Timothy M. Threadgill

Timothy M. Threadgill: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP
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Biography

For 28 years, Tim has represented businesses and management in employment litigation, restrictive covenant litigation and strategic counseling throughout the country. He is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Attorneys, and has been recognized by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers for many years.

Distinctions

Best Lawyers in America,
•Lawyer of the Year, Employment Law - Management, [Jackson, MS], 2019
•Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law - Management, [Jackson, MS], 2018
•Employment Law - Management, 2011-2019
•Labor Law - Management, 2011-2019
Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
•Labor & Employment (Mississippi), 2011-2018
Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation: Defense, 2013-2018
•fellow, The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
•fellow, Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar

In the News

•158 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Timothy M. Threadgill Inducted as fellow of College of Labor and Employment Lawyers - Mississippi Business Journal
•Timothy M. Threadgill Inducted as fellow of College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
•106 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Chambers USA 2017 Ranks 45 Butler Snow Attorneys as Leaders
•102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Chambers USA Ranks 40 Butler Snow Attorneys as Leaders
•117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

• Today’s Work Environment Suggests Employers Should Examine Their Non-Competition Agreements to Ensure Clarity, Workplace, Vol. 2012 No. 1.
• Promotion, Advancement and Reclassification Chapter, Management Editor, Fourth Edition of Lindemann and Grossman’s Employment Discrimination Law.
•Mississippi Section, 50-State Compendium on Restrictive Covenants, Defense Research Institute.
Speaker, 24th Annual Multi-State Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Orlando, Florida, (2006).

Recent Blogs

•Court Allows Company to Surreptitiously Monitor Former Employee’s Social Media Account to Support its Trade Secrets Claim
•Supreme Court Says No Overtime for Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives

Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar

Associations

• American Bar Association
- Labor and Employment Section
- Litigation Section

• American Employment Law Council

• Mississippi Bar Association
- Labor and Employment Section

? Chairman, 2008-09 , Board of Commissioners, 1999-11
- Young Lawyers Division President, 2000-01

• Capital Area Human Resources Association

Experience

Ray v. The GEO Group (S.D. Miss. 2013) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming FLSA retaliation, race discrimination, Section 1983, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment).

Reddix v. Corrections Corporation of America (S.D. Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming retaliatory discharge pursuant to Title VII).

Luckett v. Madison County Nursing Home (S.D. Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming age discrimination, ERISA denial of benefits, and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination).

Porter v. Tunica County, Miss. (N.D.Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for County in case claiming race discrimination, gender discrimination, breach of employment contract, and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination)

Chisolm v. Ergon Refining, Inc. (S.D.Miss. 2011) (summary judgment obtained for company in claim of race discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination)

Rogers v. Ergon Trucking, Inc. (S.D. Miss. 2011) (summary judgment obtained for trucking company in suit brought by truck owner-operator alleging race discrimination, breach of contract, negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress).

Bohanna v. Tunica County, Mississippi (N.D. Miss. 2010) (summary judgment for county on current employee's claim of racial harassment).

Jennings et al. v. Corrections Corporation of America (N.D. Miss. 2009) (summary judgment in multiple plaintiff case claiming racial discrimination, conspiracy and defamation arising out of termination).

James Sweet vs. Murphy Oil USA, Inc. d/b/a Murphy USA (American Arbitration Association 2009) (summary judgment in favor of company in lawsuit brought by former manager who alleged breach of contract, fraud and justifiable reliance).

McRunnels v. Calsonic Kansei North America, Inc. and Leroy Johnson, 2008 WL 4965307 (S.D. Miss 2008) (summary judgment obtained in case claiming sexual harassment, wrongful termination and infliction of emotional distress).

DeVries v. BioLife Plasma Services, L.P., 2006 WL 2700902 (W.D. Mich. 2006) (summary judgment obtained in FMLA retaliation case arising out of termination).

Mathis v. Comcast Corporation (Circuit Court, Lauderdale County, Miss. 2006) (summary judgment in whistle-blower wrongful termination case).

Agro Distribution v. United Agri Products, Inc. (2005) (jury verdict on behalf of employer against a departed manager for breach of his duty of loyalty to his employer, violation of the Uniform Trade Secret Act and civil conspiracy and against the entity who hired the departed manager for tortious interference with business relations and civil conspiracy).

Conti v. BioLife Plasma Services, LLP (Allen County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, 2005) (summary judgment on Plaintiff's claim that discharge was subject to promissory estoppel exception to employment at will rule, and intentional and negligent inflection of emotional distress and defamation surrounding termination).

Brown v. Dillards, Inc. (2004) (jury verdict for employer on Plaintiff's claims of race discrimination and retaliation surrounding her termination).

Fulton v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 2005 WL 3115761 (N.D. Miss. 2005) (motion to dismiss granted in wrongful discharge case).

Ezelle v. Angelica Image Apparel & Angelica Corporation (W.D. Tenn. 2003) (summary judgment in Title VII retaliatory discharge, negligent and intentional inflection of emotional distress arising out of termination).

Lewis v. Waste Management of Miss., Inc., 148 F.Supp.2d 726 (S.D. Miss 2001) (summary judgment on Plaintiff's claims of sexually hostile work environment and constructive discharge in violation of Title VII).

Carter v. Standex International Corp. d/b/a Master-Bilt Corporation (N.D. Miss. 2000) (summary judgment where Plaintiff claimed intentional interference with his employment contract).

Vance v. North Panola School District, 31 F.Supp.2d 545 (N.D. Miss. 1998) (summary judgment on Plaintiffs claim that her termination was result of racial discrimination under Title VII and § 1983).

Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy v. Tallant, 1997 WL 392736 (N.D. Miss. 1997) (secured Preliminary Injunction enforcing employees non-competition and other restrictive covenants).

Harris v. Tate County School District, 882 F.Supp. 90 (N.D. Miss. 1995) (summary judgment where student alleged violation of Constitutional procedural and substantive due process rights).

Davis v. Ceco Building Systems, 813 F.Supp. 1202 (N.D. Miss. 1993) (summary judgment on Plaintiff's claim that discharge violated Age Discrimination in Employment Act).

McArn v. Allied Bruce-Terminex Co., Inc., 626 So.2d 603 (Miss. 1993) (summary judgment confirming that communications between an employer and the unemployment commission are privileged; case also created two public policy exceptions to employment at-will).

Solomon v. Walgreens, 975 F.2d 1086 (5th Cir. 1992) (summary judgment on Plaintiff's claim that discharge was subject to equitable and promissory estoppel exceptions to employment at will rule).

Papers, Presentations & Publications

• "Today's Work Environment Suggests Employers Should Examine Their Non-Competition Agreements to Ensure Clarity," Workplace, Vol. 2012 No. 1.

• "Promotion, Advancement and Reclassificaton Chapter," Fourth Edition of Lindemann and Grossman's Employment Discrimination Law.

• "Mississippi Section," 50-State Compendium on Restrictive Covenants, Defense Research Institute.

• 24th Annual Multi-State Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Orlando, Florida, (2006).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Torts and Unfair Competition
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Counseling
  • Labor and Employment
  • Economic Development

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4594  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
www.butlersnow.com
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.B.A., Management, 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1991
Admission:
Arkansas: Eastern, Western; 3rd Circuit; Mississippi: Northern, Southern; U.S. Court Of Appeals; Florida: Northern; U.S. District Courts; 6th Circuit; 1991, Mississippi; 5th Circuit
Memberships:

Associations

American Bar Association

Labor and Employment Section

Litigation Section

American Employment Law Council

Mississippi Bar Association

Labor and Employment Section

Chairman, 2008-2009

Young Lawyers Division

President, 2000-2001

Board of Commissioners, 1999-2002

Capital Area Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Experience: Exposed conspiracy between two former mid-level managers during evidentiary hearing before Mississippi federal judge to take 90 employees to client's competitor and use client's confidential information from bi-annual bid to its largest customer. In evidentiary hearing in parallel lawsuit in Louisiana federal court, exposed same facts resulting in consolidation with first-filed Mississippi action. Thereafter, resolved on very favorable terms.; Head v. Columbus Light & Water Department (N.D. Miss. 2017) (summary judgment obtained for employer in case claiming age discrimination and disability discrimination arising out of termination).; Morris v. Corrections Corporation of America (N.D. Miss. 2017) (summary judgment obtained for company on claim that the termination of an independent contractor's contract constituted a wrongful discharge under the public policy exception to the employment at will doctrine).; Guided hospital through an Early Exit Incentive Program and subsequent reduction-in-force.; Johnson v. Ergon-West Virginia (W.D. Pa. 2015) (obtained ruling that independent contractor's claim of misclassification contractor under FLSA was subject to the employer's mandatory arbitration agreement, and that employer could require transfer from Pennsylvania to Mississippi).; Ray v. The GEO Group (S.D. Miss. 2013) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming FLSA retaliation, race discrimination, Section 1983, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment).; Reddix v. Corrections Corporation of America (S.D. Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming retaliatory discharge pursuant to title VII).; Luckett v. Madison County Nursing Home (S.D. Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for company in case claiming age discrimination, ERISA denial of benefits, and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination).; Porter v. Tunica County, Miss. (N.D.Miss. 2012) (summary judgment obtained for County in case claiming race discrimination, gender discrimination, breach of employment contract, and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination); Chisolm v. Ergon Refining, Inc. (S.D.Miss. 2011) (summary judgment obtained for company in claim of race discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress arising out of termination).; Rogers v. Ergon Trucking, Inc. (S.D. Miss. 2011) (summary judgment obtained for trucking company in suit brought by truck owner-operator alleging race discrimination, breach of contract, negligence and intentional conflict of emotional distress).; Bohanna v. Tunica County, Mississippi (N.D. Miss. 2010) (summary judgment for county on current employee's claim of racial harassment); Jennings et al. v. Corrections Corporation of America (N.D. Miss. 2009) (summary judgment for employer in multiple plaintiff case claiming racial discrimination, conspiracy and defamation arising out of termination).; James Sweet vs. Murphy Oil USA, Inc. d/b/a Murphy USA (American Arbitration Association 2009) (summary judgment for company in lawsuit brought by former manager who alleged breach of contract, fraud and justifiable reliance).; McRunnels v. Calsonic Kansei North America, Inc. and Leroy Johnson, 2008 WL 4965307 (S.D. Miss 2008) (summary judgment obtained in case claiming sexual harassment, wrongful termination and infliction of emotional distress).; DeVries v. BioLife Plasma Services, L.P., 2006 WL 2700902 (W.D. Mich. 2006) (summary judgment for employer in FMLA retaliation case arising out of termination).; Mathis v. Comcast Corporation (Circuit Court, Lauderdale County, Miss. 2006) (summary judgment for employer in whistle-blower wrongful termination case).; Agro Distribution v. United Agri Products, Inc. (2005) (jury verdict on behalf of employer against a departed manager for breach of his duty of loyalty to his employer, violation of the Uniform Trade Secret Act and civil conspiracy and against the entity who hired the departed manager for tortious interference with business relations and civil conspiracy).; Conti v. BioLife Plasma Services, LLP (Allen County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, 2005) (summary judgment for employer on Plaintiff's claim that discharge was subject to promissory estoppel exception to employment at will rule, and intentional and negligent inflection of emotional distress and defamation surrounding termination).; Brown v. Dillard's, Inc. (2004) (jury verdict for employer on Plaintiff's claims of race discrimination and retaliation surrounding her termination).; Fulton v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 2005 WL 3115761 (N.D. Miss. 2005) (employer's motion to dismiss granted in wrongful discharge case).; Ezelle v. Angelica Image Apparel & Angelica Corporation (W.D. Tenn. 2003) (summary judgment for employer in Title VII retaliatory discharge, negligent and intentional inflection of emotional distress arising out of termination).; Lewis v. Waste Management of Miss., Inc., 148 F.Supp.2d 726 (S.D. Miss 2001) (summary judgment for employer on Plaintiff's claims of sexually hostile work environment and constructive discharge in violation of Title VII).; Carter v. Standex International Corp. d/b/a Master-Bilt Corporation (N.D. Miss. 2000) (summary judgment for employer where Plaintiff claimed intentional interference with his employment contract).; Vance v. North Panola School District, 31 F.Supp.2d 545 (N.D. Miss. 1998) (summary judgment for employer on Plaintiff's claim that her termination was result of racial discrimination under Title VII and 1983).; Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy v. Tallant, 1997 WL 392736 (N.D. Miss. 1997) (secured Preliminary Injunction enforcing employee's non-competition and other restrictive covenants).; Harris v. Tate County School District, 882 F.Supp. 90 (N.D. Miss. 1995) (summary judgment for employer where student alleged violation of Constitutional procedural and substantive due process rights).; Davis v. Ceco Building Systems, 813 F.Supp. 1202 (N.D. Miss. 1993) (summary judgment for employer on Plaintiff's claim that discharge violated Age Discrimination in Employment Act).; McArn v. Allied Bruce-Terminex Co., Inc., 626 So.2d 603 (Miss. 1993) (summary judgment for employer confirming that communications between an employer and the unemployment commission are privileged; case also created two public policy exceptions to employment at-will).; Solomon v. Walgreen's, 975 F.2d 1086 (5th Cir. 1992) (summary judgment for employer on Plaintiff's claim that discharge was subject to equitable and promissory estoppel exceptions to employment at will rule).
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