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Silas W. McCharen



  • Licensed to Practice in the State of Mississippi
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.A., Millsaps College, magna cum laude, 1979

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1985

Silas McCharen focuses his practice in the areas of Labor and Employment and Mass Tort.  He practices Labor and Employment law exclusively for management.  His practice includes representation of public and private employers in all areas of employment law, including discrimination and civil rights issues, wage and hour, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, wrongful discharge and general advice and counseling. Silas chairs the Labor & Employment practice group and also serves as co-chair of the Mass Tort practice Group.

Professional Affiliations

The Mississippi Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America®

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Seminars & Speaking Engagements