Bart N. Sisk

Experience

For over thirty years, Mr. Sisk has represented employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including: representation of employers across the United States in defending against union organizing, including multi-facility organizing, corporate campaigns and representation of employers in union decertification elections.  Mr. Sisk has negotiated collective bargaining agreements for employers in healthcare, forestry/wood products, food processing, warehouse, distribution, transportation, and other industries.  He has successfully defended employers charged with violation of collective bargaining agreements including arbitration of issues related to discipline/termination and contract interpretation.  Mr. Sisk has assisted employers in preparation of strike contingency plans and responding to picketing and other mass demonstrations by employees and unions.  He has represented employers before state and federal agencies including the NLRB, EEOC, OFCCP, DOL Wage-Hour Administration, and OSHA.  Mr. Sisk counsels employers on labor and employment issues related to reductions in force, plant closings, the sale and acquisition or merger of a business, provides advice concerning day-to-day employee relations issues, reviews and drafts policies and procedures, employee handbooks, employment agreements, including non-compete agreements and conducts training on union avoidance, recognizing and responding to sexual harassment, and compliance with other employment regulations.

Mr. Sisk is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; and Litigation-Labor and Employment.  Mr. Sisk is also listed in Chambers USA – Americas Leading Lawyers for Business.  Mr. Sisk is a former Editor of The Tennessee Employment Law Letter and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Education

University of Tennessee, J.D., with honors, 1984
Memphis State University, B.B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1981

Admitted

Tennessee, 1990
Louisiana, 1984
U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court

Associations

American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Louisiana Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association

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