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After successful careers at elite Atlanta law firms and in-house with Delta Air Lines, Inc., in 2001, Tom Munger and Ben Stone started Munger & Stone LLP to represent employers and individuals in employment-related legal disputes. With over 50 years of collective legal experience, Tom and Ben have built a unique law firm that provides expertise, experience and creativity in representing both individuals and employers in breach of contract, severance, discrimination, harassment, whistle-blowing, retaliation, wage-hour violations, and restrictive covenant matters. Munger & Stone is located on the top floor of the 28-story 999 Building at the corner of Peachtree Street and 10th Street in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. Tom Munger and Ben Stone have both been identified as Super Lawyers in Georgia. The Firm has also been ranked highly in the respected annual Chambers USA Client's Guide from Chambers & Partners Legal Publishers that has included the following reviews (comments in bold text are direct quotes from lawyers at other firms or clients) of the Firm: Chambers 2006 USA Guide: "The Firm earns widespread respect from the market for its employment law expertise and according to its peers, is home to 'two of the brightest lawyers you will ever find.' It attracts a diverse client base ranging from large companies, such as Delta Air Lines, to smaller entities including individual professionals. Both Tom Munger and Benjamin Stone garnered warm praise from the market for the depth of their experience and the quality of their advice." Chambers 2007 USA Guide: "Although this is a relatively small firm, competitors have been 'impressed with the practice' and its 'intelligent, experienced lawyers who are highly respected for their skills.' "Intelligent" Tom Munger handles both labor and employment matters and has 'lots of practical business knowledge and is savvy about giving employment advice.' He is seen as a 'trusted adviser.' Benjamin Stone focuses on employment litigation and counseling and restrictive covenants. Sources described him as 'Someone who is doing a real good job at building the practice.'" Chambers 2008 USA Guide: "Formed and staffed by two "esteemed labor and employment lawyers with lots of experience," this comparatively new and small boutique firm operates from a sole Atlanta office. The size of the firm means that conflicts rarely arise, and peers 'have confidence in referring work there.' A former in-house lawyer at Delta Air Lines, Tom Munger is rated by peers as 'a decent and bright employment litigator gaining in visibility all the time' in plaintiff as well as defense work. Ben Stone also acts for both businesses and plaintiffs and is respected for his 'strong intellectual capacity.'" Chambers 2009 USA Guide: "Sources consider the lawyers to be 'extremely smart and good at what they do' and single out Benjamin Stone as 'a practical, front-line litigator who offers innovative solutions.' Counsel Tom Munger is experienced in complex employment discrimination cases." Chambers 2010 USA Guide: "This compact team successfully punches above its weight, attracting some major clients, including Fortune 150 companies. The firm is renowned for its expertise in discrimination and harassment cases, restrictive covenant issues and executive compensation issues. The group consists of 'two extremely intelligent, outstanding employment lawyers,' Tom Munger and Benjamin Stone, who focus predominately on employment litigation and act for both plaintiffs and defendants." Working both for individuals and groups of individuals, the Firm has successfully represented hourly workers, supervisors, managers, lawyers, executives, Presidents and CEO's. The Firm obtained a $5.75 million verdict for an individual client. The Firm also obtained a 9-0 decision in favor of its client in an important case before the United States Supreme Court. Munger & Stone has represented individual clients at governmental agencies, state courts, federal courts, appellate courts, mediation and arbitration. The Firm also represents small private and public companies and large Fortune 500 companies. The Firm has obtained a substantial number of summary judgment orders and, where the clients so advises, negotiated settlements that are in the employer's interest. The Firm has also successfully represented employers in lawsuits filed as class or collective actions. In addition to litigation, the Firm has deep experience in advising employers in employment law issues ranging from individual allegations of sexual harassment or discrimination to substantial reductions in force. The Firm offers a variety of billing options, including very competitive hourly rates. Munger & Stone has gained deep experience in the business context of employment law disputes in virtually every major industry, including telecommunications, high-tech, manufacturing, transportation, banking, construction , sports, broadcasting, media, education, government, mortgage financing, hospitality, finance, insurance and insurance brokerage, law firms and accounting firms.
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Total Attorneys: 2
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