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Garrett Buttrey concentrates his legal practice on the defense and counsel of management in labor and employment law matters. 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Garrett served as a legal intern and analyst for the HR Policy Association, a national public policy organization comprised of chief human resource officers from the largest companies in the U.S. and abroad. In this role, Garrett researched and drafted memoranda on labor and employment issues related to the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Labor. He also drafted amicus briefs on behalf of member companies to various federal U.S. Courts of Appeal regarding National Labor Relations Board decisions on the certification of micro-units, employee use of employer-provided email systems, and the Board’s evolving definition of a “joint employer.”

Garrett also has experience in legislature, having served as a legal intern for the U.S. House of Representatives House Committee on the Judiciary - Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice and as an intern in the Tennessee General Assembly for House Education Chairman Rep. Harry Brooks. 

While in law school, Garrett served as the Development Editor for the George Mason Law Review and was a member of the Federalist Society.