Watkins & Eager PLLC
Kenneth E. Milam was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1969. Exclusively practiced labor and employment law for thirty five years. Successfully litigated numerous employment discrimination cases before both jury and bench trials in state and federal court. Conducted numerous NLRB union election campaigns, unfair labor practice trials, contract negotiations and arbitrations. Successfully represented clients before the Wage Hour Division of the Labor Department and Office of Federal Contract Compliance. Counsel employers on day to day personnel matters. In addition he maintains an active arbitration and mediation practice in all types of disputes.
His experience includes: Lead Counsel for multiple public school districts in Mississippi, during the state's only teachers strike; Co-Counsel for the American Truckers Association's constitutional challenge to constitutionality of ERISA restriction for multi-employer pension plans and Lead Counsel in successfully defeating an extension of liability to individual managers and supervisors under Mississippi's at-will employment law. Kenneth has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for the past 25 years and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service to our country as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army in Vietnam.