Hunter Yoches represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law and related litigation. He regularly defends employers against various claims and counsels clients on a wide range of day-to-day employment matters. Hunter has experience litigating cases and counseling clients regarding federal and state employment laws, including collective and class action litigation, contract disputes, and compliance issues. He advises clients related to wage and hour laws (such as the Fair Labor Standards Act), discrimination laws (such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and others), unfair labor practices (such as the National Labor Relations Act), and more, helping employers remain compliant with the constantly changing laws and regulations that impact the workplace.
He frequently works with companies on issues regarding employee discipline, wrongful termination, discrimination, defamation, harassment, breach of contract, and other matters. Hunter also advises companies on matters pertaining to employee handbooks and policies, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and other workplace agreements.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Hunter practiced at King & Ballow in Nashville, where he focused on labor and employment law matters and litigation. Following law school, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Thomas E. Johnston of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Hunter earned a law degree and master’s degree from the University of Memphis and an undergraduate degree from Freed-Hardeman University.