M. Jefferson Starling  III - Balch & Bingham LLP
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M. Jefferson Starling III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

JEFF STARLING is the Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group.  His practice is devoted to the representation of employers in the following areas:

  • Employment Litigation - Federal and State court litigation of individual, multi-plaintiff and class action claims of employment discrimination, wage and hour violations and wrongful discharge.
  • Labor Relations - Strategic advice and legal representation in union organizing campaigns and elections, collective bargaining, strikes and picketing; investigation and litigation of unfair labor practice charges; representation in grievance arbitrations and subsequent appellate litigation; advice on labor and employment considerations of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Business Litigation - Prosecution and defense of non-compete agreements, theft of trade secrets and confidential information, and executive employment contracts.
  • Preventive Advice and Counseling - Legal and practical advice on the development of human resources policies and practices, union-free workplaces, and day-to-day issues involving wage and hour laws and other legal considerations; creative and effective training for supervisors and managers on equal employment opportunity, labor relations, union organizing, harassment and positive employee relations.

University of ArkansasJ.D. 1992Vanderbilt UniversityBA 1989

Office Location

1901 Sixth Avenue North, Suite 1500
Birmingham, AL 35203-4642
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Birmingham Metro Area
M. Jefferson Starling III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

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

Other Information

Gender: Male