FordHarrison Adds Partner J. Gregory Grisham to Nashville and Memphis Offices

Date   Mar 21, 2016
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that J. Gregory Grisham has joined the firm's Nashville and Memphis offices as Partner. Greg comes to FordHarrison from the law firm Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC.

"We are excited to welcome Greg to our firm," said Louis Britt, Regional Managing Partner of the Nashville and Memphis offices. "His experience and commitment to the practice of labor and employment law will prove beneficial to the firm and its clients alike."

Greg has over 25 years of successful experience counseling and representing employers in all aspects of workplace law in Tennessee and across the United States. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has been selected for inclusion in Mid-South SuperLawyers and in Best Lawyers in America in the area of Labor and Employment Litigation. He has helped employers avoid claims, charges and lawsuits with a focus on preventative practices. Preventative practices include counseling in situations involving discipline, termination, demotion, promotion and other workplace changes in the terms and conditions of employment, harassment investigations, wage and hour compliance, FMLA Compliance, Reasonable Accommodation assessment, supervisor training and the review of employment policies and procedures.

Greg has successfully litigated hundreds of administrative charges, employment lawsuits and arbitration demands on behalf of employers, including federal and state law claims alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, defamation, breach of contract, invasion of privacy, wage and hour violations and ERISA violations, among others. He also represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board in unfair labor practice proceedings. He represents employers in the enforcement of post-employment restrictive covenants such as non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements and related trade secret litigation. Greg's practice also includes the defense of property owners and property management companies in federal and state Housing Discrimination charges and litigation. He also advises Tennessee Public Charter Schools in education law and workplace compliance matters.

"I look forward to cultivating my practice at such a respected labor and employment law firm and being a part of the FordHarrison team," said Greg.