Jill A. Evert represents employers in a wide range of employment-related claims including single-plaintiff matters and class and collective action cases. She has experience defending lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving federal and state laws on:
- Disability accommodations and leaves of absence
- Discrimination and hostile work environment allegations
- Common law wrongful discharge
- Employee separation and compensation disputes
- Whistleblower and retaliation claims
- Employee compensation and deductions
- Overtime, off-the-clock work, and misclassification
She has practiced in state and federal courts throughout the Southeast.
In addition to Jill’s litigation practice, she advises on both individual employee decisions and broader policies to avoid disputes. Jill has represented employers large and small, including in manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, retail, and financial services. From her years working in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Jill understands that, no matter the client, the key to a successful relationship is listening and providing tailored solutions to obtain business-focused outcomes.
Prior to joining Littler, Jill gained trial experience with a regional litigation firm and clerked for two District Judges in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. In law school, she was a co-founding member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, a research assistant to Professor George W. Kuney, and an editor on the Tennessee Law Review.