Megan Sutton is an associate in the Firm’s Nashville office. She defends local, regional and nationally-known employers against workers’ compensation retaliation claims, as well as against allegations of age, race, sex, national origin and disability discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and under the Tennessee Human Rights Act. She also advises employers on the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Rights Credit Reporting Act (FRCA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and defends them in court when necessary. Ms. Sutton also has experience with issues of pregnancy discrimination and failure to promote, as well as Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) anti-retaliation matters. Further she assists with wrongful death/premises liability claims for a national restaurant chain.
As an integral member of the Labor & Employment department, Ms. Sutton regularly conducts plaintiff and defense witness depositions and handles settlement negotiations. She is also one of the Firm’s diversity trainers on “implicit bias.” 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.