The Crone Law Firm, led by CEO/Founder and Employment Law Attorney Alan G. Crone, was recognized as one of 16 Finalists at the Memphis Business Journal's 43rd Small Business Awards at The Kent in Memphis, Tennessee, in May 2023, and featured in a MBJ profile story this week.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 8, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- During a ceremony to honor the area's top entrepreneurs and leaders, The Memphis Business Journal's 43rd Small Business Awards recognized The Crone Law Firm as one of 16 total Finalists in May 2023, and featured the firm this week in a profile story in The Memphis Business Journal.
CEO/Founder, Employment Law Attorney and Author Alan G. Crone expressed appreciation for his company being honored in the small business category; "We are beyond grateful to have our firm be recognized amongst our fellow business leaders by The Memphis Business Journal's Small Business Awards."
The event program highlighted Alan G. Crone on the print edition cover, and praised his team's work; "The Crone Law Firm PLC has always swung above its weight class... With only 20 employees, the firm has received national attention for its strong record of success in employment law. It's been named one of the nation's best employment law firms by U.S. News & World Report and has local, trade, and national publications constantly singing its praises. Its lawyers have been honored by MBJ's Best of the Bar, and the firm has been called on for its expertise by MBJ's parent company, American City Business Journals, to give insights and information for business leaders nationwide."
Crone and his team of employment law professionals have worked with clients for over 30 years to solve problems, resolve issues and reduce workplace misunderstandings. The firm primarily provides employment law support to CEOs, Founders, small business owners, entrepreneurs, Human Resources professionals, business professionals and employees on the most common workplace issues. Cases may involve salary negotiations, overtime pay, severance agreements, exit strategies, sexual harassment, gender discrimination, retaliation for whistleblowing, wrongful termination, and intellectual property protection.
The firm's goal is to find win-win solutions and keep people out of court. One of Crone's business owner clients explained, "At the end of the day, he knows that the best thing for a client is for things to get resolved as amicably and as peacefully as possible."
This awards program also acknowledged The Crone Law Firm's community work at by sharing; "The firm hosts The Crone Capital Club, a speaker series for the business community. Speakers have ranged from Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland to Memphis Grizzlies president Jason Wexler. The Crone Law Firm has a long history of sticking its neck out for a better Memphis. For example, the company moved its headquarters to the corner of Union and Main in the early days of a reemerging Downtown. Founder and CEO Alan Crone has been active in local and state politics and policy for many years. He served as a member of the Memphis City Council and was a special counsel and senior advisor to Mayor Strickland, including during the earliest days of the pandemic. This year, Crone was appointed board chair of the City of Memphis Sports Authority. The company is focused on growth, and it recently opened a second office in St. Louis, with hopes of another location on the way."
And to help others understand employment law basics, CEO Alan G. Crone recently published a new book, "The Law at Work: A Legal Playbook for Executives and Professionals." This book is a quick reference guide that provides essential employment law basics for the non-lawyer audience.
ABOUT The Memphis Business Journal Small Business Awards:
"The Memphis Business Journal has saluted excellence in Memphis and the Mid-South since 1980. We have especially recognized gutsy local entrepreneurs who started from scratch to create successful businesses that shape our economy. The Memphis business community represents innovative individuals, cutting edge ventures and unparalleled community outreach. Every year, the Memphis Business Journal takes time out to honor the dedication and achievement of these hard-working entrepreneurs at the annual Small Business Awards. Each finalists will be profiled and we will reveal the Small Business winner in each category."
NEW BOOK by CEO/Founder Alan G. Crone:
The Law at Work: A Legal Playbook For Executives and Professionals
– Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Walmart, Novel Memphis and more bookstores.
Liz Kelly, 310-987-7207
ABOUT: Alan G. Crone is an Employment Law Attorney, CEO/Founder of The Crone Law Firm, Speaker, Author of "The Law at Work: A Legal Playbook For Executives and Professionals" (Feb 2023), and Ask Alan! Podcast Host. Crone's firm has an employment law team committed to helping employees, executives, and entrepreneurs resolve workplace disputes, which may include issues between employers and employees, intellectual property disputes and/or other commercial issues. His new book reflects Crone's approach when working with clients, which is, "I'd rather solve your problem than win your lawsuit." Crone's vast experience includes representing his clients in Federal District Courts and state courts all over the country, being Chief Counsel for the Tennessee Department of Employment Security, and lead counsel in a nationwide class action Fair Labor Standards Act suit, where he successfully represented employees and employers in cases involving Title VII (race, gender, and other discrimination), age discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, non-compete contract, on the job injuries, ERISA, union representation, union organizing, and other employment related issues. He's been a speaker at national conventions and regional conferences. Crone has served as the former head of the Shelby County Republican Party and Senior Policy Advisor to the mayor of Memphis. He is a voracious reader, semi-avid golfer, and proud father of three children he shares with his wife, Allison. Crone's work has appeared on FOX 2 Now St. Louis, NBC 5 Memphis, FOX 13 Memphis, ABC News 3 Memphis, and in the American City Business Journals, Memphis Magazine, Midwest Book Review, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and many podcasts. https://cronelawfirmplc.com
Liz Kelly, PR for The Crone Law Firm, 310-987-7207, [email protected]
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