OverviewAustin Hemmer is a litigation associate at Rogers & Hardin. His practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in complex civil litigation in state and federal courts in the areas of complex commercial litigation and employment law.
Prior to joining Rogers & Hardin, Austin was a litigation associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Los Angeles, where he represented businesses and individuals in complex commercial disputes and government investigations.
Austin graduated from Emory University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Society.
• Representation of businesses in internal investigations and resolution of EEOC charges concerning claims of employment discrimination, including representation of lead independent directors in internal investigation concerning claims of sexual harassment against president and CEO of Fortune 500 company.
• Representation of software manufacturers in implementation and software disputes and litigation, including representation of a major ERP software manufacturer in a complex licensing and distribution contract dispute wherein partial summary judgment in our client’s favor was obtained by presenting a novel legal argument that significantly reduced the potential damages and resulted in a favorable settlement.
• Representation of mutual fund adviser in “excessive fee” litigation brought under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
• Representation of international insurance producer in litigation involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and violations of Georgia RICO.
• Representation of minority shareholder in litigation involving claims of shareholder oppression, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty.