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  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1997, cum laude; Associate Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
  • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., 1994, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1997
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Joseph (JoJo) Adams
Partner
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4856 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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JoJo Adams is a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Jackson office and primarily focuses his practice in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment. He has extensive experience in employee and supervisor training related to workplace conduct issues and litigating wage and hour collective actions. Mr. Adams also has experience in unfair labor practice litigation against unions and in collective bargaining negotiations. He provides daily employment advice to clients in both public and private sectors and has drafted numerous employment agreements and covenants not to compete.

Noteworthy

  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Labor & Employment (2004–2009)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Employment Law - Management and Labor Law – Management (listed annually since 2010) and in the area of Labor and Employment (2010)
  • Listed in the 2017 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Employment & Labor (listed since 2014)
  • Named a "Rising Star" in the area of Employment & Labor by Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010–2011)

Representative Matters

  • Counsel to public and private employers in wage and hour matters and wage and hour issues as they relate to salaried/hourly employees
  • Counsel to corporate entities in regard to alleged unfair labor practices
  • Counsel to public and private employers regarding discrimination and harassment

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Memberships

  • The Mississippi Bar