Attorney-at-law and Certified Public Accountant
Colón-Machargo Law Studio
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Carlos Colón-Machargo is a fully bilingual (English-Spanish) attorney-at-law and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over twenty years of experience. His major areas of practice include labor and employment law; business, corporate law and contracts. During his career, Carlos has represented and counseled both individuals and entities of all sizes in the areas described above. He is currently admitted to practice law in Georgia, Florida, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and currently licensed as a CPA in Florida. He received a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1997, where he concentrated in Labor and Employment Law (LL.M. Labor and Employment Law). Before receiving such degree, Carlos obtained a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Law in 1996 and a Bachelor in Business Administration, cum laude, with a major in Accounting, from the University of Puerto Rico in 1993.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Appellate Practice||Civil Appeals|
|Business Law||Business Associations Law, Business Formation, Business Organization, Business Start-Ups, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Pass-Through Entities|
|Contracts||Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts|
|Labor and Employment||Affirmative Action, Age Discrimination in Employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Caregiver Discrimination, Child Labor Law, Civil Service, Collective Bargaining, Confidentiality Agreements, Covenants Not To Compete, Employee Discipline, Employee Drug Testing, Employee Leasing, Employee Privacy, Employee Rights, Employer Intentional Torts, Employer Liability, Employer Rights, Employment Arbitration, Employment at Will, Employment Breach of Contract, Employment Civil Rights, Employment Claims, Employment Class Actions, Employment Contracts, Employment Defense, Employment Disability Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Employment Mediation, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, Employment Rights, Employment Termination, Equal Employment Opportunity Law, Executive Employment Law, Executive Severance Contracts, Executive Transfers, Fair Employment Practices, Fair Labor Standards, Family and Medical Leave Act, Federal Employment Law, Harassment, Human Resources Law, International Employment Contracts, International Labor Law, Labor Antitrust, Labor Arbitration, Labor Law, Labor Legislation, Labor Relations, Labor Strikes, Management Employment Law, Management Labor Law, Minimum Wage Law, National Labor Relations Act, National Origin Discrimination, Negligent Hiring, Noncompete Litigation, Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation, Agreements, Outsourcing, Personnel Policies, Personnel Training, Pregnancy Discrimination, Prevailing Wage Litigation, Public Sector Collective Bargaining, Public Sector Employment Law, Public Sector Labor Relations, Reductions in Force, Restrictive Covenants, Retaliatory Discharge, Security Clearances, Sexual Harassment, Title VII Discrimination, Unfair Labor Practices, Uniformed Services Employment, and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), Union Contract Negotiations, Union Elections, Union Labor Law, Union Organization, Wage and Hour Class Actions, Wage and Hour Law, WARN Act, Whistleblower Litigation, Workplace Violence, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination Defense|
- District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia
Principal | Colón-Machargo Law Studio
Represents and counsels clients on general civil, administrative and contractual matters, including but not limited to areas involving labor and employment law, business law and contracts, estate planning, tax, insurance, real estate and corporate law.
Project Attorney | Alston & Bird
Provides assistance to lead counsel on complex litigation matters, including preparation for litigation, document review, legal research and drafting of memoranda.
Member | Monnolly, Pridgen, Colon-Machargo & Ellenberg
2010 - 2013
Represented clients in federal courts in the defense of welfare plan claims under ERISA, including those involving disability and life insurance matters. Represented and counseled clients on issues involving labor and employment law, as well as general civil and contractual matters.
LL.M - Labor and Employment Law | Georgetown University
1997 - 1997
Juris Doctor | Inter American University
1993 - 1996
Bachelor in Business Administration - Accounting | University of Puerto Rico
1989 - 1993
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Atlanta, Georgia, Dekalb County
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