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Charles ("Bud") V. Holmes

Partner / Memphis

Charles ("Bud") Holmes has over 30 years of experience representing employers in employment related matters.

Upon graduation from law school, Bud served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Charles E. Nearn in the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section. Subsequently, he served as Senior Assistant City Attorney for the City of Memphis where his primary responsibilities focused on advising and representing the City in employment-related matters. After entering private practice in 1989, Bud has exclusively represented private and public sector management in a wide variety of employment-related matters.

Representative Experience
  • Successfully upheld at arbitration termination of union employee with 30 years seniority and an unblemished work/disciplinary record terminated for single safety violation.
  • Obtained Summary Judgment in complex and contentious race and age discrimination lawsuit. 
  • Lead counsel in FLSA lawsuits.
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2008 - present)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell