PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Joycelyn Stevenson
Littler Mendelson PC
333 Commerce St # 1450
Nashville, TN 37201
Work Phone: (615)514-4121
Fax Phone: (615)658-6087
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Joycelyn Stevenson focuses her practice in the area of labor and employment law.  She also has extensive experience in business immigration matters. Her specific employment experience includes representing the firm's corporate clients on workplace issues dealing with race, sex and age discrimination and labor relations, as well as lawsuits and administrative charges brought pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Joycelyn’s immigration practice focuses on a variety of matters crucial to her business clients, including I-9 and E-Verify compliance, as well as obtaining and maintaining employer-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for foreign national employees. She has extensive experience representing large corporations, particularly health care-related facilities, including hospitals and physician practices.

In addition to her employment, litigation and immigration practices, Joycelyn provides day-to-day counseling to large and small employers on personnel issues, including revisions on handbooks, employment contracts, policies, non-competition agreements and discipline and termination of employees.  She routinely conducts investigations and provides training to supervisors and managers on all aspects of employment law including the proper procedures for termination, leave laws, labor laws, and anti-harassment measures.

Joycelyn currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Bar Association and Nashville Farmers’ Market.  She is a Nashville Business Journal Best of the Bar honoree, having previously been included in its Top Forty under 40 listing in 2011.  In 2013, she received the Nashville Athena Young Professionals Award and in 2013 and 2014 was named a “Mid-South Rising Star” in Super Lawyers.


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Vanderbilt Law School
Year Licensed: 2001
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2001
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Labor and Employment Law Section, Leadership Law Class of 2008, TBA Members