Marietta GEORGIA

ABOUT Ernest Linwood Gunn IV

Linwood Gunn has a general litigation practice with an emphasis on employment law. Linwood has extensive experience in federal and state trial and appellate courts on a broad range of employment and civil rights matters, representing both employers and employees on issues such as race, gender, age and religious discrimination, First Amendment rights, non-compete covenants, wage and salary issues under federal and state law, and a variety of constitutional issues.

His practice in the employment law area includes advice and consultation on litigation prevention, drafting employment policies and procedures, and representation in agency investigations and hearings before state and local governments. He has also provided training and workshops to private and public employers, as well as numerous industry groups. Aside from matters in the employment area, Linwood handles a range of litigation and appeals including securities arbitration and litigation, general contract litigation, trade secrets, and probate matters. Linwood is rated AV in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review system, the highest possible rating for ethical standards and legal ability.

Representative Cases

Moss v. Cobb County Sch.Dist., 56 F.3d 1391 (11th Cir. 1995)

Lowe v. State of Georgia et al., 267 Ga. 754, 482 S.E.2d 344 (1997)

Gordon County Sch. Dist. v. Gurley, 231 Ga. App. 481, 498 S.E.2d 64 (1998)

Everett v. Cobb County Sch. Dist., 138 F.3d 1407 (11th Cir. 1998)

Palombi v. Frito Lay, Inc., 241 Ga.App. 154, 526 S.E.2d 375 (1999)

Bussey v. Cobb County Sch. Dist., 180 F.3d 272 (11th Cir. 1999)

Sherman v. Grady County Bd. of Educ., 80 F.Supp.2d 1365 (M.D. Ga. 2000)

Bailey v. Cobb County Sch. Dist., 210 F.3d 392 (11th Cir. 2000)

Shin v. Cobb County Bd. of Educ., 248 F.3d 1061 (11th Cir. 2001)

Smith v. Cobb County Bd. of Elections, 230 F.Supp.2d 1313 (N.D.Ga. 2002)

Selman v. Cobb County Sch. Dist., 449 F.3d 1320 (11th Cir. 2006)

Hatcher v. Edward D. Jones & Co., LP, 379 S.C. 549, 666 S.E.2d 294 (Ct. App. 2008)

Honors and Awards

AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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Areas of LAW

  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage And Hour
  • Wrongful Termination

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