J. Chadwick HatmakerChad Hatmaker’s primary areas of practice include employment and labor law, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. Mr. Hatmaker represents his clients in proceedings before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, the Department of Labor and TOSHA, as well as in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Mr. Hatmaker has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell in the areas of Labor and Employment and Torts. This rating is based on ratings submitted from lawyers and judges. Mr. Hatmaker has twice been “Recommended” in Employment Law by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. This rating is based on information obtained from lawyers and clients. In 2007 Mr. Hatmaker was selected for fellowship in the society of Litigation Counsel of America. In addition, he has been selected as a “Top Attorney” in Knoxville in employment law from 2008 through the present by CityView magazine. He has also been listed as a Mid-South Super Lawyer.

Mr. Hatmaker represents clients in all types of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, covenant not to compete, and trade secret suits. He also assists his clients by preparing and revising employee and personnel handbooks, employment contracts and restrictive covenants, and advising on all types of personnel matters in an effort to avoid future litigation. He handles a variety of commercial litigation matters.


Employment Law, Business Litigation

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