Charles V. Holmes - FordHarrison LLP

Charles V. Holmes

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 901-291-1500

Charles (“Bud”) Holmes has over thirty years of experience representing employers in employment-related matters.Upon graduation from law school, Bud served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Charles E. Nearn in the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section.  Subsequently, he served as Senior Assistant City Attorney for the City of Memphis where his primary responsibilities focused on advising and representing the City in employment-related matters.  After entering private practice in 1989, Bud has exclusively represented private and public sector management in a wide variety of employment-related matters.

The University of TennesseeBA 1970The University of TennesseeJ.D. 1973
Memphis Bar AssociationTennessee Bar Association

Case History

  • Bud has over thirty years of experience representing both private and public sector employers in a wide variety of employment-related matters.  He has extensive litigation experience at both the trial and appellate levels, concerning claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts, and other aspects of the employer-employee relationship.  In addition, Bud has always worked closely with employers to ensure their compliance with federal and state law governing the employment relationship.
Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Office Location

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38120
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Other Information

Gender: Male