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Casey M.  Duhart

Employers in the healthcare, retail, hospitality, manufacturing and other industries rely on Casey Duhart for advice and representation in labor and employment matters including allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge. Casey also assists clients in investigating, evaluating, and mediating allegations related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour regulations.

Casey’s experience includes investigating and assisting in the defense of lawsuits and charges brought under the following:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) including Title III of the Act relating to Public Accommodation requirements
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Tennessee Human Rights Act (THRA)
  • Tennessee Disability Act
  • Tennessee Public Protection Act

Prior to joining Waller, Casey gained experience as a business litigation associate in the Nashville office of Frost Brown Todd. 

Professional

  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member, ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, TBA Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Lawyers Association for Women – Marion Griffin Chapter
  • Member, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity – Nashville City LEAD for LCLD 2017-2018 Law School Mentoring Program

Prior Affiliations

  • Associate, Frost Brown Todd, LLC, Nashville, Tenn., 2016-2017
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Deborah C. Stevens, Knox County Circuit Court, 2015
  • Remote Online Instructor, Language Arts, Florida Virtual School, 2010-2013
  • Remote Online Teaching Assistant, Arkansas State University Master of Special Education Program, 2009-2012
  • Language Arts and ESE (Exceptional Student Education) Teacher, Avalon Middle School, Savannah, Ga., 2007-2009
  • ESE Teacher, Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy, 2006-2007, Savannah, Ga.
  • Language Arts Teacher, Firm Foundation Christian Academy, Statesboro, Ga., 2004-2006

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Tennessee College of Law, 2016
    • Editor-in-Chief, Tennessee Law Review, 2015-2016
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achievement in the study of Legal Process II; Sex, Gender & Justice; and Employee Benefits
    • Susan B. Anthony Award, 2015
    • Defense Research Institute Diversity Scholarship, 2015
    • First Place, Phi Alpha Delta National Trial Advocacy Competition, Washington, D.C., 2014
    • Second Place, UT Law First-Year Advocacy Competition, 2014
  • M.Ed., Armstrong Atlantic State University, Special Education/Learning Disabilities, 2007
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Landmark Baptist College, Secondary Education, 2002

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

Up Close

While studying at the University of Tennessee College of Law, Casey was the first African-American editor-in-chief of the Tennessee Law Review. Casey and her husband Otis have two children.