Labor and Employment Law Section

The section focuses on all traditional labor relations issues and matters arising in individual employment rights. A continuing legal education seminar on employment law issues is sponsored annually by the section, as is a regular newsletter.

Chair
Working Boomer Advocate
254 Court Avenue, Suite 212
Memphis, TN 38103
(901)528-8300
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421
Vice-Chair
Kramer Rayson LLP
PO Box 629
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865)525-5134

Investiture Friday for Judge Godkin

The investiture of Judge Pele I. Godkin, recently appointed by Gov. Bill Lee to serve as the newest member of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, will take place Friday at 3 p.m. in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the State Capitol. A reception will follow in the legislative lounge on the second floor. View the invite.

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Fisher Phillips Opens Nashville Office

Six months after quietly setting up shop in Nashville, Atlanta-based law firm Fisher Phillips has made its Music City debut with a move into a 4,000-square-foot space at 3310 West End Ave., the Nashville Business Journal reports. Joe Shelton, an East Tennessee native and graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, has been spearheading the expansion and now serves as the office’s managing partner. He is joined by Courtney Leyes, who relocated from the firm’s Memphis office. Fisher Phillips is the third national firm practicing exclusively in labor and employment law to set up shop in Nashville. It joins Ogletree Deakins and Littler. The firm can be reached at 615-488-2900.

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