Kelly Dobbs Bunting > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
2700 TWO COMMERCE STREET
2001 MARKET STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
United States

Work Department

Labor & Employment

Position

Shareholder

Career

Kelly Bunting is Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Workforce Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement group. She litigates federal and state class and collective actions alleging wage and hour violations, misclassification, overtime, minimum wage and off-the-clock work. She also defends employers around the country in single plaintiff litigation involving gender, age, disability, race, national origin, religious and pregnancy discrimination, harassment and retaliation; whistleblower claims; theft of trade secrets; breach of duty; breach of employment agreements and restrictive covenants. Kelly has appeared before the EEOC, the NLRB, the DOL and many state agencies. She drafts and negotiates national and international employment agreements, secondment agreements, settlement and severance agreements. She has represented employers in numerous U.S. Department of Labor audits and investigations, and has conducted labor and employment due diligence in many M&A transactions.

Concentrations
Labor and employment litigation
Employment/HR counseling
International labor and employment law
Compliance/HR training

Capabilities
Labor & Employment
International Employment, Immigration & Workforce Strategies
Litigation
Trial Practice

Admission to Practice
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Languages

English

Education

  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Communications, Broadcast News, University of South Florida

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Workplace and employment counseling

Greenberg Traurig LLP‘s employment group is noted for providing ‘efficient advice and realistic assessments‘ to local and national US companies, and is well versed in workforce compliance matters, regulatory enforcement queries and conducting workplace trainings. Kelly Bunting in Philadelphia is a specialist in wage and hour and overtime matters, while Tiffany Fordyce in Chicago handles discrimination and retaliation claims, and Kristine Feher in New Jersey specialises in wrongful discharge and employment discrimination cases. Other names to note are Washington DC’s Johnine BarnesJohn Richards in Atlanta and Justin Keith in Boston. The practice group is led by Naomi Beer in Denver and James Boudreau in Philadelphia.