Miller & Martin PLLC announced that John R. Bode has been selected as chairman of the firm’s Labor & Employment department. John Y. (Jay) Elliott III will assume the role of the department vice-chairman.
Mr. Bode was recently named “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Employment Law/Management Representation in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He is entering his 28th year of practice, devoted exclusively to the representation of prominent national, regional and Tennessee employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.
Mr. Elliott concentrates his practice on labor and employment. He represents a number of major employers in handling employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation complaints and claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and similar state agencies. In addition to his nation-wide labor and employment law practice, Mr. Elliott founded and leads the Cleveland Area HR Roundtable, a group of select Human Resource professionals in the Cleveland, Tn., area that meets quarterly.
“We are delighted to have each of these talented individuals serve as leaders of our firm. Their depth of expertise and dedication to outstanding client service will greatly support the continued success of the firm,” sais Jim Haley, chairman of the firm.
Miller & Martin’s Labor & Employment department has over 15 members serving the needs of the Chattanooga employer community.