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Bradford G. Harvey

Member
Phone:
423-785-8210
Fax:
423-321-1528
Chattanooga Office
832 Georgia Avenue
Suite 1000 Volunteer Building
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

Brad Harvey concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment and class actions. He provides counseling to local, state, and national clients in employment matters, including policies and procedures, employment contracts, employee performance issues, reductions-in-force, and compliance with state and federal employment laws. He also helps clients conduct internal wage & hour and employment practices audits. Mr. Harvey has defended clients in charges brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and similar state and local agencies. He also has represented clients in employment litigation, including the defense of lawsuits in Tennessee, Georgia, New York, Massachusetts, Texas, California, and elsewhere. Mr. Harvey also assists employers in labor issues, including union avoidance training, handling labor arbitrations, and work stoppage issues. Additionally, Mr. Harvey has helped employers defeat class and collective actions brought on a local, regional, and national level.

Presentations
  • "Labor Law Update and Union Avoidance," Siskin Rehabilitation Hospital, March 2011
  • "Are Class Actions America's Next Big Export?" Center of International Legal Studies, Whistler, Canada, April 2007
  • "Vive La Difference: Class Litigation in the United States and France," The Paris Office of Soulier-Avocats, September 2006
  • "Undocumented Workers and Class Actions," Atlanta SHRM Spring Assembly, March 2006
Other Professional Accomplishments
  • Class & Collective Actions Practice Group - Chair
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Peer Review Rated
Publications
  • "Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores Strikes Blow to Plaintiffs' Class Action Bar," Federal Bar Association's SideBAR, Summer 2011
  • "Class Action Waivers and Jury Waivers: A Sane Response to the Dangers of Employment Litigation," American Bar Association "In-House Counsel", Winter 2010.
  • "Getting Out of Jury Duty — Another Option for Tennessee Employers?," Tennessee Employment Law Letter, May, 2010
  • "Gimme a Break: Meal Period Requirements for Tennessee Employers," Tennessee Employment Law Letter, January, 2010
  • "Class Actions: America's Next Big Export?" Center of Internal Legal Studies, April, 2007
  • "Ninth Circuit Affirms Largest Ever Class Action: What Does It Mean To You?" Atlanta SHRM Newsletter, April, 2007
  • "Vive La Difference: Class Litigation in the United States & France", The Paris Office of Soulier-Avocats, September, 2006
  • "SAFETEA 2005 May Limit Scope of FLSA's Motor Carrier Act Exemption" Atlanta SHRM Newsletter, July, 2006
  • "Undocumented Workers and Class Actions", Atlanta SHRM Spring Assembly, March, 2006