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David Rudolph has over twenty seven years experience representing clients in employment law and commercial litigation matters.  Mr. Rudolph is a former Chair of the Memphis Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.  Mr. Rudolph primarily represents employees in employment disputes and litigation and regularly advises clients as to the following areas:  *Wrongful Termination *Age Discrimination *Gender Discrimination *Workers' Compensation *Unemployment Compensation *Civil Service Hearings *EEOC Charges *Family & Medical Leave (FMLA) *Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) *Noncompete Agreements *Sexual Harassment *Employment Contracts *Wage & Hour/Overtime Violations *Severance Negotiations *Arbitration Hearings.  If you have an employment matter and need representation, please call David Rudolph for an initial consultation at (901) 683-3526.


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  1. Employment: 40%
    1 year
  2. Wrongful Termination: 25%
    1 year
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    1 year
  4. Workers Compensation: 10%
    1 year


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Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez, Minor & Matthews, PLC

5400 Poplar Ave,
Suite 100
Memphis, TN, 38119


ARAuthorized to practice200701/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindate-HubbellN/A
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta KappaN/A
Judicial Law Clerk to Judge Bailey BrownUnited States Sixth Circuit Court of AppealsN/A
Editor in Chief, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational LawVanderbilt UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBourland, Heflin, Alvarez, Minor & Matthews, PLC2009 - Present
PartnerOgletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart2008 - 2009
PartnerMartin Tate Morrow & Marston1991 - 2008
AssociateBurch Porter & Johnson, PLLC1989 - 1991
Judicial ClerkThe Honorable Bailey Brown, US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tennessee Employment Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2012 - 2014
Memphis Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1997 - 1999
Memphis Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionChair1997 - 1999
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Arvest Bank v. Byrd, 2013 WL6231746 (6th Cir. Dec. 3, 2013)$7,172,954.24 jury verdict
Vaughan v. Memphis Health Center, Inc., 2006 WL 2038577 (W.D. Tenn. 2006)$407,635.39 jury verdict
Schnider v. Carlisle Corp., 65 S.W.2d 619 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2001)Judgment for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Memphis Lawyer"A Conversation with Judge Bernice Donald"1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Vanderbilt UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Memphis Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Annual MeetingUnited States District Court, Western District of Tennessee: A Review of Significant Labor and Employment Law Decisions and Jury Verdicts, 2010-20132013
Memphis Bar Association Labor & Employment Law SectionEmployment Law in the Technology Age: E-Discovery and Pre-Trial Issues and Discussion of Proposed Rule Changes2006
Federal Bar Association Annual MeetingThe Electronic Courtroom: A Demonstration of Age Discrimination Jury Trial Techniques2005
American Bar Association MeetingBasic Equal Employment Opportunity Law and Procedures: Ethical Issues in Employment Cases2001
Tennessee Personnel Law Update ConferenceAvoiding the Emergence of Common Exempt/Non-Exempt Classification Mistakes under the Fair Labor Standards Act1999
Tennessee Workers' Compensation UpdateReturn-to-Work -- Clearing the Liability and Productivity Hurdles that Trip Up Even the Most Savvy Employers1998