Rodrick D. Holmes

Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Phone: 901-521-2860
Fax: 901-521-2861
Email: rholmes@boylebrasher.com

 

Narrative:

Rodrick D. Holmes is a Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Memphis office of Boyle Brasher. His practice focuses on labor and employment litigation, advice and counseling, union negotiation/arbitration, and defense of railroads in FELA claims.

Rodrick has experience representing clients in federal and state courts on matters related to Federal Employers’ Liability Act, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), workers’ compensation, and restrictive covenants. Rodrick also represents clients before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Department of Labor.

Rodrick represents individuals and employers in negotiating, drafting and evaluating employment, non-compete and related agreements. Additionally, he advises clients on developing personnel policies and handbooks, terminating employees, and providing guidance on the interpretation and implementation of Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and Memorandum of Understanding issues in the workplace.

Rodrick also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville.

Bar Admissions:

  • Tennessee
  • Arkansas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education:

  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Juris Doctorate, 2005
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • National Employment Law Council

Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Management, 2020, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2020, 2021
  • Super Lawyer 2018

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Memphis Area Legal Services, 2012 – 2018
  • Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Board Member, Agape
  • Board Member, University of Arkansas School of Law