William H. Pickering

Attorney in Chattanooga, TN
Phi Beta Kappa. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Labor Law-Management, Employment Law-Management, and Labor & Employment Litigation). Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1975-1976. Listed in the 2011 BTI Client Service All-Stars by The BTI Consulting Group (Complex Litigation); Former Vestry Member and Senior Warden, Grace Episcopal Church. Special Report: Supreme Court Issues Trio of Decisions Important for Employers; Inconsistent Application of Computer Use Policy Results in Unfair Labor Practices; Supreme Court Finds Reverse Discrimination Against New Haven Firefighters; Government Contractors Will Be Required to Use e-Verify.
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Areas of Law

  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Class Action Defense


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Alabama, Georgia and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
1979, Tennessee and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
1980, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
2005, U. S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Law School Attended

Vanderbilt University
Class of 1976

University Attended

University of the South
Class of 1973
magna cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1951
Chattanooga, Tennessee, December 14, 1951

Associations & Memberships

Alabama State Bar; American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law and Litigation Sections, member; Chattanooga Bar Association, past President; Lookout Mountain Bar Association; State Ba... More

Bar Fellowship

Chattanooga Bar Foundation. Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation.

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William H. Pickering
Liberty Tower|Suite 1700 605 Chestnut Street,
Chattanooga, TN 37450


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