Joseph B. Harvey

1212 North Eastman Road

Kingsport, TN 37664

Phone: (423) 378-8854

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Joseph B. Harvey

Practice Emphasis:

  • Labor Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secret Litigation and Counseling
  • Legal Compliance and Employee Relations Training


  • J.D., University of Tennessee (2004) (Summa Cum Laude),
    (Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., University of Tennessee (2001) (Magna Cum Laude),
    (Phi Beta Kappa)

Practice Experience:

Employers of all sizes in a variety of industries seek Mr. Harvey’s representation and advice in labor and employment matters arising under state and federal law, including the National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act, Equal Pay Act, Drug Free Workplace Act, and Tennessee Human Rights Act.

Mr. Harvey regularly assists employers with: matters pending with the EEOC, THRA and DOL; employment litigation in federal and state courts; union organizing and decertification campaigns; collective bargaining; arbitration; and unfair labor practice proceedings. He provides practical and proactive strategies for positive employee relations geared toward litigation and union avoidance.


  • Mr. Harvey has presented and written for numerous audiences and publications on recent developments and topics of interest in the area of labor and employment law.


  • Member of the University of Tennessee Law Review (2002-2004)
  • “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia’s “40 Under Forty” (2013)


  • Tennessee State and Federal Courts
  • Georgia State and Federal Courts
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for Fourth Circuit and Sixth Circuit

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