Ms. Glianny Fagundo
Thompson Hine LLP
Glianny is a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group. She focuses her practice on partnering with clients to
design and implement workplace policies and practices that are not just compliant with the law, but that further
business goals and protect a company’s culture. Her experience as a high-stakes employment and business litigator
have given her a full appreciation of the value, and cost, of human capital. As a result, Glianny’s employment law
advice is carefully designed to maximize returns and decrease risks.
Glianny routinely counsels national employers on a multitude of workplace issues, including wage and hour, worker
classification, religious and disability accommodations, joint employer/single enterprise, discipline, terminations,
reductions in force, executive employment agreements and background checks. She also defends companies in
significant cases including claims for restrictive covenants violations, discrimination, collective FLSA/wage,
contractual breaches, fraud, consumer disputes, professional liability and products liability. Some of the industries in
which Glianny has extensive experience include health care, restaurants and hospitality, retail, professional services,
transportation and logistics, and media/entertainment. With her engaging personality and knack for public speaking,
Glianny frequently provides training and addresses management and trade groups on policies and legal
developments. Glianny is also a contributing author of BLR’s annual publication 50 Employment Laws in 50
States and Georgia Employment Law Letter.
In addition to practicing law, Glianny is a business and community leader in the state of Georgia. She was one of the
forces behind the incorporation of the City of Brookhaven and has worked with numerous nonprofits serving various
industries. Glianny was a founder of the National Latina Business Women Association-Atlanta, has served as
president and chairperson of the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association and has served on the boards of CredAbility Inc.
and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce. She currently serves on the Latin American Association’s Advocacy
Committee and the State of Georgia’s Personnel Board. Glianny also regularly speaks at community events and
contributes to newspapers and television shows to counsel the Hispanic community about its legal rights and duties.