Atlanta employment attorney Paul Sharman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and law degree from Georgia State University. Prior to entering law school, Paul enjoyed a successful career in project management for a large consulting firm. Paul attended law school part-time while continuing his consulting career. In law school, Paul was an associate editor for the Georgia State University Law Review.
Following law school, Paul worked as an associate at a midsize Atlanta law firm, specializing in litigation, corporate law and employment law. Paul later joined a prominent midtown Atlanta employment law firm and focused full time on representing plaintiffs in employment law matters.
In 2011, Paul opened The Sharman Law Firm LLC to serve clients in employment law and employee benefits claims. Paul is admitted to the State Bars of Georgia and Florida, all state and Federal courts in Georgia and Florida, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to his practice as an attorney, Paul serves on the Board of Directors of the North Fulton Bar Association and is also an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association, Georgia chapter.
Paul was named a Rising Star in Employment Law by SuperLawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Paul is married to a fellow attorney and takes great pride in the accomplishments of their two daughters. Paul is also a member of the Advisory Board of North Fulton Community Charities and a regular volunteer at the NFCC Food Bank.
The Sharman Law Firm represents plaintiffs in the following areas:
- federal age, sex, race, religion, and disability discrimination claims
- sexual harassment
- employment contracts
- non-compete and other restrictive covenant agreements
- severance agreements
- commission disputes
- wage and hour and overtime disputes
- Family & Medical Leave Act issues
- ERISA and non-ERISA benefits claims