Kimberly Veirs represents employers in state and federal litigation related to discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour compliance. Kimberly also counsels clients in all facets of employment law, providing counsel with respect to state and federal employment law compliance, including employment law issues involving the FMLA, ADA, FLSA and OSHA. She advises employers in matters involving employee discipline, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour claims, and other employment-related matters. Kimberly regularly advises companies on matters pertaining to employment agreements, severance agreements, terminations, handbooks and policies, and other workplace agreements.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Kimberly worked with a Pennsylvania-based employment boutique law firm representing employers in all stages of employment law and workers’ compensation litigation. Kimberly earned her law degree from the University of Mississippi and a B.A. in honors political science from the University of Tennessee.
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Representation of Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) in its acquisition of Togast, a company that specializes in the design, sourcing and sale of licensed footwear, for $34 million, plus an earnout of up to $34 million
Represented TVV Capital portfolio company Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., a maker of turnkey packaging solutions, in its sale to The Eastern Company (Nasdaq: EML), a publicly traded diversified manufacturer, for $81.7 million
Represented Serco Inc. in its definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Alion Science & Technology Corporation’s Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations, for $225 million. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, will strengthen its presence in naval support with this acquisition, and will become a stronger integrated maritime solutions provider for the U.S Navy and other customers.
Represented Western Dental Services, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in its acquisition of Guardian Life Insurance Company’s Dental Service Organization
Represented a public utility company in a former employee’s appeal to the Tennessee Court of Appeals alleging wrongful termination due to false and misleading information provided at the time of their hire
Represented a private university in a misconduct case filed by a former student alleging gender bias in violation of Title IX and various state law claims
Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of an outpatient autism services provider
Represented Hibbett Sports (Nasdaq: HIBB) in Acquisition of City Gear
Represented LFM Capital in its acquisition of a forestry mulching equipment manufacturer
Represented Quest Diagnostics in its acquisition of Provant Health