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Sally F. Barron

Of Counsel

P 901-462-2625 F 901-462-2626


Sally F. Barron


Sally F. Barron is of counsel in the Memphis, Tennessee, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment litigation, representing employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. Her clients include employers in manufacturing, media, hospitality, staffing, real estate, and retail industries.

Sally represents management in all aspects of employment litigation, including lawsuits arising under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and the FLSA. She regularly defends claims brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. She advocates on behalf of employers in defense of union and agency claims arising under the National Labor Relations Act. Sally represents employers in the enforcement and defense of non-competition agreements and unfair trade practice claims in state and federal courts. She regularly advises clients with regard to general employment policies, management training, and employee handbooks.

Sally is a Memphis area native and spent time in law school clerking for a Shelby County Circuit Court Judge who became the first female chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court. Sally’s community interests include work for families in the Juvenile Court system, and she has served on the Foster Care Review Board for Memphis & Shelby County. 

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Association for Women Attorneys
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Community Legal Center
  • Youth Court, Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County
  • Exchange Club Family Center
  • Church of the Holy Apostles, Collierville, Tennessee, Vestry 2016 - 2019

Published Works

  • “The Hazards of the Industry – New Requirements for Reporting to OSHA,” HR Professionals Magazine, February 20, 2015
  • “2014: The Year of the Employer,” HR Professionals Magazine, December 15, 2014
  • “Recent Amendments to the Tennessee Human Rights Act,” HR Professionals Magazine, December 3, 2014
  • “Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby – What Does it Mean for Employers?” HR Professionals Magazine, August 1, 2014
  • “Monitoring Employees in the Modern Workplace: Can a GPS Result in TMI?” HR Professionals Magazine, February 2014
  • “Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: Can you tell your employees ‘What Not to Wear?’" HR Professionals Magazine, November 2013
  • “EEOC v. Autozone – Failure to Accommodate,” HR Professionals Magazine, April 2013
  • “Does an Informal Complaint Qualify as Opposition Under Title VII?” HR Professionals Magazine, October 2012
  • “Transgenders: The Next Protected Group Under Title VII?” HR Professionals Magazine, June 2012
  • "E-Discovery and Spoliation: A High-Risk Arena for Employers!" HR Professionals Magazine, February 2012


  • “Breaking Bad Behavior in the Workplace” – Memphis, TN, May 2, 2014
  • “Fair Labor Standards Act” – Memphis, TN, July 16, 2013
  • “Employment Laws Made Simple” – Memphis, TN, February 5, 2013