Employment Law

Whether we are representing employers or employees, the attorneys at Taylor & Knight try to resolve employment disputes before a lawsuit is filed to avoid costly litigation and potentially negative publicity.

The attorneys at Taylor & Knight routinely advise employers and employees concerning a broad spectrum of employment law issues. By representing both employers and employees for almost 90 years combined, the attorneys at Taylor & Knight have gained extraordinary insight and experience that is invaluable to their clients.

In addition, our transaction attorneys regularly negotiate employment agreements and severance packages for high level managers and executives, and our trial attorneys advise clients about their rights and obligations under employment agreements, employment related issues and federal and state laws. Our employment law experience is deep and multifaceted.

More specifically, the attorneys at Taylor & Knight have handled a wide-variety of employment claims and lawsuits relating to:

Employment Cases

  • Breach of contract
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Charges and Complaints
  • Tennessee Human Rights Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination (race, color, gender, age, etc.)
  • Hostile work environment
  • Retaliatory discharge
  • Whistleblower & Qui Tam Litigation
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Suspensions pending an investigation
  • Constructive discharge
  • Dismissal, Resignation, Retirement
  • Employee benefit plans
  • Enforcement of confidentiality and non-compete covenants
  • Wage-and-hour litigation

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