James H. Stock, Jr.: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

James H. Stock, Jr.

Shareholder
Memphis,  TN  U.S.A.
Phone(901) 462-2600

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Construction
  • Public Sector
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
 
University University of Memphis, B.S., 1976
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys, School of Law, J.D., 1980
 
Admitted1988, U.S. Supreme Court; 2013, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 7th Circuit Court of Appeals; 8th Circuit Court of Appeals; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1981, Tennessee; Tennessee - E.D. Tenn.; 1987, Arkansas - E.D. Ark.; 1981, Tennessee W.D. Tenn.; 2010, Mississippi; 2010, Arkansas; 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•Federal Bar Association
•Federalist Society
•Litigation Counsel of America
•Memphis, Shelby County Bar Association
•Tennessee State Bar Association

 
Born1954
 
Biography

James (Jim) Stock is a Shareholder in the Memphis office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is an experienced litigator and counselor in labor and employment law, and has been nationally recognized for both trial and appellate work.

Mr. Stocks practice focuses on representing national and regional corporate entities in all facets of employment law, traditional labor relations, wage and hour matters as well as enforcing restrictive covenants. He regularly partners with in-house counsel and human resource senior executives on issues as diverse as executive compensation, severance and separation agreements, EPLI coverage, arbitration of employment claims, the creation of employment policies, and workforce reductions.

Mr. Stock has litigated employment cases in 28 states in both State and Federal Courts, Administrative Agencies, Arbitration forums, and has practiced in the 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Stock is also a Certified Mediator and a frequent speaker at labor and employment seminars around the country.

Honors and Recognitions

James H.
Stock, Jr.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•BASE Institute, Board Member
•Orphanos Foundation, Board Member
•The YMCA of Memphis and the MidSouth, Board Member

Publications

May 12, 2015

New Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements

May 12, 2015

Arkansas has joined the list of states that allow “blue-penciling” of employment contracts by a court.Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than...

 
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New Arkansas Law Permits Blue-Penciling of Employment Non-Compete Agreements
James H. Stock, May 15, 2015
Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation (S.B. 998 or Act 921) allowing a court to enforce the reasonable parts of a non-competition agreement, while deleting the overbroad, unenforceable provisions, rather than striking down the entire agreement. The new law, signed on April 1, 2015, is...


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James H. Stock, Jr.

999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
MemphisTN 38120




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