Faculty Profile: Danny Norwood

Danny NorwoodWorking Boomer Advocate
Previous Courses Taught (8)
  • Labor & Employment 2020: Judicial Panel: Best Practices in the Tennessee Appellate Courts
  • Tennessee FastTrack Memphis 2020: Labor & Employment Basics
  • Tennessee FastTrack: Memphis 2020
  • POSTPONED: 24th Annual Labor & Employment Law Forum 2020
  • Labor & Employment Fall Foray: Knoxville
  • Labor & Employment Fall Foray: Jackson
  • Tennessee FastTrack in Memphis
  • 23rd Annual Labor & Employment Forum 2019

Mr. Norwood has over thirty years of experience representing individuals in cases involving race, sex, age, national origin, religious or disability discrimination; retaliatory discharge for engaging in protected activities such as whistle blowing, making a workers' compensation claim, or protesting unlawful discrimination; and breach of contract.
  • Recognized as outstanding in his field by being listed for the past sixteen years in Best Lawyers in America in the field of labor and employment law.
  • Featured on the cover of Memphis Magazine as the Giant Killer" for his many successes in suing government and discriminating employers.
  • Has provided counsel and advice to numerous executives and professionals on employment contracts, non-competition agreements, and the negotiation of better separation/severance pay agreements.
  • Started his legal career with a well-known management labor law firm before starting his own firm in 1980 exclusively representing employees and labor organizations.
Bar and Legal Affiliation/Memberships:
National Employment Lawyers Association
Tennessee Bar Association (Executive Council Member, Labor & Employment Section)
Memphis Bar Association (Employment and Labor Section)
B.A. degree in International Studies and Political Science from the School of International Service at The American University in Washington, D.C.
Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis School of Law.