James H. Stock , Jr. - Jackson Lewis P.C.

James H. Stock , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

James (Jim) Stock is a Shareholder in the Memphis office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Stock is an experienced litigator and counselor in labor and employment law, and has been nationally recognized for both trial and appellate work.  An attorney who carries Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating, as well as recognition in Mid South Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America for many years, his practice focuses on representing national and regional corporate entities in all facets of  employment law, traditional labor relations, wage and  hour matters as well as enforcing restrictive covenants. Mr. Stock regularly partners with in-house counsel and human resource senior executives on issues as diverse as executive compensation, severance and separation agreements, EPLI coverage, arbitration of employment claims, the creation of employment policies, and workforce reductions.  

Mr. Stock completed his B.S. and J.D. degrees from the University of Memphis, and  in his career, has litigated employment cases in 28 states in both State and Federal Courts, Administrative Agencies, Arbitration forums,  and has practiced in the 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th  Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court.  Licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, Mr. Stock is also a Certified Mediator and a frequent speaker at labor and employment seminars around the country.  He currently serves on the Boards of BASE Institute, Orphanos Foundation. The YMCA of Memphis and the MidSouth, and also serves as adjunct professor.

University of MemphisBS 1976University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys, School of LawJ.D. 1980
Federalist SocietyFederal Bar AssociationMemphis, Shelby County Bar AssociationTennessee State Bar AssociationLitigation Counsel of America

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Office Location

999 Shady Grove Road, Suite 110
Memphis, TN 38120
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Memphis Metro Area
James H. Stock, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

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

Other Information

Gender: Male