Lee Sands is a labor and employment attorney in Holland & Knight's Nashville office. Mr. Sands works with clients to identify potential labor and employment issues and to defend lawsuits and charges brought under state and federal laws, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Tennessee Human Rights Act (THRA)
  • Tennessee Disability Act
  • Tennessee Public Protection Act

His experience includes the representation of employers in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, technology and other industry sectors.


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Rhodes College, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Tennessee
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee