Seth T. Ford


Seth T. Ford is a partner in the Atlanta office of Troutman Sanders LLP. Mr. Ford regularly advises clients on a host of labor and employment law matters under both state and federal law, including non-compete and trade secret disputes, multi-plaintiff claims of harassment and discrimination, reductions in force and issues arising under disabilities laws and the Family Medical Leave Act. Mr. Ford has extensive experience in trial and appellate courts and before arbitration panels in traditional labor disputes. Mr. Ford had been recognized by Atlanta Magazine and Law and Politics as a "Rising Star" in labor and employment law each year since 2009. He has successfully litigated labor and employment matters in over a dozen states and throughout the Southeast.

Troutman Sanders LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP, founded in 1897, is an Atlanta-based international law firm with more than 600 attorneys throughout the United States and China. With over 40 areas of legal practice, the full-service firm offers a broad array of legal services, including corporate, energy and regulatory, finance and real estate, business litigation and specialized litigation services.

The Troutman Sanders LLP Labor & Employment Practice Group consists of more than 20 attorneys located in the Firm’s Atlanta, Hong Kong, New York, Orange County and Richmond,. The Labor and Employment Group provides clients with comprehensive advice and counsel in all areas of labor and employment law, including litigation, human resources consulting, and training, as well as business immigration law and traditional labor law. The Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group at Troutman Sanders LLP consists of 14 attorneys in Atlanta, Richmond and New York who provide legal and consulting advice on the full spectrum of federal laws impacting employee benefit plans, compensation, and privacy issues. Likewise, the Immigration Practice Group consists of attorneys in Atlanta, and New York focusing on all aspects of business immigration law. Together, the Labor and Employment Group, Compensation and Employee Benefits Group and Immigration Practice Group represent numerous Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries.


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