Eric L. Barnum is a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an experienced trial lawyer practicing in all areas of employment law and employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination and hostile environment harassment litigation, labor arbitration, and analysis of personnel practices and procedures. He also has extensive experience in multiparty, complex civil litigation, including class actions, wage and hour claims, unfair competition, and administrative investigations and hearings. His practice also includes workplace violence intervention and evaluation, as well as obtaining temporary restraining orders and permanent injunctions. Mr. Barnum works with clients in the transportation, manufacturing, utility, health care, retail, education, real estate, construction, banking, and freight management and logistics sectors. He frequently conducts training and educational seminars for lawyers and human resource professionals on various aspects of developing employment law. Mr. Barnum also has a background in career counseling and is an accomplished public speaker on issues of youth mentoring and motivation.