We Take Care of Business

Kimberly W. Geisler

Education

Law School:
University of Alabama, J.D., 2000, Magna Cum Laude

Undergraduate:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1997, Cum Laude

Honors


  • Birmingham Business Journal, Top 40 Under 40
  • Named a Super Lawyer "Rising Star," Alabama Super Lawyers
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Co-chair of Leadership Development Committee
  • ABA Labor & Employment Section Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, Co-chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance subcommittee
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, 2011 Leadership Development Program
  • Children's Hospital of Birmingham, 2011 Committee for the Future
  • Listed in the 2010 Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as one of Alabama’s leading lawyers in Commercial Litigation
  • Associate Editor, Alabama Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Ira DeMent, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

About


Ms. Geisler has a substantial level of experience representing professionals before licensing boards and in cases alleging malpractice. Ms. Geisler provides day-to-day employment advice, EEO training and policy review to companies across a wide range of industries, and represents employers in the defense of employment related claims before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts.

Publications and Presentations


  • Contributing Author, "Employment At-Will: A State-by-State Survey" (Melinda J. Caterine ed., 2011)
  • Associate Editor, "Age Discrimination in Employment Law",Bloomberg/BNA, 2nd ed. 2015
  • "The State of Employment Arbitration: An Employer's Perspective," Co-Authored with Joshua S. Thompson, Esq. and presented at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee Midwinter Meeting, March, 2011
  • "Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment in the Workplace," Presentation at Fundamentals of Employment Law by Sterling Education Services, April 2009
  • "Employment Litigation in the Age of EPLI: The Defense Perspective," co-authored with Joshua S. Thompson, Esq. and presented at the American Bar Association Employment Rights and Responsibilities Midwinter Meeting in Key West, Florida, March 2009
  • “Crossing the Line: Ex Parte Contacts with Judges," co-authored with John W. Scott, Esq., For the Defense, July 2007
  • "Laying the Proper Foundation to Fire a Trouble Employee," co-authored with Carter H. Dukes, Esq., Construction Business Owner, July 2006

Bar Admissions


  • Alabama

Court Admissions


  • Alabama
  • United States Supreme Court
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Associations


  • Birmingham Bar Association