J. Craig Oliver - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

J. Craig Oliver

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 615-252-2310

Craig’s practice focuses exclusively on labor relations and employment law on behalf of employers and management. His practice regularly includes Title VII and other employment discrimination litigation, FLSA and state wage and hour litigation, trade secrets and non-competition disputes, collective bargaining issues, and alternative dispute resolution. Craig’s recent experience includes obtaining dismissals of lawsuits alleging race discrimination, gender discrimination, retaliatory discharge, FMLA violations, prosecuting and defending claims of unfair competition on behalf of companies, defending employers FLSA collective action cases, and defeating claims of OSHA violations.

In addition to his litigation and labor relations practice, Craig counsels employers on the myriad of employment issues that arise in the workplace. He has conducted investigations for employers in response to sexual harassment and other complaints made by employees, drafted and negotiated employment contracts on behalf of employers, and advised employers during the course of OFCCP, Department of Labor, and other government audits.

Duke UniversityBA Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.
American Bar AssociationTennessee Bar AssociationNashville Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee

Client Comments

"Mr. Oliver is top of the line in every way."

-Jim Swearingen
IT Executive
Shared Hospital Services Corporation

"It is important to select an attorney that possesses the insight to apply legal expertise to a particular situation. J. Craig Oliver has a keen understanding of the situations which cause employers to seek counsel. His knowledge of the law and his business acumen are dazzling."

Office Location

Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700
1600 Division Street
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Practice Areas

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