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Keshia M. Tiemann focuses her practice on representing management in a wide range of labor and employment law matters. She routinely counsels clients in mergers, acquisitions, joint venture formations, and other strategic corporate transactions on labor and employment considerations including comprehensive workforce analysis, review of labor and employment related proceedings (including government audits and investigations), multi-national employment considerations, review of employment-related agreements and executive compensation, and mitigating risk exposure. In addition, Keshia regularly drafts employee handbooks, personnel policies, employment agreements as well as non-competition, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements. She has also represented employers on discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, FLSA and state wage and hour law matters, and handled restrictive covenants litigation.

Concentrations

  • Labor and Employment due diligence
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims
  • FLSA and state wage-and-hour matters
  • EEOC and state agency investigations
  • Drafting and litigating matters related to non-competition, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements
  • Employment agreements and separation agreements
  • Employee training

Capabilities

Experience

  • Intern, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Hearings Unit, 2009-2010
  • Intern, Office of Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, Supreme Court of Georgia, 2008

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," 2022-2024
    • Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2022-2024
    • Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2022-2024
  • Recognized, Lawyers of Color, "Wonderful Women," 2023
  • Selected, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2023
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year - Georgia,” 2018 and 2021
  • Team Member, The Daily Report’s "Georgia Labor & Employment Litigation Department of the Year," 2017
  • Team Member, The Daily Report’s "Georgia Labor & Employment Litigation Department of the Year," 2015
  • Listed, Lawyers of Color, LLC, "Hot List for Southern Region," 2014
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Employment Practice Group of the Year," 2013
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law
    • Notes Editor, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Presbyterian College
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia