Georgia Federal Employee Civil Service and EEO Firm Protecting Your Rights
Call Bev Bates, seasoned attorney for federal employees on civil service and EEO problems
Our office is located in the Buckhead community, which is within the city of Atlanta and the county of Fulton. We have free parking in front of the two-story office building in which our firm has been located for 25 years.
Mr. Bates, a Martindale-Hubbell “av” rated attorney, personally responds to initial telephone inquiries from prospective clients. There is no charge for an initial telephone consultation at 404-262-6272.
Beverly B. Bates and Stanley M. Baum have over 100 years of combined legal experience. Both have served as Assistant U.S. Attorneys for the Northern District of Georgia, one primarily defending the United States and its agencies and officers in civil cases and the other primarily prosecuting criminal cases. Each served a term as President of the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association as well as other positions. Matters are handled by your experienced attorneys, not by associates or paralegals. The law firm was established in 1974.
Facing challenges and actively developing new ways to help people
The law practice includes the representation of federal employees before federal agencies, EEOC, Merit Systems Protection Board, Office of Special Counsel and federal courts, including the U.S. District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Bev Bates represents the federal employee or former federal employee who seeks relief from federal agency adverse personnel actions. He has appeared as counsel in more than 100 reported cases before the U.S. District Court of Northern Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the U.S. States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia and as an Appellate Defense Counsel, Army JAGC, before courts now designated as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals.
Dedicated to federal practice
The practice provides representation in a variety of federal legal matters, including:
- Federal employee civil service attorney — represents federal employees who seek relief from federal agency personnel actions, whether grievances, reprimands, suspension, administrative leave, or discharge.
- Federal employee EEO claims — represents present or former federal employees and applicants before the federal Agency, EEOC, and any reviewing courts for EEO violations of the Civil Rights Act and the American with Disabilities Act.
- Federal contractor employees – represents civilian employees with work injuries occurring when employed in a foreign country by federal contractors who have contracts in foreign countries and whose employees work on U.S. military bases in foreign countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait and other military installations covered by the Defense Base Act.