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Fredrick J. Bissinger

Regional Managing Member
Location:
Nashville, Tennessee
Phone:
(615) 727-1000
Fax:
(615) 727-1001
Email:

FREDRICK J. BISSINGER is Regional Managing Member of the Nashville, Tennessee office of the firm, which he joined in 1999.  His law practice includes an emphasis in handling employment discrimination and wrongful discharge matters at both the administrative level and in Federal and State Court litigation.  His practice also includes an emphasis on ADA and FMLA compliance, as well as general liability matters.  He received his Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Economics from Washington & Lee University and his law degree from the Seton Hall University School of Law.  Prior to entering private practice, Fred served in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps from 1993-1997.  He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association.  Fred has an AV Preeminent® Rating - which is the highest possible rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity.  He served as the 2010-2011 Legislative Chair and 2012-2013 Legal Advisor for the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management.  He also served as the 2012-2013 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair for the Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, and the 2015-2016 Diversity and Inclusion Director for the Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management. Fred is currently serving as the 2017 Legislative Chair for the Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Discrimination Defense
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • ADA and FMLA Compliance
  • General Liability Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • Tennessee, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2007

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Washington and Lee University
    • B.A. cum laude - 1987

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management, 2010-2011 Legislative Chair
  • Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management, 2012-2013 Legal Advisor
  • Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, 2012-2013 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair
  • Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, 2015-2016 Diversity and Inclusion Director
  • Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, 2017 Legislative Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Navy JAG Corps, 1993 - 1997
  • U.S. Attorneys Office, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1994 - 1996

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