Overview

During her more than two decades practicing law, Tammy has successfully represented employers in the defense of claims arising out of the employment relationship.  She routinely provides advice to clients concerning all employment-related issues in an effort to avoid litigation. Tammy handles claims and litigation in state and federal courts involving matters relating to discrimination, retaliation, and harassment (including claims based on race, religion, gender, age, and disability). Other matters she handles include any and all tort claims in the employment context, including wrongful discharge, breach of contract, fraud, outrage, invasion of privacy, assault and battery, covenants not-to-compete, restraint of trade, worker’s compensation, and unemployment compensation claims. She also prepares handbooks, policies and procedures for clients, gives advice to employers with respect to all issues arising out of the workplace, as well as providing training on avoiding discrimination and harassment.

Tammy serves as an administrative hearing officer for one municipality, conducting hearings of appeals of decisions rendered by its personnel board.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Distinguished Service Award, Birmingham Bar Association Women’s Section

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association, Women's Section
  • Alabama Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Birmingham Bar Association,  Women's Section

Education

Birmingham School of Law

  • J.D., 1997

Auburn University

  • B.S., 1988

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Alabama, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
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