Kenneth E. Milam - Watkins & Eager PLLC

Kenneth E. Milam

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989
Phone: 601-965-1852

Kenneth E. Milam was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1969. Exclusively practiced labor and employment law for thirty five years. Successfully litigated numerous employment discrimination cases before both jury and bench trials in state and federal court.  Conducted numerous NLRB union election campaigns, unfair labor practice trials, contract negotiations and arbitrations.  Successfully represented clients before the Wage Hour Division of the Labor Department and Office of Federal Contract Compliance.  Counsel employers on day to day personnel matters.  In addition he maintains an active arbitration  and mediation practice in all types of disputes.

His experience includes: Lead Counsel for multiple public school districts in Mississippi, during the state's only teachers strike; Co-Counsel for the American Truckers Association's constitutional challenge to constitutionality of ERISA restriction for multi-employer pension plans and Lead Counsel in successfully defeating an extension of liability to individual managers and supervisors under Mississippi's at-will employment law. Kenneth has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for the past 25 years and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service to our country as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army in Vietnam.

University of MississippiUniversity of Mississippi School of LawJ.D. 1969Harvard University Law School
Mississippi Econmic CouncilMississippi Bar Foundation American Employment Law CouncilCollege of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Office Location

The Emporium Building
400 East Capitol Street
P.O. Box 650
Jackson, MS 39205
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Jackson-MS Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration of the Jackson-MS Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Jackson-MS Metro Area
Kenneth E. Milam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Kenneth E. Milam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Kenneth E. Milam has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

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