Beemer, Jeffrey M.

Education

Indiana University

B.A., 1991

University of Tennessee College of Law

J.D., 1995
  • Managing Editor, Tennessee Law Review, 1994-95

Jeffrey M. Beemer

Member

Prominent Assignments

Jeff Beemer is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice in employment litigation under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the Tennessee Human Rights Act (THRA). Jeff represents employers in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. Jeff provides daily advice and counseling to employers on a variety of state and federal employment laws. Jeff also has experience defending clients in contract and commercial litigation, transportation, products liability and tort litigation. Jeff has experience in defending county governments and civil rights in governmental tort liability litigation in state and federal courts.

From 1995 to 1996, Jeff served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hewitt P. Tomlin, Jr., presiding judge for the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section.

Representative Clients

  • ALSCO, Inc.
  • Alternative Service Concepts, LLC
  • Estes Express Lines, Inc.
  • Wilson County, Tennessee

Professional Involvement

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Vestry Member, St. George’s Episcopal Church
  • Past Treasurer and Member of Board of Directors, St. George's Kindergarten
  • Past Member, Steering Committee, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville Sennet Society
  • Volunteer Attorney, Nashville Pro Bono Program
  • Youth basketball coach

Publications/Presentations

  • Co-Author of the Tennessee Chapter of the Defense Research Institute Publication titled "Products Liability Defenses: A State-by-State Compendium."
  • Presenter, “The ADA Amendments and Final EEOC regulations: Advice on How to Handle the Changes to Your Workplace,” May 2011
  • Presenter, “Crisis Management: Timing the Termination of an Employee Who ‘Goes Bad,’” October 2011
  • Presenter, “How to Response to (and Avoid) EEOC Charge of Discrimination,” Tennessee County Attorney’s Association Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, May 2012