Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III, P.C.

Alabama Civil Rights Trial Lawyer

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for Over 20 Years

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Hank Sherrod

Hank Sherrod is a 1986 summa cum laude graduate of Birmingham-Southern College. He received his law degree in 1989 from Vanderbilt University, where he was on the law review and Order of the Coif. After clerking for U.S. Circuit Judge Patrick Higginbotham and practicing law in Dallas, Texas, Hank returned to Alabama. For over 20 years, he has been representing plaintiffs in civil rights cases against employers, governmental entities, and government officials.

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Robyn

Robyn

Robyn has been with the firm since 2001. She knows where the bodies are buried.

Atticus

Atticus

Atticus was adopted by the firm from the Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter on July 5, 2012. He is a Walker Hound mix. He loves greeting clients and delivery people and taking long walks downtown.

Scout

Scout

Scout appeared on Robyn’s doorstep in July 2013, came to visit, proved to be a natural, and made partner shortly thereafter.

Rue

Rue

Rue, another shelter acquisition, arrived November 1, 2014, seems to be fitting in well, but appears to lack Scout’s work ethic. She is young, though.

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Topic of the Week

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
  2. New York Sexual Harassment Law Deadline Has Employers in a Hurry
  3. Starbucks now offering backup daycare benefit to US workers
  4. AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms
  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment

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