Ogletree Deakins • Memphis, Tennessee
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International Place, Tower II
6410 Poplar Avenue, Suite 300
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Mr. Holmes has over thirty years of experience representing both private and public sector employers in a variety of employment-related matters. He has extensive litigation experience concerning claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts, and other aspects of the employer-employee relationship. In addition, Mr. Holmes has always worked closely with employers to ensure their compliance with federal and state law governing the employment relationship.Mr. Holmes received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee. Upon graduation he served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Charles E. Nearn in the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section. Subsequently, Mr. Holmes 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, Mr. Holmes has exclusively represented private and public sector management in a wide variety of employment-related matters. Mr. Holmes is included in the 2008 edition of Best Laywers in America.
- College: BA., University of Tennessee, 1970
- Law School: J.D., University of Tennessee, 1973