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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Esteemed labor and employment group with an impressive depth of resources and wide-ranging coverage, drawing upon its strong regional network to handle both local and nationwide employment disputes. Offers notable expertise in discrimination cases and restrictive covenant violations. Particularly well regarded for its representation of major healthcare companies, alongside broader strengths acting for manufacturing, retail and financial services businesses.

Work highlights

Represented multiple construction clients in a review and negotiation of a project labor agreement relating to the construction of an automotive manufacturing facility.

Notable practitioners

Chuck Mataya is particularly active in healthcare-related employment disputes and FLSA matters. He is further adept at advising on OSHA and NLRA issues.

Craig Oliver represents employers and management in FLSA, wrongful termination and harassment cases. He has many years of experience acting for management clients in employment litigation and workplace investigations.
"Very knowledgeable, calm and methodical. He listens extremely well and has sage legal advice, but also understands the impact of that advice on employees, managers and company culture." "He's certainly very, very good."

John Rodgers maintains a robust practice which covers drafting employee handbooks, assisting with employment policies and handling investigations and litigation. He has a deep knowledge of ADA and FLSA claims as well as ERISA litigation.
"He's a real up-and-coming star."

Matt Lonergan has solid expertise in FLSA, discrimination and retaliatory termination disputes as well as collective bargaining agreements. He is also highly experienced in union issues and wage and hour claims.

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Overview

Bradley’s Labor and Employment Practice Group provides public and private employers with the comprehensive labor and employment legal counsel needed to help maximize the competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency of their modern workforces. Our clients rely on us when they face high-stakes, large-scale, and multi-plaintiff claims with the potential to seriously disrupt operations and profitability.

Our industry experience is vast and includes representation of national, regional, and local employers, from large corporations to small businesses, as well as all types of government entities, including statewide agencies and local school systems. Bradley attorneys defend employers across the southeast and beyond in federal and state courts, as well as before mediators and arbitrators nationwide. We also have extensive experience with advocating for clients before the EEOC, OSHA, OFCCP, NLRB, and other government agencies.

We have achieved client successes in the full spectrum of sophisticated employment claims and issues, including wage and hour, misclassification, investigations, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, Title VII, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful termination and harassment, noncompete agreements, whistleblower actions, labor relations, and much more.

Labor & Employment

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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Location

Roundabout Plaza

1600 Division Street

Suite 700

Nashville

Tennessee

USA

TN 37203

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Tennessee

Labor & Employment


Charles Mataya
Band 3
Craig Oliver
Band 2
John Rodgers
Up and Coming
Matthew Lonergan
Band 3