Gregory W. Homer litigates labor and employment, commercial and class action matters. He has worked extensively with experts in statistics and labor economics in the preparation and execution of defense strategies and case analyses in complex class action and multi-plaintiff employment litigation, including several nationwide class actions.
In addition to defending numerous individual discrimination and employment tort actions in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, Greg has both defended and prosecuted breach of contract claims, particularly in the context of injunction proceedings and enforcement of covenants not to compete. He also has defended actions brought under ERISA involving denials of welfare benefits and allegations of breach of fiduciary duty.
Greg regularly counsels clients on compliance issues involving the full range of federal and state laws concerning discrimination, wage and hour, and leave issues, with a focus on the additional obligations placed on federal and state contractors in the areas of affirmative action, prevailing wages, and reporting obligations.
Greg co-authored Defending and Preventing Employment Litigation, an authoritative guide to help minimize employment lawsuits, published by Aspen Publishers, and The Model Employer, a comprehensive text on employment law, published by George Washington Law School. He frequently speaker on employment law topics for CLE providers, including National Employment Law Institute, Wake Forest University School of Law, and Northwestern School of Law.
Professional and Civic Activities and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1979)
- Yale University (B.A., cum laude, 1976)