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
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
We represented a ready mix concrete company with facilities across 12 states in defending unfair labor practice charges filed with the NLRB. Two employees, separately and at different times, quit coming to work and claimed to be “on strike” due to alleged unsafe work conditions and substandard wages.
Representation of a global automotive supplier in an unfair labor practice charge filed by a former employee who alleged that he was discharged in retaliation for engaging in protected concerted activities after he drafted a petition and approached his coworkers for their signatures while they were on the clock and in company work areas.
Representation of Family Care Center, a provider of outpatient psychiatry services to the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans, and the surrounding communities, in its sale to Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm
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 Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
Representation of TT Capital Partners (TTCP), NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest) and Frist Cressey Ventures in its recapitalization and growth equity investment in InformedDNA, the nation’s largest provider of genetic services
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