Oscar Norris
Jackson Lewis PC
999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
Memphis, TN 38120
Work Phone: (901)462-2602
Fax Phone: (901)462-2626
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John Norris, a Partner in the Memphis, Tennessee office of Jackson Lewis LLP, is an experienced litigator who handles management-side labor and employment law cases of all types. Mr. Norris regularly handles state and federal lawsuits, arbitrations, and administrative claims regarding age, race, gender, or other types of discrimination or harassment, as well as disability accommodation issues. Mr. Norris devotes a portion of his practice to non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, employee raiding issues, trade secrets misappropriation, and similar issues, having litigated such matters in various state and federal courts and before the National Association of Securities Dealers, now known as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. In addition, Mr. Norris routinely works with clients to prevent litigation or other claims by establishing effective policies, procedures and agreements and counsels clients regarding garnishment issues. Mr. Norris is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits, federal district courts in Tennessee, Arizona, Michigan, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, and the Tennessee Supreme Court. Mr. Norris currently serves on the Board of Directors of SHRM-Memphis as its Legislative / Government Relations Co-Chair. He is a member of the Labor & Employment Law Sections of the Tennessee and Memphis Bar Associations and currently serves on the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section. Mr. Norris is a former member of the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association's Law Office Technology and Management Section, and is a past Board Member of the Memphis Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. He is a current member and past chairman of the Board of Directors for the John Dustin Buckman Boys and Girls Club. Mr. Norris holds a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, with honors in Economics and a J.D. degree, both from the University of Memphis. While attending law school, he served as Research Editor of the University of Memphis Law Review. He also received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law and was selected Who’s Who Among American Law Students.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Year Licensed: 1995
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1995
Section Membership(s): Entertainment and Sports Law Section, Federal Practice Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Litigation Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Labor & Employment Law, Civil Rights, Litigation - Commercial, Litigation - General Civil Practice, Disability Law, Entertainment & Sports Law