Tanya A. Tate
$150.00 per party/per day
Mediation / Arbitration Hourly Fees
2 Party Case: $175.00 Per Party Per Hour
3 Party Case: $150.00 Per Party Per Hour
4 Party Case: $135.00 Per Party Per Hour
Fees are the same for any additional time spent on document review, research, written findings of fact/law and other outside time, if any, necessary to prepare or make an informed award or evaluation.
For travel time charges for mediations & arbitrations held at locations other than at BAY’s offices in Atlanta, please contact BAY.>
ALL CHARGES WILL BE SHARED EQUALLY AMONG ALL PARTIES, UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED IN WRITING. RATES MAY BE ADJUSTED FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS. THE FEE IS TO BE AGREED UPON IN ADVANCE.
OUR CONTRACT FOR SERVICES IS WITH THE ATTORNEY(S). WE EXTEND CREDIT, WITH NO ADVANCE DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT, BASED ON THE ATTORNEY'S CREDIT. THE ATTORNEY, IN TURN, COLLECTS FROM HIS/HER CLIENT. THEREFORE, WE EXPECT PAYMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY(S) REGARDLESS OF CLIENT ACTIVITY. ALL FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL ON EVERY ARBITRATION PRIOR TO THE AWARD BEING PUBLISHED.
*** A FINANCE CHARGE OF 1.50% PER MONTH (18% PER YEAR) WILL BE CHARGED ON BALANCES DUE OVER 45 DAYS.
Tanya Tate has been a mediator since 2010 and has mediated cases involving Employment Litigation, Restrictive Covenants, Trade Secrets, Contracts and Torts, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Coverage, School Law, Premises, Liability, and Personal Injury Suits. Tanya also frequently serves as an independent investigator investigating claims of workplace harassment and discrimination claims, as well as FLSA violations. Before beginning her work as a mediator, Tanya had her own litigation practice from 2003 until 2010 handling cases in the areas of business litigation, with an emphasis on labor and employment matters, particularly issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Georgia Trade Secrets Act. She also represented plaintiffs and defendants in a multitude of complex business litigation matters, including matters involving restrictive covenants and trade secret disputes. Prior to starting her own practice, Tanya worked at Andersen, Tate & Carr where she represented both plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in employment law and business matters. Ms. Tate began her legal career at Mabry and McClelland (formerly Chambers, Mabry, McClelland & Brooks), primarily representing insurance companies in employment law, school law, personal injury and premises liability matters.
Tanya graduated from the University of Georgia Honors Program, magna cum laude with high honors, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, and then received her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law.
Tanya is AV®Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated¹ by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. She has been twice recognized in the list of Georgia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in employment law, a designation given to only 2.5% of attorneys in the state. She is also a adjunct professor of law at Georgia Gwinnett College.
Areas of Expertise
- Business & Commercial
- Civil Rights / Section 1987
- Employment & Labor
- Injuries & Accidents
- Insurance & Coverage