Ted Boehm

Of Counsel

Atlanta Office

(404) 240-4286 phone
(404) 240-4249 fax



  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA
    J.D. 2006
  • University of the South, Sewanee, TN
    B.A. 1998

Ted represents management in a variety of labor and employment matters in state and federal courts. A significant portion of Ted’s practice focuses on the defense of wage and hour claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). He has handled significant compensation compliance matters in proceedings before the Wage & Hour Division of the U. S. Department of Labor. Ted also appears frequently before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), defending employers in discrimination and retaliation matters.

Additionally, Ted counsels clients on a wide range of day-to-day employment issues, providing practical and proactive advice to clients aimed at minimizing the risk of litigation and improving employee relations. He also regularly authors articles and speaks on a variety of labor and employment law topics.

Ted was listed in Georgia Super Lawyers – Rising Stars in 2015 and 2016.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Professional Activities

State Bar of Georgia
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association


Attorneys Selected to 2016 Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists
February 19, 2016

Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Named to 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers List
February 20, 2015

Listed in Georgia Super Lawyers – Rising Stars in 2015 and 2016.


Approach Payroll Card System Thoughtfully
June 17, 2015

HR Answers: Four Steps To Effective Performance Management
July 1, 2014

GINA Strikes The Long Term Care Industry
June 23, 2014

USDOL Guidance Released On "Adult Foster Care", "Shared Living Arrangements"
April 15, 2014

Companionship Exemption: Know The Rules
April 2, 2014

Get To Know GINA
March 17, 2014

President Seeks To Curtail FLSA "White Collar" Exemptions
March 17, 2014

Payroll Card Backlash: Employers Should Consider Risks Carefully
September 30, 2013

Summer Interns Present New Challenges
May 31, 2013

Potential Landmines in Pending Comp Time Legislation
May 13, 2013

End of the FLSA ‘Companionship'
February 1, 2013

Avoiding Harassment by Residents
January 11, 2013

Minnesota Tragedy: A Stark Reminder to Implement Anti-Violence Policies
October 21, 2012

OSHA Looks At Long Term Care Staff Safety
June 20, 2012

Smoking At Work – Sending The Wrong Message?
February 10, 2012

Recording Events in the Workplace and Other Social Media Issues
September 7, 2011

"Get To Know GINA"
Provider Magazine
March, 7 2014

Blog Posts
"Constructive Knowledge" Off-The-Clock Claim Rejected
February 4, 2016

Quotes and Soundbites

Contractor Rules Expand Employer Risks
August 4, 2015

Get Started: Employee or Freelancer? Labor Dept. Issues Opinion on How to Decide Worker Status
August 3, 2015

Mixed Prospects for POWADA
August 15, 2013

Striking a Blow for Work/Life Balance?
June 5, 2013

Comp Time Bill Faces Uphill Battle With Senate Democrats
May 9, 2013

Employers Must Be Cautious In Shifting Schedules To Curb OT
October 23, 2012

Newsletter Articles

Are Your Contractors Actually Employees? DOL Says Probably Yes
September 1, 2015

Risky Business: A Three-Step Plan For Addressing Harassment By Nonemployees
August 3, 2015

The Trend Toward Payroll Cards
June 1, 2015

Clean-Uniform Policy May Lead to Additional Pay
February 2, 2015

DOL's Wage Rule for Home Care Workers on Hold
February 2, 2015

Preventing A Messy "Failed Exemption" Lawsuit
February 3, 2014

Proposed "Independent Misclassification" Law
February 3, 2014

After The Violence Come The Lawsuits
May 1, 2013

End of Companionship Exemption?
May 1, 2013

DOL Targets Healthcare Employer For Violations
August 1, 2012

Taking Aim At Workplace Violence
May 1, 2012

Another Way Of Looking At The Obesity Problem
February 1, 2012


5th Annual Southeastern Employment Law Certificate Series 2016
March 18, 2016

Yikes! New Laws and Decisions Require Reviewing Your Handbooks, Rules and Disciplinary Processes
July 23, 2015

Lawfully Recruiting and Hiring the Right Employees
May 13, 2015

“Emergency Management Summit"
Interactive Webinar - BLR – Business & Legal Resources
March 26, 2014 

“Managing Social Media Problems in the Workplace”
Webinar - Georgia Chamber of Commerce                              
February 27, 2012


Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce – Chairman’s Club

Host Committee, Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America (DEBRA) Fundraiser


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA
    J.D. 2006
  • University of the South, Sewanee, TN
    B.A. 1998

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Tennessee