Joseph Lee Adams
Name: Joseph Lee Adams
Firm Name: Jones Walker LLP
Jurisdiction: USA - Mississippi
Practice Area: Employment Law

Telephone: 601.949.4856
Fax: 601.949.4804

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Professional Biography:

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.

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

The Employment Law Practice:

Jones Walker’s Labor & Employment attorneys offer clients one of the largest, most diverse, and experienced labor and employment law practices in the region. We counsel an array of companies in a wide range of industries, both locally and throughout the United States, in all aspects of labor and employment law. We strive to help clients find solutions to labor and employment law matters using practical, common-sense approaches. We believe our ability to combine our depth in labor and employment law with Jones Walker’s broad base of experience in other practice areas to address unique workplace and industry situations gives our clients a distinct advantage not available from small boutique law firms.

In recognition of the group’s overall excellence, Jones Walker is the exclusive Louisiana member of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), a national coalition of 52 leading labor and employment law firms in each state of the United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada.

Jones Walker’s Labor & Employment Practice also has been recognized for excellence in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2003. In its inaugural edition, Chambers USA identified Jones Walker as “one of the most prestigious firms in the field.” Its 2009 publication ranked Jones Walker as one of the top Labor & Employment Practices in Louisiana, and listed more Jones Walker attorneys than attorneys from any other Louisiana firm. American Lawyer Media recently named the firm a “Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies” in the area of Labor & Employment Law.

Jones Walker LLP:

Since our inception in 1937, Jones Walker LLP has grown over the past several decades in size and scope to become one of the largest law firms in the United States. We serve local, regional, national, and international business interests in a wide range of markets and industries. Today, we have approximately 355 attorneys in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and Texas.

Jones Walker is committed to providing proactive legal services to major multinational, public, and private corporations; Fortune 500® companies; money center banks and worldwide insurers; and family and emerging businesses located in the United States and abroad.

We have close ties to many types of businesses and industries, and our attorneys are heralded for their experience in several practice areas. We focus on building lasting relationships with clients and gaining a thorough understanding of our clients’ businesses and industries. Regardless of the size of a client, we work with each client’s specific needs in mind, focusing on achieving the best results in the most efficient manner.

Jones Walker attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states and the District of Columbia, and have international experience in several countries. A number of our attorneys are regularly published in an array of legal, commercial, and industry journals. Several of our legal professionals serve as featured speakers for professional, trade, and business seminars, and as instructors for law school courses. Each of our attorneys maintains a steadfast commitment to community leadership and charitable work, and all are actively involved in our communities. Firmwide, we support numerous local and national civic and charitable organizations by dedicating time, talent, and financial resources to improve our communities and help those in need.