Howard Mavity is a partner in the Atlanta office. He co-chairs the firm's Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group.
He draws upon his past business experience in transportation, logistics, construction, and industrial supply to work with clients as a business partner, and focuses on eliminating employee problems by commonsense management.
Howard has provided counsel for over 225 occasions of union activity, guided unionized companies, and has managed almost 450 OSHA fatality cases in construction and general industry, ranging from dust explosions to building collapses, in virtually every state.
He has coordinated complex inspections involving multi-employer sites, corporate-wide compliance, and issues involving criminal referral. Howard is active in rulemaking and dealings with federal and state OSHA and other agencies.
He overseas audits of corporate labor, HR, and safety compliance. He also responds to virtually every type of day-to-day workplace inquiry, and has handled cases before the EEOC, OFCCP, NLRB, and numerous other state and federal agencies.
Howard frequently speaks to business associations, bar groups, and professional groups. He also lectures and conducts training for numerous private and governmental employers and speaks at a national MBA program.
Howard is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and he has been featured as one of the “Georgia Super Lawyers” in the Atlanta Magazine survey since 2004 and in the 2006 Georgia Trend Magazine, Georgia Legal Elite.
In 2013 he was named one of the "50 Most Influential EHS Leaders" by EHS Today. He is also co-editor of the firm's Workplace Safety and Health Law Blog.
Occupational Safety & Health Law Committee Midwinter Meeting
March 11, 2014
Safety Apps, Whistleblowers and Social Media
AGC National Safety Committee – Denver, CO
July 10-12, 2013
Advanced Legal Issues In “Keeping Them Safe”
Georgia ASSE One Day Professional Development Conference
May 13, 2013
Risk Management Is More Than Safety
The Association of Union Contractors (TAUC) Safety & Health Committee Meeting– Greensboro, GA
May 6, 2013
Risk Management Is More Than Safety
National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) - Myrtle Beach, S.C.
April 27, 2013
Safety Leadership Conference – Washington, D.C.
April 24-25, 2013
Construction Safety Incentives and Issues Forum
ASSE Regional Conference – Birmingham, AL
April 4, 2013
OSHA is only the Appetizer – Legal Issues Associated With Safety
Missouri Builders Association – 2013 Midwest Construction Safety Conference – Kansas City
March 14-15, 2013
The ADA, Whistleblowers and Safety; and Criminal and Civil Exposure Associated With Safety
CHRM/F&P – HR & Safety Conference – Atlanta, GA
February 21, 2013
Interaction of OSHA and HR
Concord NC SHRM Presentation - Statesville, NC
February 1, 2013
Employment Law and Safety For The Ginner and Warehouse Operator
SE Ginners Association
January 24, 2013
Legislative and Safety/Legal Updates
AGC Safety & Health Conference -Tampa, Florida
January 15, 2013
New OSHA Developments
Georgia Safety, Health & Environmental Conference – Savannah, GA
September 13, 2012
America’s Safest Companies Conference -Chicago, IL
September 12, 2012
Associated Wire Rope & Fabricators - Spring Meeting – Atlanta
What’s Happening With OSHA, Labor and Employment Law?
April 22 – 25, 2012
CEO's Best Practices for Safety & Employment – Albany, GA
March 7, 2012
Common Safety Lapses Produce Growing Number of Large OSHA Penalties – Webinar
October 27, 2011
HR's Crucial Role in Safety Management – Concord, NC
March 30, 2011
Labor, Employment & OSHA Update for CEO's and Executives
Construction Executives Annual Meeting (CEA), Cleveland, Ohio
Labor & Employment Changes That Will Rock Your World
AGC Georgia, Members First Meeting, Augusta, GA
Safety & Employment Law Update and "Safety is More than Risk Management
AGC National National Safety Committee Meeting New Orleans
Safety, Risk Management & Labor Update
AGC/Affinity, Phoenix, AZ
Labor Considerations In Preparing For The 2012 DNC Convention
Charlotte Hospitality Association (CAHA), Charlotte, NC
Labor Law For The Safety Professional; and HR's Role In Safety Management
Carolinas AGC – Annual Safety & HR Conferences
Labor & HR Issues For The Safety Professional
AGC Georgia Annual Safety Conference Gwinnett County
Essential Labor & Employment Law For The Safety Professional
Charlotte Regional Safety School, Charlotte, Keynote Speech
Labor Challenges in 2011
AGC Georgia Members First Meeting, Dalton, Georgia
April 12, 2011
Challenges Under OSHA's New Crane Standard
AGC National, Washington, D.C., Federal Contractors Conference
Construction Management Under New Labor & Safety Challenges
AGC Colorado, Annual safety Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, Denver, Keynote Speech
Secrets From CEO's For Effective Safety Management
N.C. State Safety Conference, Greensboro, AGC Luncheon Keynote Speech
Excellence in Manufacturing: Safety, HR and Labor Issues
Manufacturer & Foundry Summit, Pennsylvania
Zurich – Construction Roundtable
New Orleans, Managing OSHA Inspections and Managing All Aspects of Risk: Safety, HR and Labor