Membership Directory - Individual

Kelly Ariel

Employment & Business Immigration Attorney at Fisher & Phillips, LLP
Member Since: 2022


Industry Code: LAW
City Name: Nashville
Province: Tennessee
Zip Code: 37203
Email Address:
Phone: Available to Members
Mobile Phone: Available to Members
Languages (Fluent): English
Description of Member's Practice: Ariel counsels and defends businesses on a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including claims of: wage-and-hour violations, employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, and contractual disputes. She litigates these claims on behalf of employers in single and multi-plaintiff cases, as well as class and collective actions, on the state and federal level. In addition to litigating claims in court, Ariel prepares and defends clients facing charges and investigations by state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. She also has experience negotiating, drafting, reviewing, and enforcing employment-related contracts and policies, including employee handbooks, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, and confidentiality agreements. Outside of court, Ariel assists employers in their training, compliance, and prevention efforts. Further, she is a presenter on employment law considerations regarding the FLSA.
Member Type: Outside Counsel
Member Profile: Ariel is an associate in Fisher & Phillips, LLP's Nashville office where she defends employers in labor and employment matters. Her primary practice areas include: Advice and Counseling regarding Employee Life-Cycle Events; FLSA Class and Collective Action Litigation; Trade Secrets Litigation; and Employment Law Litigation pursuant to the FLSA, ADAAA, ADEA, FMLA, and Title VII.
Firm/Company: Fisher & Phillips, LLP
Firm/Company Profile: Fisher & Phillips, LLP is one of the largest U.S. law firms representing management exclusively in the areas of labor, employment, civil rights, employee benefits, and immigration law. The firm has 36 offices with more than 400 attorneys.
Bar Admissions (up to 10): Tennessee
Percent of Members Time Spent on Employment Law Matters: 75 - 100
Percent of Member's Practice Spent on Plaintiff's Employment Matters: 0
Referred By: Mary Beard