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Gordon E. Jackson


Gordon Jackson, along with Stephen Shields and Ted Yeiser, founded the Jackson, Shields & Yeiser Law Firm, a management-oriented firm headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee in 1989, combining more than 50 years of experience in the labor and employment law field.

Gordon Jackson is a nationally recognized author and speaker on employee relations and union prevention. He has authored more than 20 books in the labor and employment field. His books include How to Stay Union Free, a best selling reference guide to union prevention, the Labor and Employment Law Handbook, a two-volume reference manual on all federal and state labor and employment laws, When Labor Trouble Strikes, an action Handbook, Unlawful Terminations and Employment-at-Will, and Before You Hire, the Hiring Manual for Today's Workplace.

He also is the author of How To Win NLRB Elections and Defeat Union Campaigns, How To Win Your NLRB Election by a Landslide!, The Supervisor's Election Campaign Manual and How to Conduct a Union vulnerability Audit. He is co-author of How to Defend and Win Labor and Employment Law Cases and What Every Union Free Supervisor Should Know About Unions.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Jackson has been admitted to numerous Federal District and Circuit Courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Jackson has also been listed as a Superlawyer by 

He also is a member of the National Speakers Association and a Who's Who in Professional Speaking. He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest accreditation awarded by NSA. He also was featured as one of 31 Consummate Speakers in the nation for Sharing Ideas, the International News for speakers, meeting planners and speakers bureaus in 1996.

Mr. Jackson received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1967, where he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Tennessee Law Review, a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and an Order of the Coif recipient, the highest honor awarded by the school.

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