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David M. Rudolph

David Rudolph has over twenty seven years experience representing clients in employment law and commercial litigation matters.  Mr. Rudolph is a former founding Chair of the Memphis Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.  David Rudolph is “AV” rated (highest rating) in Martindale-Hubbell. 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Rudolph represents clients in employment disputes and litigation and regularly advises clients as to the following areas:

  • Wrongful Termination Lawyer
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Business Litigation Lawyer
  • Commercial Litigation Lawyer
  • Noncompete Agreement Lawyer
  • Trade Secrets Litigation Lawyer
  • Employment Litigation Lawyer
  • Unlawful Job Termination Lawyer
  • Age Discrimination Lawyer
  • Gender Discrimination Lawyer
  • Transportation Law Lawyer
  • Civil Service Hearing Lawyer
  • EEOC Charge Lawyer
  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) Lawyer
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Lawyer
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Lawyer
  • Race Discrimination Lawyer
  • Sexual Harassment Lawyer
  • Employment Contracts Lawyer
  • Employee Handbooks Lawyer
  • Employment Training Lawyer
  • Wage and Hour Lawyer  
  • Severance Negotiations Lawyer
  • Arbitration Hearing Lawyer
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Unemployment Compensation Lawyer
  • Employment Workplace Advice Lawyer


Bar Admissions
Tennessee Bar
Arkansas Bar
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
United States District Court Western District of Tennessee
United States District Court Middle District of Tennessee
United States District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
United States District Court Western District of Arkansas

Selected Presentations/Seminars Taught
“United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee: A Review of Significant Labor and Employment Law Decisions and Jury Verdicts,” Memphis Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section, 2010-2013

“Employment Law in the Technology Age: E-Discovery and Pre-Trial Issues and Discussion of Proposed Rule Changes,” Memphis Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section, 2006

“The Electronic Courtroom: A Demonstration of Age Discrimination Jury Trial Techniques,” Federal Bar Association, 2005

“Emerging Trends and New Developments in State and Federal Employment Law,” Council on Education in Management, 2003

“Basic Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Procedures: Ethical Issues in Employment Cases,” American Bar Association, 2001

“Avoiding the Emergence of Common Exempt/Non-Exempt Classification Mistakes under the Fair Labor Standards Act,” Tennessee Personnel Law Update Conference, Council on Education in Management, 1999

“Annual Review of Western District of Tennessee Labor & Employment Law Decisions,” Memphis Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section, 1998-1999

“Return-to-Work -- Clearing the Liability and Productivity Hurdles that Trip Up Even the Most Savvy Employers,” Tennessee Workers' Compensation Update, Council on Education in Management, 1998

“Implementing Pre and Post-Hire Employment Testing Practices that Get the Right Personnel in the Right Positions – Legally,” Tennessee Personnel Law Update, Council on Education in Management, 1998

Representative Reported Cases
 

Arvest Bank v. Byrd, 2013 WL6231746 (6th Cir. Dec. 3, 2013) (Commercial Litigation)

Midgett v. Aetna Life Ins. Co., 2008 WL 2669264 (E.D. Ark. 2008), aff’d, 561 F.3d 887 (8th Cir. 2009)(ERISA)

Vaughan v. Memphis Health Center, Inc., 2006 WL 2038577 (W.D. Tenn. 2006)(age discrimination)

Johnson v. The Songwriter Collective, LLC, 2006 WL 2524094 (M.D. Tenn. 2006)(commercial litigation)

Hudson v. M.S. Carriers, Inc., 335 F. Supp. 2d 853 (W.D. Tenn. 2003), aff’d, 2005 WL 894569 (6th Cir. 2005)(sexual harassment)

Quality First Staffing Services, Inc. v. Federal Express Corp., 2003 WL 22598329 (6th Cir. 2003)(commercial litigation)

Schnider v. Carlisle Corp., 65 S.W.2d 619 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001)(employment contract)

Disney v. Sheraton Tunica Corp., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10808 (N.D. Miss. 2000)(sexual harassment)

Dillon v. M.S. Carriers, Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11778 (N.D. Ill. 2000)(gender discrimination)

Oliver v. Sheraton Tunica Corp., 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3147 (N.D. Miss. 2000)(retaliation)

Bay Area Factors v. Calvert, 105 F.3d 315 (6th Cir. 1997)(bankruptcy)

Williams v. Great Dane Trailer Tennessee, Inc., 1995 WL 447268 (W.D. Tenn. 1995)(ERISA)