January 16, 2021

Volume XI, Number 16

H. Bernard Tisdale

H. Bernard Tisdale, III, is the Office Managing Principal of the Charlotte, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is engaged exclusively in the practice of employment law on behalf of management.

Mr. Tisdale has represented employers in litigation matters before various state and federal trial and appellate courts, and administrative agencies including the Federal OSH Review Commission, the North Carolina OSH Review Commission, the South Carolina Administrative Law Court, and the worker’s compensation commissions in North and South Carolina.  He regularly represents employers on safety and health matters including advising and defending clients on ADA, FMLA, and workers’ compensation issues, and on OSHA compliance issues involving Federal OSHA and state plans.

Mr. Tisdale has handled a wide-variety of employment matters involving claims such as discrimination based on: race, sex, national origin, age and disability; sexual and racial harassment; wrongful discharge; retaliation; breach of contract; defamation; covenants not to compete and trade secret violations; and violations of the Family Medical Leave Act. In addition, he has extensive experience counseling clients on compliance issues and litigation avoidance strategies and regularly conducts management training programs on various employment-related topics.

Before joining Jackson Lewis in August 2019, Mr. Tisdale spent 24 years practicing management-side employment law with another national labor and employment law firm, where he served as Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Charlotte office for 12 years. 

Mr. Tisdale lives in Matthews, NC with his wife, Kathy, three children, and three dogs.


Articles in the National Law Review database by H. Bernard Tisdale