Attorney Profile:

James H. Stock, Jr.

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

Biography

James (Jim) Stock is a Principal in the Memphis, Tennessee, 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. Stock's 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.

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

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...

In the News

August 15, 2016

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm's 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...

August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

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...

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Construction
  • Higher Education
  • Financial Services
  • Professional Services
  • Public Sector

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(901) 462-2600  Phone
(901) 462-2626  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
University of Memphis, B.S., 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys, School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First admission:
1981
Admission:
1988, 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

Birth Information:
1954
ISLN:
903394824

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 3 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
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    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 09/02/11 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 08/31/11 in Employment Law

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    • Analytical Capability

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/25/11 in Labor and Employment

    Jim is an outstanding collegial lawyer Read more

    Jim is an outstanding collegial lawyer

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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