Rodrick D. Holmes

Rodrick D. Holmes

Memphis, Tennessee

Rodrick D. Holmes is a Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Memphis office of Boyle Brasher. His practice focuses on employment litigation, advice and counseling, and OSHA.

Rodrick has experience representing clients in federal and state courts on matters related to Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), restrictive covenants, and defending clients before city and county Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) agencies. Rodrick also represents individuals and employers in negotiating, drafting and evaluating employment, non-compete and related agreements, Additionally, Rodrick advises clients on developing personnel policies and handbooks, terminating employees, and providing guidance on the interpretation and implementation of Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and FLSA issues in the workplace.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor & Employment

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2005
  • Arkansas, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2017


  • University of Arkansas, School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Major: Administration of Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers 2019
  • Super Lawyers 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Management (2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Labor and Employment (2020)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Bar Association
  • National Employment Law Council

Pro Bono Activities

  • Memphis Area Legal Service, 2012 - 2018