Jay A. Ebelhar, a shareholder in the Memphis office, concentrates his practice dually in the areas of employment law and the financial services industry. With respect to his employment practice, Mr. Ebelhar provides counsel to businesses on day-to-day decisions implicating the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA and Title VII of the Federal Civil Rights Act, while also representing employers in a variety of judicial and/or administrative matters.
Mr. Ebelhar’s work in the financial services industry primarily focuses on the defense of mortgage lending and servicing claims involving issues such as wrongful foreclosure, predatory lending, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth in Lending Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Ebelhar was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Holly M. Kirby of the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2003, magna cum laude
Bellarmine University, B.A., 1997, summa cum laude
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Professional Honors & Activities:
Member – American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Member – Memphis Bar Association (Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors, 2004 – 2006)
Member – Tennessee Bar Association
Member – Board of Directors, Special Kids & Families (2010 – present)
Member – Memphis Vocal Arts Ensemble (2008 – 2009)