Megan M. Sutton represents management in every aspect of employment law. Megan Sutton defends local, regional and nationally-known employers in a broad range of employment matters, including the defense of cases under federal and state discrimination laws, against retaliation claims, and against claims for violation of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Ms. Sutton also litigates non-compete cases, and advises clients facing challenging workforce issues such as employee discipline, termination, and leave issues. Ms. Sutton counsels clients through internal investigations involving claims of whistleblowing, harassment, and wage and hour issues. She represents clients in state and federal courts and in defense of administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), state human rights commissions, state unemployment commissions, arbitrators, and the Department of Labor (DOL). Since joining the Firm, Ms. Sutton has accumulated significant trial experience on large litigation matters, co-chairing eight jury trials (five of which were in federal court). Before joining Baker Donelson, Ms. Sutton was a judicial clerk for Chancellors W. Frank Brown, III and Jeffrey M. Atherton at the Hamilton County Chancery Court in Chattanooga, Tennessee.