Brooks Eason - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Brooks Eason

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 601-969-4673

Brooks Eason, a shareholder in the Jackson office, has served for more than two decades as lead outside counsel in employment litigation for the largest employer in Mississippi. He has successfully defended employers in class and collective actions and individual suits asserting claims for discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, and disability, for sexual and racial harassment, and for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Mr. Eason also has extensive experience representing corporations in complex business litigation. Recent matters on which he has served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel include multi-district litigation stemming from a catastrophic explosion at a fertilizer plant, a contract dispute arising from the failed merger of two biotechnology companies, and a lawsuit involving the construction of vessels for use in the offshore petroleum industry.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Eason served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Charles Clark, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

University of MississippiBA 1979Duke University J.D. 1982
Capital Area, Mississippi, Federal and American Bar AssociationsSecurities Regulation, University of Memphis and the University of Mississippi Law Schools

Client Comments

"Brooks is the consummate professional. He displays a deep knowledge of the law and his client. He is quick on his feet and an outstanding writer. It is a genuine pleasure to work with Brooks."

Office Location

One Eastover Center, Suite 400
100 Vision Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment