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John R. Bode

Chattanooga Office

Volunteer Building Suite 1200
832 Georgia Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289

John Bode concentrates his practice on labor relations and employment opportunity. Over more than three decades, he has served as lead trial counsel in numerous cases before state and federal agencies and courts and the National Labor Relations Board. He has extensive experience representing many prominent national, regional and Tennessee employers in union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, arbitrations, strikes, decertification petitions, wage and hour and other state and federal audits.

Other Professional Accomplishments
  • Miller & Martin Labor & Employment Practice Group - Chair
  • Tennessee Bar Association's Labor & Employment Law Section - Chair
  • Chattanooga Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Legislative Director
  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for Labor Law - Management, 2017 
  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for Labor & Employment Law, 2013-2014
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers®
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Labor & Employment Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated