•Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
•Labor and Employment, 2007-Present
•AV - Preeminent Peer Review Rated
•Best Lawyers in America
•Employment Law - Management, 2006-Present
•Labor Law - Management, 2006-Present
•Lawyer of the Year, Employment Law - Management (Jackson), 2017
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Labor & Employment, 2011-2018
•Mid-South Rising Stars, Labor & Employment, 2006-2007
•Mississippi Business Journal, Top 10 Leaders in Law, 2016
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications
•Speaker, “Mini Law School for HR Professionals,” National Business Institute, Jackson, Miss., July 19, 2018.
•Speaker, “Continued Expansion of the NLRA,” SHRM Conference, Biloxi, Miss., May 12, 2015.
•Speaker, ''Positive Employee Relations: Maintaining Your Direct Relationship,'' Society for Human Resource Management - MS Chapter, Jackson, Miss., June 20, 2014.
•Speaker, “Wage & Hour: Avoiding Pitfalls,” Society for Human Resource Management - MS Chapter Annual Conference & Convention, Biloxi, Miss., May 7, 2014.
•Speaker, “Contesting Claims for Unemployment Benefits,” Electric Power Associations of Mississippi, Jackson, Miss., April 10, 2014.
•Speaker, “Water & Hour Top Ten Mistakes,” Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, Jackson, Miss., March 3, 2014.
•Speaker, “Employment Law Basics for In-House and Corporate Counsel,” Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association, Jackson, Miss., February 26, 2014.
•Speaker, “The Legal Pitfalls of Health Care Reform - The Employer’s Perspective,” Strategic Leadership for HR Executives, Jackson, Miss., November 19, 2013.
•Speaker, “Avoiding Worker’s Compensation Fraud,” Society for Human Resource Management, Hattiesburg, Miss., February 15, 2011.
•D.C. Circuit Refines the NLRB's Joint Employer Test
•American Bar Association
•Labor and Employment Section
•Mississippi Bar Association
•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
•Madison County Bar Association
•Capital Area Bar Association