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Simmons Law Firm PLLC

Firm Profile

Address:

Simmons Law Firm PLLC
50 N Front St
STE 850
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

Phone: (901) 496-8415

Firm Size:

1 Lawyers

Primary Contact:

John Simmons
jwadesimm850@outlook.com

Attorneys Admitted to Practice In:

Tennessee
Mississippi

Firm Description

Employment Law
John Simmons advises employers on employment law matters including advice on compliance with employment laws and advice as specific concerns arise.

Employment Litigation
John represents employers in employment litigation on the numerous types of employment claims that may be asserted in both Federal and State Courts in Tennessee and Mississippi.

Representation of Employers before Government Entities
John represents employers before Tennessee and Federal entities such as the U. S. Department of Labor, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Tennessee OSHA and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

To learn more, visit https://www.simmonslawfirmpllc.com.

Firm Representatives

John W. Simmons was licensed in Tennessee in 1986 and in Mississippi in 1988. He represents employers in employment litigation in both state and federal courts and before various federal and state entities such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Tennessee OSHA and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Mr. Simmons is recognized by Super Lawyers (employment litigation) and Best Lawyers (employment law - management).

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • FMLA
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Defamation
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA inspection and compliance (US)
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Human Rights