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Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson

Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson
800 International Tower
229 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 659-6700
Fax: (404) 222-9718
Web site:
Firm Size: 24 Lawyers
Primary Contact:
Douglas Duerr

Firm Description

Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson is dedicated to the representation of management clients in labor and employment law matters ranging from preventive advice and training to litigation under federal and state laws.

Since 1973, we have partnered with clients to develop practical responses to complex legal matters so that they can focus on what is most important: meeting their organizations' business objectives.

The firm provides solutions for clients ranging from large, multi-national corporations to small businesses and public employers. We work with industries including financial institutions, insurance companies, communications and media enterprises, construction companies, mining and manufacturing operations, utilities, educational institutions and restaurants/service industry operations.

The firm is rated AV, the highest rating conferred by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Firm lawyers are featured in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, The Lawyers' List, The Best Lawyers in America, Georgia Super Lawyers, Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, Black Enterprise Magazine's list of America's Leading Black Lawyers, and Chambers USA's America's Leading Business Lawyers. Several partners are "Fellows" in the College of Labor and Employment Law, and honor reserved for attorneys who have distinguished themselves nationally as leaders in labor and employment law.


Attorney Biographies

Laura R. Anthony
Mercer University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2008).
University of Georgia (B.A, B.S., magna cum laude, 2005).

John D. Bennett
University of Georgia (J.D., Cum Laude, 2008).
University of Georgia (B.A.).

Victor A. Cavanaugh
Centre College of Kentucky (B.A., cum laude, 1964); Duke University (J.D., 1970).

Justin B. Connell
University of Georgia (B.B.A., cum laude, 2002); Mercer University (J.D., 2005).

William D. Deveney
University of Maryland (B.A., 1981); Emory University (J.D., 1989).

Douglas H. Duerr
University of the South (B.A., 1986); Mercer University (J.D., cum laude, 1989).

R. Read Gignilliat
University of South Carolina (B.S., 1984; J.D., 1987).

Tracy L. Glanton
J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
M.A., Public Administration, George Mason University, Virginia
B.A., Psychology/Criminal Justice, James Madison University, Virginia

Sydney S. Hu
University of Georgia (B.A., cum laude, 2009); Boston University, (J.D., 2013).

Crystal D. Kesler
Belmont University (B.B.A., 2012); Georgia State University (J.D., 2015)(Georgia Bar results pending).

Patrick L. Lail
Davidson College (B.A., 1988); Georgia State University (J.D., 1993).

Walter O. Lambeth, Jr.
Duke University (B.A. 1961, J.D. 1968)

Sean M. Libby
J.D., with honors, Emory University School of Law, 2009
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Georgia, 2005

Douglas J. Miller
J.D., cum laude, Mercer University School of Law, 2007
B.B.A, University of Georgia, 2004

Sharon P. Morgan
East Carolina University (B.S., magna cum laude, 1983); University of North Carolina (J.D., 1987).

Nigel Phiri
Georgia State University (B.S., cum laude, 2011); Mercer University (J.D., 2015)(Georgia Bar results pending).

Sanford A. Posner
University of Colorado (B.A. 1991); Georgia State University (J.D., cum laude, 1998).

John Lewis Sapp
Emory University (B.A., cum laude, 1963; J.D., with distinction, 1966).

John C. Stivarius
J.D., Emory University, 1980
B.S., University of Georgia, summa cum laude, 1977 (Analytical Chemistry, History)
B.S., University of North Carolina, 1975 (Chemistry)

Robert L. Thompson
University of North Carolina (B.S., 1963; J.D., cum laude,1966).

Brent D. Wasser
University of Georgia (B.B.A., cum laude, 2010; J.D. 2013).

Stanford G. Wilson
Georgia College and State University (B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1977); Emory University (J.D., with distinction, 1980).

Brent L. Wilson
Morehouse College (B.A., cum laude, 1973);
University of Georgia; State University of New York at Buffalo (J.D., 1976).

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