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Butler Snow LLP

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MississippiUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well equipped to act for employers in complex litigation, with particular expertise in restrictive covenants and noncompete agreements. Adept alternative dispute resolution practice, and regularly assists clients with preventive measures to avoid lawsuits. Has significant experience representing major manufacturing organizations, with notable work including defense against Occupational Safety and Health Administration violation claims.

Strengths

One source said that the group "provided much-needed information to me and I was well pleased with their advice and assistance."

Work highlights

Represented a manufacturer in defense of claims made by a former employee alleging race, sex and age discrimination.

Notable practitioners

Robin Taylor works on a host of employment issues, including those relating to discrimination, retaliation and FMLA.

Timothy Threadgill has notable strength in dealing with restrictive covenant work and FLSA-related issues.
"Tim is wise beyond his years. He has excellent decision-making skills and a plethora of experiences." "His main strength is his ability to provide practical solutions to our employment issues, not simply legal answers."

Timothy Lindsay has strong skills handling employment litigation, including discrimination and harassment claims.
"He was clear and concise in his instructions, and very helpful in guiding our team to make the best decisions." "Mr. Lindsay is easily accessible and always available no matter the time or day of the week."

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Overview

Butler Snow represents private and public sector employers throughout the U.S. in every aspect of the employment relationship.

  • Employment Counseling: Provide counseling and advice to achieve objectives while minimizing exposure under regulations.
  • Employment Litigation: Defend cases in federal and state courts and handle appeals in federal circuits and state appellate courts.
  • Immigration: Provide guidance on compliance and enforcement matters, facilitating onboarding of international talent, assisting international entrepreneurs, and developing strategies for immigration visas.
  • Union Avoidance and Contract Negotiation: Assist employers to prevent the causes of unionization and successfully resist union organizing.


Recent Work Highlights

  • We defended a tax franchisee in a lawsuit against a former tax preparer who quit. We alleged the former employee violated the non-compete agreement and misappropriated the tax franchisees’ confidential information. We reached a settlement that included a non-compete agreement for the tax season and for a period of time that exceeded the previous restriction.
  • We represented a private correctional facilities operator in a tort claim where a former   psychologist claimed they were terminated because they had accused another independent contractor of engaging in illegal activity as well as made a claim for malicious breach of contract against the facility. The parties reached a settlement that was favorable to the company.

Labor & Employment

Butler Snow LLP

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Location

Renaissance at Colony Park

1020 Highland Colony Parkway

Suite 1400

PO Box 6010

Ridgeland

Mississippi

USA

MS 39157

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

Mississippi

Labor & Employment


Robin Banck Taylor
Band 3
Timothy M Threadgill
Band 1
Timothy W Lindsay
Band 2