James (Jim) Stock is a Shareholder in the Memphis office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Stock is an experienced litigator and counselor in labor and employment law, and has been nationally recognized for both trial and appellate work. An attorney who carries Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating, as well as recognition in Mid South Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for many years, his practice focuses on representing national and regional corporate entities in all facets of employment law, traditional labor relations, wage and hour matters as well as enforcing restrictive covenants. Mr. Stock regularly partners with in-house counsel and human resource senior executives on issues as diverse as executive compensation, severance and separation agreements, EPLI coverage, arbitration of employment claims, the creation of employment policies, and workforce reductions.
Mr. Stock completed his B.S. and J.D. degrees from the University of Memphis, and in his career, has litigated employment cases in 28 states in both State and Federal Courts, Administrative Agencies, Arbitration forums, and has practiced in the 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court. Licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, Mr. Stock is also a Certified Mediator and a frequent speaker at labor and employment seminars around the country. He currently serves on the Boards of BASE Institute, Orphanos Foundation. The YMCA of Memphis and the MidSouth, and also serves as adjunct professor.