James R. Mulroy, II: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

James R. Mulroy, II

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Office Managing Principal
Memphis,  TN  U.S.A.
Phone901-462-2601

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour
  • Airline and Airline Service Providers
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Mining
  • Professional Services
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Transportation and Warehousing
 
University Rhodes College, B.A., 1972; University of Memphis, M.B.A., 1988
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Tennessee at Knoxville, J.D., 1975
 
Admitted1976, Tennessee; 1981, Illinois; 2004, Mississippi; 2009, Arkansas; U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

American Bar Association
DRI
Economic Club of Memphis
Litigation Counsel of America
Mediation Panel, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Mississippi Bar Association
Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Board Member
Tennessee State Bar Association

 
MilitaryU.S. Navy JAG Corps, 1976-1981
 
Biography

James R. Mulroy, II, is the Office Managing Principal of the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 30 years of trial and litigation experience in federal and state trial and appellate courts as well as before administrative judges and tribunals.

Mr. Mulroy has represented clients in dozens of labor and employment, civil rights, unfair trade practices and public accommodation cases as well as a variety of class actions and multi-party lawsuits. He regularly counsels clients on a broad spectrum of employment-related issues, including employment and separation agreements, personnel policies and handbooks, EEO training, FLSA and FMLA compliance, restrictive covenants, and reductions-in-force.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Mulroy served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Navy JAG Corps.

Honors and Recognitions

•fellow at the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Memphis Magazine, Top 50 Attorneys in Memphis

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Rotary Club of Memphis

Publications

December 11, 2015

Commercial Drivers Get Added Protection against Coercion in New FMCSA Rule

December 11, 2015

A regulation issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will give commercial truck and bus drivers additional protection from being coerced into violating federal motor carrier safety regulations. The rule, which was proposed in May 2014, goes into effect on January 29, 2016.The rule, released on November 30,

September 24, 2015

Arkansas Cities and Counties Provide Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Protections

September 24, 2015

A new civil rights law affording nondiscrimination protections for most lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents of Fayetteville, Arkansas, will go into effect on November 7, 2015.Passed by the City Council and ratified by a popular vote in a Special Election held on September 8, 2015, the Uniform Civil Rights Protection

August 26, 2015

Job Applicant Cannot Sue for Failure to Hire under Tennessee Workers' Compensation Act

August 26, 2015

Ruling on a question of law from a federal district court, the Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a job applicant has no cause of action against a prospective employer in Tennessee if the prospective employer failed to hire the job applicant because the applicant had filed, or is likely to file, a workers' compensation

Blogs

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report

Eighth Circuit Finds Non-Compete May be Assignable Under Arkansas Law; Reverses Dismissal of Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Conspiracy Claims Where Manager took Subordinates with him.
August 12, 2015

The Eight Circuit has concluded that the Arkansas Supreme Court would likely adopt the majority rule that a covenant not to compete can be assigned to the purchaser of a business. Stuart C. Irby Company, Inc. v. Tipton, No. 14-1970 and 14-2682 (8th Cir. Aug. 6, 2015) The appellate court reversed an across-the board win

By V. John Ella and James R. Mulroy

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September 5, 2015

The Daily News

James Mulroy Discusses Challenges for Small Businesses

September 5, 2015

James Mulroy discusses challenges for small businesses in The Daily News' Preparation Enhances Chances for Small-Business Success. Subscription may be required to view article

August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

May 19, 2015

Chambers & Partners

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking

 
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Commercial Drivers Get Added Protection against Coercion in New FMCSA Rule
Erik M. Dullea,James R. Mulroy, December 30, 2015
A regulation issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will give commercial truck and bus drivers additional protection from being coerced into violating federal motor carrier safety regulations. The rule, which was proposed in May 2014, goes into effect on January 29, 2016.

Job Applicant Cannot Sue for Failure to Hire under Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act
James R. Mulroy, August 27, 2015
Ruling on a question of law from a federal district court, the Tennessee Supreme Court has determined that a job applicant has no cause of action against a prospective employer in Tennessee if the prospective employer failed to hire the job applicant because the applicant had filed, or is likely to...


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James R. Mulroy, II

999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
MemphisTN 38120




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