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Mark David Fijman

Employment and labor Attorney at Jackson, MS

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  • State Years
    Louisiana - LA 6 years
    Mississippi - MS 25 years
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State LA
    Acquired 2017
    Eligible to Practice Law No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State MS
    Acquired 1998
    Active No misconduct found

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Mark Fijman represents and advises employers in all aspects of federal and state employment laws dealing with race, age, disability, gender, national origin and religious discrimination and in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He specializes in representing employers seeking to enforce non-compete agreements and taking legal action against former employees for misappropriation and misuse of company trade secrets. He has represented clients from many industries, including manufacturing, engineering, gaming, healthcare and hospitality. He has extensive trial experience in the Federal Court system. Mr. Fijman is also the author of the employment law blog The Employee with the Dragon Tattoo.

He routinely counsels human resource professionals on issues ranging from overtime questions to discipline and termination decisions. He specializes in labor and employment issues relating to the restaurant and hospitality industry, including Fair Labor Standard Act (“FLSA”) compliance and representing clients in U.S. Department of Labor investigations.

In addition to his litigation experience in the private sector, he also represents and defends municipalities and law enforcement agencies in civil rights and employment litigation.

Prior to beginning his legal practice, Mr. Fijman worked as a television news producer/reporter for a number of network affiliate stations in the Southeast and Northeast.


Phelps Dunbar
4270 I-55 N
Jackson, MS, 39211-6394

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  • Mississippi College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • Emerson College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983


  • Mississippi Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Mississippi Business Journal
  • Pirates and Rogues: Employee Theft of Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information
  • 2013
  • The Defender: The North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • The Employee with the Dragon Tattoo: Employment Law Tips for Handling a New Generation of Workers
  • 2012
  • Mississippi Civil Procedure
  • Civil Appeals
  • 2005
  • MDLA
  • Accommodating Diverse Religious Practices and Avoiding Discrimination Claims
  • 2005
  • Libel Defense Resource Center's 50-State Survey
  • Co-Author of Summary of Mississippi Employment Libel and Privacy Law
  • N/A
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Jackson Employment and labor Lawyer Mark David Fijman
Mark David Fijman
Employment and labor Attorney
Jackson, MS
Licensed for 25 years