Katie Parham

Senior Associate
Memphis,  TN  U.S.A.
Phone901.291.1519

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
     
    University Furman University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2007
     
    Law SchoolUniversity of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
     
    Admitted2010, Tennessee; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
     
    Memberships 

    Memberships

    American Bar Association

    Tennessee Bar Association

    Memphis Bar Association

    Association for Women Attorneys

     
    Biography

    Katie Parham concentrates her practice on representing management in employment matters before administrative agencies and in employment litigation in both state and federal court.

    Katie has represented companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, retail, and education, with a focus on discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and the FMLA, as well as state law whistleblower and discrimination claims.

    In addition, Katie presents management training programs and counsels employers on best practices for avoiding litigation and on a range of human resources issues, including employment policies, handbooks, and agreements. Katie also has a particular interest in advising clients on internet and social media issues.

    Recent Experience

    •Obtained summary judgment in an arbitration before the AAA on Rehabilitation Act, ADA, ERISA, FMLA and state emotional distress claims, and successfully argued that the employer was not joint or integrated employer.
    •Obtained summary judgment in a federal case alleging Title VII race and gender discrimination, Title VII retaliation, ADEA age discrimination, and ADA disability discrimination.Recent Speaking Engagements and Publications

    •2012 Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (Las Vegas, Nevada), Monitoring Employee Email, Texts, Facebook, and More: What's Off Limits?

    Publications

    Is Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA the New Norm?
    April 30, 2014

    Healthcare Industry Alert: Pregnancy-Blind Light Duty Policy Not Enough to Obtain Summary Judgment on Pregnancy Discrimination Claim in New Sixth Circuit Case
    January 15, 2014

    Presentations

    Is Anyone Working Anymore - The Problems with Managing Leaves of Absence - Memphis, TN
    May 20, 2014

    2013 EEOC Memphis Training Institute Seminar - Memphis, TN
    August 6, 2013

    Is Your Handbook Your Ally or Your Albatross?
    April 17, 2013

    Monitoring & Disciplining Employees for Online Activities - What's Off Limits? Complimentary Breakfast Briefing - Memphis, TN
    January 30, 2013

    Conducting Workplace Investigations and Whistleblowers Complimentary Breakfast Briefing - Memphis, TN
    October 12, 2012

    Media Coverage

    Is Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA the New Norm?
    April 30, 2014

    Healthcare Industry Alert: Pregnancy-Blind Light Duty Policy Not Enough to Obtain Summary Judgment on Pregnancy Discrimination Claim in New Sixth Circuit Case
    January 15, 2014

    Anthony Jerome Fuller v. City of Memphis
    August 8, 2012

    People in Business
    December 30, 2010

    Daily Digest
    December 21, 2010

     
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    New EEOC Guidance Expands Protection for Pregnant Employees
    Louis P. Britt,Katie Parham, July 17, 2014
    Executive Summary: The EEOC has issued new guidance on the reach of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act ("PDA"), and, not surprisingly, taken a very expansive view of the protections to be afforded pregnant employees.

    Is Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA the New Norm?
    Louis P. Britt,Katie Parham, May 2, 2014
    Executive Summary: The Sixth Circuit recently held that a four day per week telecommuting arrangement could be a reasonable accommodation for a disabled employee, even though the employer determined, in its business judgment, that teleconferencing was an insufficient substitute for in-person work....

    Pregnancy-Blind Light Duty Policy Not Enough to Obtain Summary Judgment on Pregnancy Discrimination Claim in New Sixth Circuit Case
    Louis P. Britt,Katie Parham, January 16, 2014
    Executive Summary: The Sixth Circuit recently held that a certified nursing assistant (CNA) should be permitted to take her Pregnancy Discrimination Act claim to trial even though the employer terminated her based on its facially neutral policy that provided light duty work only for employees who...
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    Office Information

    Katie Parham

    795 Ridge Lake Boulevard, Suite 300
    MemphisTN 38120




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