Chuck has developed a focused practice of litigation and counseling in various areas of labor and employment law, including the defense of class, collective individual actions in both state and federal courts. He acts as lead counsel for employers throughout the United States in the counsel and defense of employment and labor claims, including wrongful discharge, breach of an employment contract, illegal discrimination under the various federal and state laws, and myriad other areas of employment and labor law. These areas include issues and claims relating to OSHA and related state statutes, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, NLRA, and obligations and issues relating to Executive Order 11246, including affirmative action obligations and the defense of enforcement actions brought by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Chuck represents clients in various industries, but over the last decade he has developed a concentration in the representation of employers in healthcare, manufacturing, government contracting, and retail sales.
The Best Lawyers in America; Mid-South Super Lawyers; Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
American Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Alabama Bar Association; Easter Seals Tennessee Board Member
JD, University of Alabama School of Law (1985); BA, University of Alabama (1982)