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Jay W. Kiesewetter

Senior Counsel, Memphis
t: 901.526.0431
f: 901.526.8183


Jay Kiesewetter is Senior Counsel in the firm's Memphis office. He devotes his practice to representing clients in the traditional areas of labor relations and employment law. He counsels employers in all aspects of union-free management and advises non-union companies facing union organizing activity.

Jay represents employers in unfair labor practice and representational proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the United States Courts of Appeal. In addition, Jay works with companies that have unions to improve union management relations and represents management in contract negotiations, arbitrations, and labor disputes.

Jay has assisted numerous clients in developing preventive strategies to reduce their exposure to future legal and/or human relations problems.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America (2005 - 2019)
  • Named, Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law-Management, Memphis, (2015 & 2017)
  • Named, Super Lawyer - Mid-South (2007 - 2018)
  • Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Chambers USA (2005 - 2018)
  • Named, 150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee - Business Tennessee
  • Awarded, Matindale-Hubbell AV Peer Reviewing Rating

Professional Activities

  • Member, Memphis Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, ABA Labor & Employment Law Section’s Committee on the Development of the Law Under the National Labor Relations Act



Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

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