Ellenor Stone represents employers throughout the nation in lawsuits and administrative proceedings under Title VII, Section 1981, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and other federal and state anti-discrimination and employment laws. She works on complex litigation and employee investigations, and represents clients in investigations by government agencies such as EEOC, SEC, and OSHA.
In addition, a significant portion of Ellenor’s practice centers on helping corporate clients navigate labor and employment concerns related to business openings, closures, mergers and acquisitions (buy- and sell-side), and other business transactions. In this capacity, she has provided labor and employment expertise on more than 50 corporate transactions to date. Ellenor also drafts and assists in negotiating employment and secondment agreements, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements and separation agreements, and counsels employers with respect to various employment matters, including internal investigations, terminations and reductions-in-force, personnel policies, and compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.
Ellenor provides extensive pro bono employment advice and counseling services, including as a member of the Board of Directors of Whitefoord, Inc., an organization in Southeast Atlanta that connects families with education and healthcare services, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Brookhaven Innovation Academy. Ellenor also represents indigent clients through the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and participates in the Street Law Program, a partnership through King & Spalding, Coca-Cola, and Emory Law School.
Before joining King & Spalding, Ellenor practiced Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment law at an Atlanta law firm, and also served a two-year term as a law clerk to the Honorable E. Clayton Scofield III, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, where the majority of her work involved actions brought under Title VII and other federal anti-discrimination laws. In law school, Ellenor served as the Editor in Chief of the Georgia State University Law Review and was awarded the Best Oralist in the Georgia Intrastate Moot Court competition. Between college and law school, she taught upper school English and coached the varsity rowing team at The Hockaday School, a girls school in Dallas, Texas.