William H. Pickering - Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

William H. Pickering

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

    Bill Pickering concentrates his practice in the areas of labor and employment law and litigation. He regularly advises and represents management in all areas of employment law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, affirmative action, retaliatory discharge, and individual employee rights issues. He has successfully defended numerous employment-related lawsuits as well as administrative charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Tennessee Human Rights Commission.     
    Mr. Pickering was named to the 2013, 2012 and 2011 BTI Client Service All-Star Team for his commitment to exceptional client service. Mr. Pickering was recognized by BTI for his work in complex litigation. Bill Pickering was one of only six three-year MVP lawyers named in the country. All-Stars are nominated exclusively by corporate counsel with Fortune 1000 companies and other large corporations. Mr. Pickering serves as City Attorney for Lookout Mountain, Georgia.

Sewanee: The University of the SouthBA 1973Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1976
Tennessee Bar FoundationChattanooga Bar FoundationAlabama State BarAmerican Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law and Litigation SectionsChattanooga Bar AssociationGrace Episcopal ChurchLookout Mountain Bar AssociationState Bar of GeorgiaTennessee Bar Association

Office Location

605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Chattanooga Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Chattanooga Metro Area
William H. Pickering has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!William H. Pickering 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