Trip Conrad

Advises clients on labor and employment issues

Frederick L. Conrad III "Trip" defends employers against allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge brought under federal and state laws. Trip advises clients on maintaining compliance with OSHA health and safety regulations and with FLSA and state wage and hour laws. Trip's experience also includes labor relations matters, including participating in collective bargaining negotiations with labor unions and defending employers in administrative hearings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) relating to collective bargaining agreements. 


Trip's Related Experience

International tire company resolves complex discrimination, negligence lawsuit

Successfully represented an international tire company in a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee, as well as a Department of Labor investigation, and was able to resolve the lawsuit for a fraction of what it was worth.

Auto manufacturer defends against harassment, discrimination case in wake of #MeToo movement

Serving as lead counsel to an auto manufacturer in a discrimination case involving sexual harassment, disability discrimination, and retaliation.

Large U.S. corporation faces lawsuit regarding post-offer medical examinations of applicants

Defending a U.S. corporation in a complicated and unique EEOC enforcement action with class allegations made pursuant to the ADA and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

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  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee College of Law, 2013
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Tennessee Law Review
    • Tennessee Law Scholar
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, Economics, History, 2010
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • National Merit Scholar
    • Vanderbilt Merit Scholarship

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts in the state of Tennessee
  • Superior Court, of District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, of District of Columbia
  • All State Courts in Tennessee

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • District of Columbia


The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch

  • Labor and Employment Law - Management, 2021

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville Bar Association
  • Member, DRI

Community Involvement

  • Center Stage Society's Young Professionals Group, Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  • Next Chapter Society, Young Professionals Group, Nashville Public Library

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