Bedford County Employment Lawyers

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Coffee County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
(888) 364-8617 214 N.E. Atlantic Street
Tullahoma, TN 37388
Employment, Business, Insurance Defense and Workers' Comp
Bruce E Buchanan
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
2300 21st Ave. South, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212
Employment and Immigration
Vanderbilt University Law School
Bruce E. Buchanan is a founding partner at Sebelist Buchanan Law PLLC with offices in Nashville and Atlanta, where he represents employers and individuals in immigration law, with a special emphasis on employer immigration compliance, and employers in employment/labor law matters. Additionally, he is Of Counsel to Siskind Susser concerning employer immigration compliance matters.
Mr. Buchanan received his law degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1982. He served as senior trial specialist for the NLRB for 20 years. Mr. Buchanan also served for 12 years as Adjunct Professor at William H. Bowen UALR School of Law. He...
Thomas Wormouth Shumate
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(615) 229-7499 2900 Vanderbilt Place
Suite 100
Nashville , TN 37212
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, Business, Insurance Defense and Probate
University of Notre Dame
Tom Shumate is the founder of Meridian Law, PLLC, which represents individuals and businesses across Tennessee in a variety of civil matters including business, contract, and employment litigation; disputes involving non-competition agreements and theft of trade secrets; insurance defense; personal injury and wrongful death actions; and probate cases. Mr. Shumate graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1995 and from Notre Dame Law School in 1998. He has practiced in Nashville, Tennessee since that time. In 2011 and 2013, Mr. Shumate was selected as a “Rising Star” by the Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. He...
Jake VanAusdall
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(615) 490-6020 1648 Westgate Cir
#301
Brentwood, TN 37027
Offers Video ChatEmployment, Business, Construction and IP
Tulane University
Jake VanAusdall dedicates his practice to business litigation and complex dispute resolution. This includes commercial disputes, business litigation, employment law, and general litigation. He has a record of successfully handling disputes on behalf of both individuals and corporations in Tennessee state courts and Federal Court.
Jim Higgins
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(800) 705-2121 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDavidson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
Employment, Elder, Medical Malpractice and Workers' Comp
University of Memphis
Mr. Higgins is a Nashville native. He attended the University of Tennessee where he graduated with honors and returned to home to work with a large insurance defense law firm. About 17 years ago Mr. Higgins left the defense practice and created a firm that only represents injured victims and their families. To better serve his clients the firm is broken down into specific litigation groups, such as the nursing home neglect division and serious injury division.

Mr. Higgins is a member of the million dollar advocates forum, recognized by Best Lawyers and is a board...
Frank J. Steiner
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 730-6090 2200 21st Avenue South
Suite 309
Nashville, TN 37212
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, Criminal, Estate Planning and Probate
South Texas College of Law
Morgan E Smith
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 852-5028 1222 16th Ave S Ste 23
Nashville, TN 37212
Free ConsultationEmployment, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
I am a Vanderbilt educated lawyer living in Nashville, Tennessee, and primarily practicing in the areas of Family and Employment Law (Plaintiff's side). I have been involved in litigation since 2007, with experience in complex litigation in federal courts. When I am not working, you can find me at a Preds game or watching the University of Louisville and Vanderbilt on tv.
Robb C. Bigelow
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(615) 800-6966 4235 Hillsboro Pike
#217
Nashville, TN 37215
Employment and Civil Rights
Vanderbilt University Law School
Robb Bigelow is a trial lawyer with over 15 years of experience in the legal community. Bigelow began his career working for the Honorable Juliet Griffin in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. After gaining three years of invaluable insight into the judicial process, Bigelow began working as an employment lawyer at Stewart, Estes & Donnell. When that firm merged with Dickinson Wright PLLC, Bigelow continued his employment practice, ultimately becoming a partner in the firm. In 2015, Bigelow left Dickinson Wright to form his own firm. Since 2015, Bigeow has focused on workers rights...
Rick Piliponis
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(800) 705-2121 525 4th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37210
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Workers' Comp
University of Tennessee College of Law and DePaul College of Law
Robert B. Bragdon
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Rutherford County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(615) 896-5600 752 S. Church St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Employment, Criminal, Personal Injury and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law
I am an attorney who practices with my father, Robert O. Bragdon, in Murfreesboro, TN with emphasis on Personal Injury, Criminal, and Employment Discrimination cases. If you are seeking an attorney that will aggressively fight for your rights, and one who truly cares about your situation, then make sure to contact (615) 896-5600 immediately in order to discuss your legal options.
John David Schwalb
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
(615) 794-7100 741 Cool Springs Blvd
#104
Franklin, TN 37067
Employment, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
If you’re looking for distinction among attorneys in Franklin, TN, and surrounding areas, you’ll find it in John D. Schwalb, PLLC. Recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer by the Law and Politics Magazine, John D. Schwalb ranks among the top five percent of lawyers. His firm received and maintains an AV®-rating for providing exceptional legal services. After 30 years of experience in all aspects of the law, John D. Schwalb, PLLC, is qualified to supply superior legal knowledge and litigation skills to all in the Franklin, TN, area. We are prepared to assist you with family law cases, bullying...
Whitney Henderson Raque
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Rutherford County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(615) 848-9090 218 W Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Free ConsultationEmployment
Nashville School of Law
Emily Hunter Plotkin
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(615) 786-9943 204 Fourth Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
Columbia Law School
With more than fifteen years' experience as a labor and employment attorney, I have a pragmatic business acumen developed through strategic partnership with clients, both as an outside counsel and in-house counsel at a Fortune 500 manufacturing and automotive services company. In addition to providing general employment advice and counsel to clients, I also have spearheaded employment compliance projects to ensure company policies and platforms match employment laws across all fifty states. I also have significant experience representing employers in claims brought through alternative dispute resolution programs. As such, I recognize the importance to both sides of getting...
Nanette Gould
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(615) 301-8577 1550 W McEwen Dr.
Suite 300
Franklin, TN 37067
Employment
Nanette is an attorney with ten years of experience practicing civil rights law in the Nashville area. Having represented students, employees, and employers, Nanette is well acquainted with both sides of virtually all Title IX and employer/employee disputes.

Students accused of Title IX violations on today’s colleges and universities are afforded few, if any, rights. Students who do the accusing are almost always presumed to be telling the truth, but there are some false accusations. If your son, or daughter, is accused of sexual harassment or worse, he needs to know that the very first thing he should do is call...
Fred R Denson
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Wilson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(615) 754-4895 1550 N Mount Juliet RD
STE 110
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Employment, Elder, Estate Planning and Social Security Disability
Nashville School of Law
Michael Russell
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
(615) 354-1144 341 Cool Springs Blvd
Suite 230
Franklin, TN 37067
Employment, Education and Insurance Claims
Michael L. Russell is an employee rights lawyer and a mediator. He represents victims of employment discrimination, workplace harassment, and wage and hour violations.
Michael Macer
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Davidson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
3200 West End Ave.
Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203
Employment
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Matthew Z. Huffer
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Rutherford County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
(615) 893-5522 16 Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
University of Tennessee College of Law
John Leebron
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Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(615) 771-0874 111 Westwood Pl
Brentwood, TN 37027
Employment, Business and Family
Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(615) 599-1785 219 3rd Avenue North
Franklin, TN 37064
Free ConsultationEmployment, Bankruptcy, Business and Foreclosure Defense
Nashville School of Law
Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(615) 725-5785 1 Nissan Way
Mailstop A-5-E
Franklin, TN 37067
Employment, Antitrust, Business and IP
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(615) 781-5395 1321 Murfreesboro Road
Room 301
Nashville, TN 37217
Employment, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Texas Tech University School of Law
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(615) 252-4647 1600 Division St
Ste 700
Nashville, TN 37203
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Baylor Law School
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 250-2000 2002 Richard Jones Rd. Suite B-200
Nashville , TN 37215
Employment
Williamson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer
(615) 790-6610 108 4th Ave S
Franklin, TN 37064
Employment and Civil Rights
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 386-7003 2400 Crestmoor Rd
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37215
Employment, Civil Rights and Social Security Disability
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 320-3225 2908 Poston Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 244-0020 2525 West End Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment and Business
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 320-3700 1906 West End Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(615) 565-5189 545 Marriott Drive
Suite 200
Nashville, TN 37214
Employment, Antitrust, Business and IP
Vanderbilt University Law School
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 320-3225 2908 Poston Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Insurance Defense
Williamson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(615) 564-8291 111 Westwood Pl
Brentwood, TN 37027
Employment and Business
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 252-2357 1600 Division St
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 601-1276 2002 Richard Jones Rd. , Suite B-200
Nashville , TN 37215
Employment
Williamson County, TN Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
2631 Westerham Way
Thompsons Station, TN 37179
Employment, Administrative and Social Security Disability
University of Houston Law Center
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 254-8801 227 4th Ave S
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37201
Employment and Personal Injury
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(615) 780-7106 1321 Murfreesboro Pike Ste 400
Nashville, TN 37217
Employment, Administrative, Elder and Health Care
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 320-5200 2100 West End Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(615) 252-2322 1600 Division St
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment
SMU Dedman School of Law
Davidson County, TN Employment Law Attorney
(615) 320-5200 2100 West End Ave
Nashville-Davidson (Balance), TN 37203
Employment

Bedford County Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Services of South Central Tennessee
(931) 381-5533
Columbia, TN

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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