Veteran Labor and Employment Attorney Also Continues to Serve on the Firm's Management Committee
ATLANTA –Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that Thomas P. Rebel is the new Managing Partner of the firm's Atlanta office. Rebel will be responsible for managing the largest Fisher & Phillips office with 48 attorneys and 77 staff members. The Atlanta staff includes the Central Operations Group that supports all offices across the firm.
Rebel has served on the firm's management committee for 12 years and will continue in that role. During those 12 years, Fisher & Phillips has expanded from five offices in 1999 to the 25 it has today.
Firm Chairman and Managing Partner Roger Quillen said: "Tom has always been very thoughtful and deliberate when it comes to managing the firm's growth. He always thinks strategically with an eye on the future. He's also staunchly committed to providing stellar client service. It's fitting that he takes the helm of our largest and first office and I am confident he will help guide this office through growth and a continuation of superior client service."
Rebel added: "I have been fortunate and honored to work with the same firm for my entire career. This is a collegial firm with some of the best labor and employment attorneys in America. We are passionate about serving some of the best companies, large and small, in the country. I look forward to continuing this tradition of dedication and excellence."
Rebel has practiced law for 33 years, focusing extensively in the areas of wage and hour, affirmative action, education and disability law. He has also handled many National Labor Relations Act matters and matters arising under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. He is a frequent lecturer to industry groups on various labor and employment topics. He is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Rebel is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in Georgia Super Lawyers every year since 2004. He has also been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2009.
Rebel is admitted to the Bars of Georgia and Florida. He earned his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 1978. He earned three other degrees from the University of Miami: a Master's of Education, magna cum laude, in 1974; a Master's of Science, magna cum laude, in 1973; and a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in 1969.