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Tim K. Garrett

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Nashville
(615) 742-6270 TEL
(615) 742-2770 FAX
  • Tim K. Garrett

    Member

    Nashville
    (615) 742-6270 TEL
    (615) 742-2770 FAX
  • Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

    Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

    Named a top management lawyer in Nashville in 2013, and recognized by both Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA for several years, Tim has earned a national reputation for counseling employers through the maze of complex employee issues, such as:

    • Employment Litigation – Defending employers in various discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, non-competition agreements and wage and hour disputes in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
    • Labor and Employment Law – Providing proactive, day-to-day counseling to employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship with a focus on resolving issues before they become crises.
    • Traditional Labor Law – Serving as lead counsel for management facing union organization or navigating established union relationships.

    With an energetic and entertaining style, Tim frequently speaks on labor and employment topics. He also is actively involved within his community, having held at least one term in office on every nonprofit or community board of which he has been a member.

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    Best Lawyers in America®: (10 years) 2013 Nashville Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year

    Chambers USA - Labor & Employment

    Mid-South Super Lawyers

    Nashville Business Journal's "Best of the Bar" 2011-2012

    HR Professionals Magazine's "2013 Top Labor & Employment Law Attorneys"

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Order of the Coif

    Wilkins Scholar

    NCAA Post-Graduate Scholar, Wrestling

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Associate Editor, 1985-1986

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