Mr. Patterson is a shareholder with a practice concentrated in labor and employment law. He represents employers before the EEOC and other administrative agencies, as well as in state and federal court. Mr. Patterson advises employers on policies and procedures, reductions in force, wage and hour issues, employee handbooks and general employment issues. He also serves as a professional mediator in civil disputes.
Licensed in Mississippi since 1991, North Carolina since 1992 and in Tennessee since 2007. Mr. Patterson is a published author and speaker at regional and national events.
Mr. Patterson is a member of the Tennessee, Mississippi, North Carolina State and American Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Society of Human Resource Management.
Mississippi College of Law (with special distinction); The Citadel (Distinguished Military Graduate)