Attorney Profile

Edward D. Buckley

Edward Buckley

The Buckley Law Firm LLC
1230 Peachtree Street N.E., The Promenade, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone 404-781-1100
Fax 404-781-1101


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2015

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 years bottom-image

Practice Areas

Employment & Labor

Civil Rights

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart


As a founding partner of The Buckley Law Firm LLC, Edward D. Buckley provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Atlanta, Georgia, and the surrounding areas. He focuses his practice on labor and employment law.


Mr. Buckley has arbitrated, mediated or taken to trial cases that involve the following matters: overtime cases, wage and hour cases, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, race and color discrimination, religious discrimination, sex discrimination, national origin discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, family and medical leave, state law torts, executive compensation, employment agreements and severance agreements, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, retaliation, whistleblower claims, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act issues and workers’ compensation claims.


After earning an undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston, Mr. Buckley went on to attend Emory University School of Law. He graduated with a law degree in 1983.


Over the course of his career, Mr. Buckley has built a reputation as being a champion for his clients and their rights. He has achieved high rates of success in obtaining positive resolutions for his clients, including winning a number of multimillion-dollar verdicts. His commitment to high legal standards and ethics have helped Mr. Buckley to earn the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.


Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Buckley is an active member of the legal community. He formerly served as the chair of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and as president of the National Employment Lawyers Association – Georgia Chapter. He is the author of several legal articles, papers and a book chapter on topics relating to employment and labor law. Mr. Buckley has also conducted numerous seminars across the nation for employee rights and consumer groups.


*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.


About Edward Buckley

Law School: Emory University School of Law

Admitted: 1983, Georgia

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Honors and Awards:

  • IEEE Gold Humanitarian and Pace Award, 2009
  • Atlanta Bar Association’s Professionalism Award, 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers with an "AV" rating—its highest rating
  • Member of Georgia's "Legal Elite" by Georgia Trend Magazine
  • Superlawyer” by Atlanta Magazine
  • “America’s leading business lawyers” by Chambers and Partners

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the National Employment Lawyers Association - Georgia Chapter (Past Chair, Secretary and Treasurer)
  • American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta
  • Member of the Atlanta Bar Association (Past Chair, Secretary and Treasurer of the Labor & Employment Section)
  • Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Federal Bar Association
  • Member of the National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Leadership Atlanta Class of 2013
  • Zip to Green, Inc. (Past Board Member)
  • Water-Life-Hope, Inc., President and Founder

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Featured speakers at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s seminar on “Technology in the Northern District Courtroom.”
  • Chaired seminars on “The Trial of a Race Discrimination Case” and “The Trial of a Sexual Harassment Case.”

Educational Background:

  • College of Charleston , 1978
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