George Adams is a partner in the Louisville office, where his practice is exclusively devoted to advising, assisting and representing employers with labor and employment law challenges.
George has helped employers defend against union organizing campaigns, unfair labor practice charges and grievances. He defends employers in state and federal courts against lawsuits alleging sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour violations and violations of the FMLA, ADA and other employment laws.
George represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board and other administrative agencies, as well as in labor negotiations and grievance arbitration. More importantly, George helps his clients avoid such crises through day-to-day counseling, management training and assistance developing and enforcing employee handbooks and personnel policies.
George represents a wide variety of clients, large and small, in numerous states. These include manufacturers, financial institutions, health care providers and non-profit entities.
George is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has repeatedly been listed as a Kentucky Super Lawyer and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2013 and 2014 editions of Best Lawyers of America.
He was recognized as a Litigation – Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for 2014.
Kentucky Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Louisville Bar Association
Founding Board member, Southern Indiana Society for Human Resource Management
Member, Society for Human Resource Management
Chapter Editor, The Developing Labor Law
Army National Guard & Military Police, Including Service in Operation Desert Storm —1987-1992
Eight Fisher & Phillips Lawyers in Louisville Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014
November 24, 2014
Six Fisher & Phillips Attorneys in Louisville Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers 2011
July 25, 2011
2014 Employment and Labor Law Year in Review Southern Indiana SHRM
January 13, 2015
"Rightfully Discharging When You Must: How to Handle Tricky Termination Issues" - 28th Annual Kentucky SHRM Conference, Sept. 2012
"2011 Kentucky Employment Law Update" - 29th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr., Labor and Employment Law Institute, June 2012
"2012 Employment Law Seminar" - IntegrityHR, Mar. 2012