Jackson Lewis P.C. • Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina 27518
Richard S. McAtee is the managing partner of the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Jackson Lewis office, one of the nation?s preeminent law firms specializing in employment, labor, immigration, and benefits law. Rick has been with Jackson Lewis since 1994.
Mr. McAtee spends the majority of his working time on employment litigation, including discrimination and non-compete litigation. He has defended numerous employment discrimination cases, obtaining favorable judgments for employers in virtually every industry. He is experienced in evaluating, managing, and defending individual and multiple-plaintiff lawsuits.
Mr. McAtee also has significant labor law experience, including successfully representing employers in labor arbitrations and before the National Labor Relations Board in multiple hearings. He also has assisted employers maintain their union-free status in the face of active union organizing efforts in many states.
Mr. McAtee also regularly trains managers and supervisors on how to keep their workplaces litigation-free and union-free. He trains in-house counsel, HR professionals and managers to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, avoid workplace disputes, resolve employee relations problems, and satisfy legitimate employee expectations. His seminar topics include disability management, discrimination, positive employee relations, workplace privacy issues, and many others. He also has written a number of articles on workplace law topics.
He is admitted to practice law before the North Carolina State Courts, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Pennsylvania State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Third and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeals. He is also an active member of national and state SHRM associations. He is a graduate of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.
Mr. McAtee is responsive, thorough, and passionate about his practice and the firm’s clients. He is equally passionate about his family, who resides in Raleigh, including his wife Lisa, son Ryan, and daughter Lauren.
- College: Cornell University, School of Industrial & Labor Relations, BSILR, 1991
- Law School: Duquesne University, J.D., 1995, Magna Cum Laude
Bar AdmissionsNorth Carolina (2005)
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
6th Circuit Court of Appeals
North Carolina Eastern District Court (2005)
North Carolina Middle District Court (2005)
North Carolina Western District Court (2005)
Pennsylvania Western District Court (1995)