Georgia, New Jersey and New York
J.D. Degree; Georgia State University College of Law 2002, cum laude
B.A. Degree; Drew University 1991
Anne-Marie Shipe specializes in labor and employment law and litigation, and was selected by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of Georgia's Legal Elite. Anne-Marie represents employers in federal and state courts. She counsels employers with regard to various employment issues including wage and hour compliance, FMLA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, retaliation, harassment, reductions in force, USERRA, immigration, workplace safety, and hiring, disciplining, and firing employees, and has successfully defeated numerous charges of discrimination filed with the EEOC. She also assists employers in drafting employment contracts, severance agreements, employee manuals, and personnel policies. In addition, she has handled workplace investigations, compliance audits, and management and employee training.
Prior to joining Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, Anne-Marie was an Associate with a large law firm in New Jersey, where she handled labor and employment law issues, as well as complex commercial litigation and hotel franchise litigation.
Anne-Marie received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, in 2002 from Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school, Anne-Marie was Student Writing Editor of the Georgia State Law Review, a graduate research assistant, and the president of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. Her article, “Skirting the Law: How Predatory Mortgage Lenders Are Destroying the American Dream,” was published in the Law Review’s Spring 2002 edition. She also assisted the Georgia Council on Aging in lobbying elder law issues during the 2001 Legislative session. Anne-Marie received her Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1991 from Drew University.
Anne-Marie is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Georgia, including the Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She is also admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She is a member of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), chair of GAWL's Membership Committee, former co-chair of the GAWL Foundation's Scholarship Committee, and a member of the GAWL Judicial Applicant Review Committee. She is also an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and Professional Women's Information Network (ProWIN). Anne-Marie is also a regular contributor to Bovis, Kyle, Burch & Medlin, LLC's Labor Market Reporter.
Anne-Marie may be reached at (770)391-9100, extension 3925, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Professional Women's Information Network (ProWIN)
-Changes in the Georgia Garnishment Law, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER - October 2011
-Preparing Enforceable Settlement Documents Outside Of The Settlement Stipulation, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER - September 2011
-Conducting HR Audits under the Ledbetter Act of 2009, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER - October 2010
-FMLA and ADA Considerations in Terminating Employees, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER - August 2010
-Preparing Enforceable Covenants and Resignations in Settlement Agreements, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER-July 2010
-New HIPAA Ruling in Georgia, BOVIS, KYLE & BURCH LABOR MARKET REPORTER-June 2010