Timothy W. Lindsay

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  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP (365 Attorneys)
  • Renaissance at Colony Park, 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400, P.O. Box 6010, Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Tim has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law since 1987 and possesses extensive experience in defending public and private employers against claims involving a wide variety of state and federal labor and employment laws.


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
•Super Lawyers
•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

In the News

•Butler Snow Adds 2 Attorneys to Ridgeland Office

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.

Recent Blogs

•D.C. Circuit Refines the NLRB's Joint Employer Test

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Employment Litigation
  • Union Avoidance and Contract Negotiation
  • Workers' Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4495  Phone
University Attended:
Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Fraternity; University of Mississippi, B.B.A., Managerial Finance, 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1984; Student Alumni Council; Ambassador - Recruitment
Year of First Admission:
Mississippi: Northern, Southern; Louisiana: Middle; Tennessee: Western; U.S. Court of Appeals; Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Court; Mississippi Court of Appeals; Mississippi Circuit Courts; Mississippi Chancery Courts; U.S. District Courts; 5th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Mississippi Supreme Court; 1984, Mississippi


•American Bar Association
•Labor and Employment Section
•EEOC Committee
•Mississippi Bar Association
•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
•Madison County Bar Association
•Capital Area Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Experience: Toney v. Select Specialty Hosp., 142 F.Supp.3d 494 (S.D. Miss., 2015); Earthgrains Bakery Grp., Inc. v. Miss. Dept of Emp't Sec., 131 So.3d 1163 (Miss. 2014); Graham v. Applied Geo Technologies, Inc., 593 F.Supp.2d 915 (S.D. Miss., 2008); Decarlo v. Bonus Stores Inc., 989 So.2d 351 (Miss., 2008); Southwood Door Co. v. Burton, 847 So.2d 833 (Miss., 203); Byrd v. Imperial Palace of Mississippi, 807 So.2d 433 (Miss., 2001); Hopson v. Quitman County Hosp. and Nursing Home Inc., 126 F.3d 635 (5th Cir., 1997); Gaston v. Jack Post Corp., 971 F.Supp. 1084 (N.D. Miss., 1997); N.L.R.B. v. Hood Furniture Mfg. Co., 941 F.2d 325 (5th Cir., 1991); Russell v. Schering-Plough Corp., 725 F.Supp. 901 (S.D. Miss., 1989)
Hobbies & interests:
Tennis, golf, team roping

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    Renaissance at Colony Park , 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400 , P.O. Box 6010
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