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

James R. Mulroy, II

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Managing Shareholder
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
•Litigation Counsel of America
•Mediation Panel, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
•Mississippi Bar Association
•Tennessee State Bar Association

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

James R. Mulroy, II is a Shareholder and Litigation Manager in 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 James R.
Mulroy, II Tennessee

Publications

August 27, 2014

Most Convenient Forum is State of Company Headquarter, Judge Finds in Collective Action

August 27, 2014

For the convenience of the parties and witnesses and in the interest of justice, the plaintiff's collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act should be transferred from the District Court for the District of Tennessee to the District Court for the District of New Jersey, the state where the employer is headquartered, a...

July 31, 2014

Arbitration Agreement Not Unconscionable under State Law, Tennessee Court Holds, Ordering Arbitration

July 31, 2014

Rejecting a former employee's assertion that the “excessive” and “prohibitive” costs of arbitration made his employment agreement's arbitration clause unconscionable, the Tennessee Court of Appeals at Knoxville has affirmed an order directing arbitration in a wrongful termination action brought under...

July 28, 2014

Employer May Determine Workweek for Payroll Purposes under FLSA, Federal Court Rules

July 28, 2014

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, an employer may use a Monday-through-Sunday “workweek” to calculate overtime pay for employees with work schedules of Thursdays through Wednesdays, the federal appellate court in New Orleans has ruled. Johnson v. Heckmann Water Res. (CVR), Inc., No. 13-40824, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 13501 (5th...

In the News

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...

April 24, 2015 Employment Law 360

Jackson Lewis Leaders Discuss Firm's Recent Growth in Key Markets

April 24, 2015

Vincent Cino, James Mulroy and Joy Napier-Joyce discuss Jackson Lewis' recent growth in Hawai'i, Memphis, Chicago, Los Angeles, Kansas City and Tampa in Employment Law 360's Jackson Lewis Opens Hawaii Affiliate, Expands Stateside. View Article (subscription may be required)

April 20, 2015 Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Adds Two in Memphis

April 20, 2015

MEMPHIS, TN (April 20, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Craig A. Cowart and Sally F. Barron have joined the firm's Memphis office as Shareholder and Of Counsel, respectively. Both attorneys join Jackson Lewis from Fisher & Phillips LLP,...

 
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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...

Most Convenient Forum is State of Company Headquarter, Judge Finds in Collective Action
James R. Mulroy, September 5, 2014
For the convenience of the parties and witnesses and in the interest of justice, the plaintiff’s collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act should be transferred from the District Court for the District of Tennessee to the District Court for the District of New Jersey, the state...


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James R. Mulroy, II

999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
MemphisTN 38120




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