A Restraining Order was granted to Bethel University halting Tennessee Education Department and State Board of Education Administration Action.
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Bethel University is represented by the Lewis Thomason team of :
Samuel L. Jackson is a shareholder who practices in the area of Education Law in a variety of legal matters, including employment of licensed and classified employees, employee contracts, employee and student discipline, employee and student rights, special education and disability accommodation, First Amendment issues, sexual harassment and civil rights matters, desegregation, tort liability, school finance and taxation, and school construction.
Lawrence F. Giordano. Shareholder, Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, and law firm director Larry Giordano engages in a statewide practice based in Lewis Thomason’s Knoxville office. He is a member and co-chair of both the firm’s Education Law and Health Care Practice Groups. He concentrates the balance of his practice in the areas of business, commercial and complex litigation.
Emily Harper Mack is an associate in the firm’s Nashville office practicing in the areas of education law, employment law, and general civil litigation. She joined the firm in August 2012. Ms. Mack is a member of the firm’s Education and Employment Practice Law Groups.
Brad W. Craig is an associate in the firm’s Nashville office practicing in the areas of education law, employment law, and general civil litigation. He is also a registered lobbyist with the Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance, representing clients before the Tennessee General Assembly.