Burr & Forman

Ingu Hwang

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  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Law, Seoul National University




  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Georgia

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Georgia State Bar
  • Army Commendation Medal, United States Forces Korea
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Employment & Labor (2018-2020)

Korean (Fluent)

Partner | Atlanta, GA Montgomery, AL Nashville, TN

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Labor & Employment

Ingu practices in the firm's Litigation practice group focusing on Labor & Employment law.

Ingu received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and his Bachelor of Law degree at Seoul National University. Prior to going to law school, Ingu worked in the Legal Department of Hyundai Motor Company in South Korea. In addition, he served in the Republic of Korea Army during college and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal from the United States Army for enhancing friendship between the Republic of Korea Army and the United States.

Ingu routinely counsels employers concerning the full spectrum of labor and employment issues, from routine, everyday matters to organizational decisions, including:

  • Employment handbooks and personnel policies
  • Employee hiring, discipline, and termination
  • Reductions in force
  • Wage and hour audits
  • Human resources audits
  • Representation during Field Audits by the United States Department of Labor, Office of Contract Compliance Programs
  • Substance abuse policies and testing
  • Workplace security and violence
  • Leave of absence and attendance issues
  • Garnishment issues
  • Discrimination laws
  • Disability, accommodation, and access
  • Severance and termination agreements
  • Sexual harassment and other employee investigations
  • Management and employee training