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Justin K. Victor is a trial lawyer who has assisted clients in recovering over $100 million in complex civil litigation. Mr. Victor has also secured temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions in state and federal court for clients seeking to protect against the misappropriation of trade secrets and to enforce restrictive covenants.

Mr. Victor has successfully defended clients facing claims totaling over $300 million. For example, Mr. Victor defends employers in class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and related state wage and hour laws. Mr. Victor also defends executives and board members in derivative and direct actions arising under state and federal law.

In addition to an active litigation practice, Mr. Victor counsels employers of all sizes in the design and implementation of employment policies, practices, proactive audits, and workplace training.

Concentrations

  • Trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation
  • Internal investigations
  • M&A/Corporate Governance advising and litigation
  • Class and Collective action employment litigation

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented health care businesses concerning alleged breaches of an asset purchase agreement. Secured temporary restraining order, preliminary injunction, permanent injunction, and monetary damages.
  • Represented power equipment service provider in securing a pre-litigation settlement and injunctive relief.
  • Represented benefits provider in securing a pre-litigation settlement and injunctive relief.
  • Represented utilities service provider in securing injunctive relief.
  • Represented clinical research services and technology provider in trade secrets matter involving allegations that client’s confidential and trade secrets information was stolen and misappropriated by a competitor. Secured permanent injunction and monetary damages.
  • Served as trial counsel for two-week bench trial in the Delaware Court of Chancery. Represented former Chief Executive Officer, President, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, and board members. All causes of action against represented parties dismissed.
  • Represented international travel company in a trade secrets matter involving allegations that client’s confidential and trade secrets were stolen and misappropriated by a competitor. Secured permanent injunction and monetary damages.
  • Represented national IT solutions provider in breach of contract and trade secrets matter. Secured preliminary injunction and permanent injunction.
  • Represented global investment bank and financial services provider in multiple nationwide collective actions alleging FLSA violations. Plaintiffs sought alleged unpaid wages, including overtime, incurred for time spent working off-the-clock and for misclassification. Defeated plaintiffs’ motions for conditional certification in both the Southern District of New York and the Middle District of Florida.°
  • Represented international technology services provider in lawsuit brought by a competitor alleging tortious interference with contractual relations. Achieved complete dismissal through a motion for summary judgment and affirming opinion by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. °
  • Represented international fitness brand in numerous trade secrets matters. Secured settlements and agreements to injunctive relief prior to litigation.
  • Represented multiple international retailers in single-plaintiff matters alleging wrongful termination and allegations of discrimination. Conducted numerous internal investigations. Prepared or counseled employers on the preparation of investigation reports, and counseled on both specific and systemic measures to minimize the risk of liability.
  • Worked closely with employers to design and implement improved, preventive human resources systems, including development of new employee-facing policies and HR/supervisor manuals, development and redevelopment of job descriptions, performance review systems, and disciplinary procedures and training of managers on all of the above.
  • Developed COVID-19 workplace policies and procedures for multiple employers.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Victor prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters), 2021 
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2021-2022
    • Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2021-2022
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2022
  • Recipient, Emory University School of Law Young Alumni Award, 2018
  • Member, Emory Law Alumni Board, 2015-Present
  • Member, Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review Advisory Board, 2014-Present
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association, 2017-2019
    • Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Committee, 2017-2018
  • Participant, Leadership Philadelphia’s Keepers Program, 2018
  • Glass Leadership Fellow, Anti-Defamation League, 2018
  • Member, Jewish Federation of Philadelphia Renaissance Leadership Board, 2014-2016
  • Adjunct Professor, Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, Emory University School of Law, 2012-2016
  • Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Trial Advocacy, Rutgers University School of Law, 2012-2015
  • Match and Bone Marrow Donor, National Bone Marrow Program, 2006

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
    • Inaugural William C. O’Kelley Scholar
    • Dean's Merit Scholarship 
    • Order of the Barristers
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit