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W. Thomas Siler Jr.

Employment and labor Attorney at Jackson, MS

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also known as Tommy Siler

  • Licensed for 41 years
    State MS
    Acquired 1983
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Since 1983, Tommy Siler has concentrated his practice in the representation of management in labor and employment law matters, and in the defense of civil rights issues. His practice includes multiple party or class action matters involving a wide array of employment issues. In over 30 years of practice, Mr. Siler has maintained an active trial practice including numerous jury trials in the Federal Court system and numerous arbitrations regarding the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements. He has represented employers in Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA and ERISA cases, as well as cases involving the NLRA and LMRA. He also has litigated a variety of cases arising under the United States Constitution. In addition to an active litigation practice, he also manages union campaigns, conducts contract negotiations, represents companies before the NLRB and handles the administration of collective bargaining issues, including grievance and arbitration matters.

Mr. Siler is the managing partner of the Jackson office and the regional practice coordinator of the firm’s labor and employment group.


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

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  • University of Mississippi School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Millsaps College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979


  • Mississippi Bar
  • Member
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  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Member
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  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
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  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
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  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
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  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
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  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Mississippi Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
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  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 1996 - 1996
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership in Law
  • Mississippi Business Journal
  • 2013
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
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  • Listed
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
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  • Listed
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
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  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • 1982: Mississippi Supreme Court Review: Administrative Law
  • 1983
  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • Constitutional Law - Discriminatory Vote Dilution - Purposeful Discrimination May be Inferred from the Totality of the Circumstances
  • 1981

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Jackson Employment and labor Lawyer W. Thomas Siler Jr.
W. Thomas Siler Jr.
Employment and labor Attorney
Jackson, MS
Licensed for 41 years