret, and other restrictive covenant matters, which includes his significant involvement in the enforcement of the first global non-competition covenant under Georgia’s Restrictive Covenants Act.  Mr. Han has also dedicated a significant portion of his practice to traditional labor law matters, as he represented clients through numerous issues related to organized labor, including election campaigns, grievance arbitrations, corporate campaigns, unfair labor practice charges, and strategic initiatives related to unionized workforces.  Mr. Han has also defended employers in matters related to discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and medical leave, among others.

Prior to joining Seyfarth, Mr. Han practiced in the Labor and Employment group of another international law firm for over five years.  Mr. Han graduated with Honors from Emory University School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor for the Emory Law Journal.  Mr. Han was also one of 25 attorneys selected nationally to participate as a Fellow for the National Employment Law Council.

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, with Honors (2013)
    Articles Editor, Emory Law Journal

  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis (2009)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Courts

  • Northern District of Georgia
  • Middle District of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Superior, State, and Magistrate Courts

Affiliations

  • National Employment Law Council

Publications

  • “Offering Balance in Title VII Retaliation Claims Involving the Rejection of Sexual Advances,” Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, & Social Justice (2013)

Accolades

  • National Employment Law Council, 2016 Academy Fellow