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Joshua T. Wood

Employers in the healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail industries rely on Josh Wood to defend their interests in complex and contentious breach of contract disputes, violations of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, and the misappropriation of trade secrets. Josh also defends employers in matters involving allegations of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful discharge.  His experience entails charges brought under federal and state laws including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • State anti-discrimination laws

Josh has represented and assisted clients in both state and federal courtrooms across Louisiana, Washington, Texas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, among other jurisdictions. Prior to joining Waller, Josh gained experience as an associate with Jones Walker LLP in New Orleans.

Professional

  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations

Prior Affiliations

  • Associate, Jones Walker LLP, New Orleans, 2013-2016
  • Law Clerk, United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, La., 2011
  • A.D.A. Clerk and Assistant to Victims and Witness Coordinator, Knox County District Attorney’s Office, Knoxville, Tenn., 2009-2010

Education

  • J.D./D.C.L., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 2013
    • Class President, Student Bar Association
    • Member, Trial Advocacy Board
    • Moot Court External Competitions Team
    • Trial Advocacy External Competitions Team
  • B.A., University of Tennessee, Political Science, Theatre, 2010
    • Baker Scholar, Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Louisiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of Tennessee