James (JR) Glenn is a trusted business advisor with nearly a decade of experience in labor and employment and business litigation and transactions. With prior experience at General Electric, JR leverages his business mindset to provide clients with timely, pragmatic, and strategic legal advice tailored to their overall goals and company culture. Employers turn to JR as a "go to" lawyer for counsel on a wide variety of matters including those associated with executing the HR function in a manner that proactively minimizes labor and/or employment litigation risk and avoids potential litigation. Matters may include termination cases, counseling, employment agreements, restrictive covenants and trade secret enforcement, union contract management and negotiations, labor disputes, and union organizing activity. However if a claim or suit is brought, he is prepared to defend his clients in state and federal courts across the country and before administrative agencies at all levels, such as the EEOC, the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Occupational Health and Safety Commission, and the Workers' Compensation Commission. In addition, he advises on general business issues, including those related to plane acquisition and management related to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Whether he's advising on day-to-day operations or providing counsel on long-term strategies, JR will lead business owners, operators, and HR managers to make informed decisions. He advises clients in various industries, ranging from aviation to automotive to manufacturing to construction to food and beverage. He has worked on litigation matters ranging from half-billion dollar lawsuits to defending clients in small claims. JR's experience as a business advisor includes all facets of operation from initial startup to any issues that may arise.
Having been in the clients' shoes and served clients large and small, JR understands the daily and long-term challenges businesses may face, how employees work, and how issues can be addressed both strategically and tactically. A trusted confidant, JR provides personalized services designed to reduce risk, reach his clients' goals, and help them succeed far into the future.
Licensed in Illinois, District of Columbia, Michigan, & Texas Tennessee (Practice Pending Admission pursuant to Tenn. Sup. Ct. R. 7, Sec. 10.07)