Tim has practiced exclusively in the field of labor and employment law on behalf of management since 1987. He has been retained by clients to serve in a number of capacities including consultation with respect to day-to-day personnel issues, supervisor training, handbook drafting and review, EEO audits, wage and hour investigations, union campaigns, and negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
With over 30 years of litigation experience, Tim has served as lead counsel for public and private sector employers in defense of civil actions involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, ERISA, the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, and various employment related claims under state law such as wrongful discharge, defamation/slander, infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and breach of contract. Tim is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Mississippi, the Tribal Court for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, and the United States District Courts for the Western District of Tennessee, and Middle District of Louisiana.
In addition to defending civil actions in court, Tim frequently represents management’s interests before various state and federal administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission and Mississippi Department of Employment Security.