LaPlace, Louisiana Employment Lawyers

Kenneth L. Tolar
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Kenneth L. Tolar focuses primarily on general intellectual property matters including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, intellectual property litigation and licensing on behalf of both corporations and... Read More »
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Zoe W. Vermeulen
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney

Tulane University School of Law5th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and Louisiana
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Chelsea M. Gomez
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and Louisiana
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Brian R. Carnie
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Louisiana Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

Brian Carnie is a partner in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller and practices in the labor and employment group. He represents employers of all sizes in the private and public sectors. Brian dedicates his practice... Read More »
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Christina Carroll
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Metairie, LA Employment Law Attorney
(504) 885-9994 2540 Severn Ave
Metairie, LA 70002
Employment
Metairie, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(504) 836-5200 3900 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Workers' Comp
Metairie, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(504) 838-8188 2121 Ridgelake Dr
Metairie, LA 70001
Employment, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
Metairie, LA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(504) 846-8462 3445 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002
Employment
Metairie, LA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(504) 838-8188 2121 Ridgelake Dr
Metairie, LA 70001
Employment
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Charles Joseph Stiegler
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(504) 267-0777 318 Harrison Ave.
Suite 104
New Orleans, LA 70124
Free ConsultationEmployment and Appeals
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Charles Stiegler is an experienced labor and employment attorney who has fought cases involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and unpaid wages in state and federal courts throughout the country.  After graduating with honors from LSU law school, Mr. Stiegler worked for high-end law firms based in Silicon Valley and New York City before starting his own practice here in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He specializes his practice in claims of unpaid overtime, unpaid wages, and unpaid commissions, but also practices in all other aspects of employment law including non-compete agreements, trade secret claims, False Claims Act lawsuits, and claims involving workplace...
Hugh P Lambert
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(504) 581-1750 701 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Employment, Business, Maritime and Workers' Comp
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Hugh Lambert founded The Lambert Firm in 1977 and has since grown the firm to one of the most prestigious and well respected firms in New Orleans, representing individuals and businesses alike in a wide range of legal matters. In addition to his legal representation, Hugh Lambert is a frequent lecturer across the United States on class actions and mass torts. He has also authored and published legal articles. He has held a broad range of leadership positions in many organizations devoted to law, civic and charitable pursuits. He is a member in good standing of numerous state and federal...
Scott D. Huffstetler
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(225) 389-3747 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Consumer and Probate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
William R. D'Armond
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(225) 382-3403 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Antitrust and Arbitration & Mediation
Harvard Law School
Todd A. Rossi
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(225) 382-3434 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
A. Edward Hardin Jr.
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, United States District Court for Middle Districts of Louisiana, United States District Court for Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Court for Eastern Districts of...
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David Mark Whitaker
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience

Tulane University School of Law5th Circuit and Louisiana
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Erin Lutkewitte Kilgore
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(225) 389-3712 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
A. Edward Hardin Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(225) 382-3458 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jack E. Morris
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(504) 454-2769 1055 St Charles Ave
#208A
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Patents and Trademarks
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Melanie Lockett
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Suite 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Employment, Education, Family and Insurance Defense
Loyola University School of Law
Melanie Lockett is an experienced litigator in diverse areas of law including insurance coverage and defense, education, commercial litigation, employment law, professional liability, and family law. She has litigated a vast array of legal issues in Louisiana state and federal courts. She has also successfully appealed cases to Louisiana Courts of Appeal and Louisiana Supreme Court. Melanie’s innovative and diligent approach to representing clients has led to notable successes for insurance companies, insurance agents, tenured professors, university students, and victims of discrimination. Melanie is an involved member of several professional organizations. She is an active member...
Kenneth L. Tolar
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(504) 571-5317 1055 St Charles Ave
#208A
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationNew Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Employment, Business, IP and Patents
Loyola University New Orleans
Kenneth L. Tolar focuses primarily on general intellectual property matters including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, intellectual property litigation and licensing on behalf of both corporations and independent inventors nationwide, patentability and trademark availability opinions, inter partes practice before both the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; during his career, he has secured over 350 patents on behalf of independent and corporate inventors.
Mr. Tolar also engages in general commercial litigation, insurance defense, labor disputes arising under The Fair Labor Standards Act, personal injury and first-party insurance claims.
Imtiaz A Siddiqui
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
900 Camp Street
Suite 4C16
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Education
Tulane University School of Law
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Zoe W. Vermeulen
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(504) 585-3050 909 Poydras St
#3600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Employment and Maritime
Tulane University School of Law
Chelsea M. Gomez
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Alexandra Mora
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(504) 566-0233 322 Lafayette Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Entertainment & Sports
Tulane Law School
Bradley J Spedale
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Metairie, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(504) 613-0894 433 Metairie Road
Suite 600
Metairie, LA 70005
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Brad’s practice utilizes the Master of Business Administration he earned in addition to his Juris Doctor. In addition to representing businesses of all kinds, he practices many different areas of law, performing both transactional work and litigation. Brad’s trust and estate practice covers everything from simple wills and successions to complex trusts and advanced estate planning. As part of his real estate practice, he is a title agent for Gulf Title Corporation, which is an agent for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana. Brad’s collection practice specializes in purchased debt. He also litigates many labor and employment matters and...
Erin Lutkewitte Kilgore
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Louisiana Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityUnited States District Court for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana, United StatesDistrict Court for the Middle Districts of Louisiana, Louisiana...
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Kelli M Khalaf
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Louisiana Employment Law Attorney

Loyola University New OrleansLouisiana, United States District Court for Middle District of Louisiana, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and United States District Court for Western District of Louisiana
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Christopher L. Williams
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(504) 308-1438 639 Loyola Avenue
Suite 1800
New Orleans, LA 70113
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Energy and Entertainment & Sports
Tulane University School of Law
Christopher L. Williams focuses his practice on complex employment litigation, including cases involving violations of wage-and-hour laws, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, unpaid wages, breach of contract, whistleblower claims, and non-compete issues. After working for some of the nation’s largest labor-and-employment law firms, he opened his own practice in 2014 to concentrate on protecting the rights of workers and employees. Mr. Williams draws on his previous experience representing employers to provide legal advice to individuals regarding potential claims and legal remedies under state and federal employment laws. Mr. Williams has litigated a wide variety of employment issues in...
Jeffrey T. Greenberg
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer
(504) 588-1900 10001 Lake Forest Blvd
#202
New Orleans, LA 70127
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Jeff Greenberg founded the Greenberg Law Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana to help victims of personal injury and employment violations.
Michael deBarros
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Business and Insurance Claims
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Marynell Lapuyade Piglia
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Employment, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Loyola University New Orleans
Marynell Piglia exudes confidence in her practice and epitomizes the effectiveness of hard work and tenacity. Practicing civil litigation, family law, and employment law, she represents clients in matters such as discrimination, sexual harassment, workers’ compensation, divorce, and related family law matters. Ms. Piglia earned her undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, magna cum laud. She was the recipient of a President’s Medal for Academic Excellence. She went on to receive her law degree from Loyola University, where she served on the Loyola Law Review, as chair of the Moot Court Board, and a member of the Moot Court teaching...
David Mark Whitaker
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(504) 620-3358 909 Poydras St
#3600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Employment
Tulane University School of Law
Robert C. Schmidt
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Business and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Virginia
Michael A Mahone Jr.
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(504) 564-7342 5190 Canal Blvd., Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70124
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Maritime and Personal Injury
Vanderbilt University Law School
I grew up in a small town in Texas and lived there until I moved to New Orleans for high school. Ever since then, New Orleans has been my home. I went to college at LSU and graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School, finishing in the top 10 percent of my class. After I graduated, I married my high school sweetheart and moved back to New Orleans to work at Liskow & Lewis, one of the most respected law firms in Louisiana. I litigated all kinds of disputes at Liskow: everything from personal injury, oil and gas, and environmental...
James R. Madison
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Patrick L. McCune
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 910-8084 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University
Patrick L. McCune practices between the Baton Rouge and Shreveport offices of Wiener, Weiss & Madison. He engages in a broad legal practice, including a variety of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts, with a particular emphasis on creditor’s rights and litigation in bankruptcy court.

Patrick is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida, and has appeared in courts in each of these states to represent the interests of his clients.

An honors graduate of LSU law school, the recipient of a Master of Business Administration and a former manager at a non-profit in New York...
Natalie Blackman
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(318) 639-4529 412 N Fourth St Suite 102
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
Southern University - Baton Rouge
The Law Office of Natalie Blackman is dedicated to helping individuals understand their rights and explore their legal options when it comes to Employment Discrimination, Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, and Personal Injury. The office represents clients throughout Louisiana. Our Attorney, Natalie Blackman, Esq., has the skills and resources to handle all aspects of your case from start to finish.

Natalie Blackman is a native of Avoyelles Parish. She is known for her strong work ethic and dedication in fighting for the greater good of her community. She graduated from Avoyelles High school in 2000. She graduated from...
Jeffrey T. Greenberg
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Louisiana Employment Law Lawyer

Jeff Greenberg founded the Greenberg Law Firm in New Orleans, Louisiana to help victims of personal injury and employment violations. Read More »
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Roy Maughan Jr
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(225) 926-8533 634 Connells Park Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and IP
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Roy’s law practice includes entertainment law (primarily television, film and music), contracts, transactional work, advising and forming business entities, intellectual property litigation, personal injury litigation and other complex litigation matters. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1986. Roy served five terms as a member of the Board of Governors of the Louisiana Association of Justice and served two terms on the Professionalism Committee for the Louisiana State Bar Association. He has also chaired and served on numerous Baton Rouge Bar...
Kelli M Khalaf
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Gretna, LA Employment Law Attorney
(504) 368-5223 401 Weyer St
P.O. Box 461
Gretna, LA 70054
Employment, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University New Orleans
Brian Blackwell
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(225) 769-2462 9270 Siegen Lane
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationEmployment, Education and Products Liability
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Ongoing Peer Education & Seminar Presentations: Co-Chair, 2010 HarrisMartin Louisiana Asbestos Litigation Conference Important Litigation Involvement: From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Blackwell defended numerous Fortune 500 and organizational clients in state and federal courts in Louisiana related to occupational diseases Since 1988, Mr. Blackwell has represented teachers and educational support personnel in all types of issues related to their employment Since 1993, Mr. Blackwell has represented individuals in all types of claims related to their employment, including: claims of discrimination (age, sex and disability) ...
Robert B. Landry III
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 349-7460 5420 Corporate Boulevard
Suite 204
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Reid A. Jones
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Reid's practice is devoted exclusively to litigation. He represents individual and corporate clients, both large and small, in various types of disputes in federal and state courts in Louisiana. Reid has significant experience in the areas of commercial, property, insurance, and construction litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Reid served as a law clerk for the Honorable Tom Stagg, District Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.
Theresa R. Hagen
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 382-3450 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Theresa Hagen is an associate attorney in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She practices in the labor and employment group and advises and represents local, regional and national clients in matters involving federal and state employment discrimination laws such as Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA. She has experience in cases involving alleged sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, family and medical leave issues, and wage payment actions.

Theresa served as a law clerk for the Hon. Robert Downing, Nineteenth Judicial District Court of Louisiana, from 1989 to 1991.

Theresa earned her B.A. from Northeast Louisiana State University in 1977....
Brad Harrigan
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(504) 571-5317 1055 St Charles Ave
#208A
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationNew Orleans, LA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Employment, Business, IP and Patents
Boston University School of Law
Meg Frazier
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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Collections
Washington University School of Law
Jonathan Rhodes
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
650 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Family and Real Estate
Casey Denson
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New Orleans, LA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(504) 224-0110 3436 Magazine Street, Unit #7005
New Orleans, LA 70115
Employment and Civil Rights
Tulane University
Mrs. Denson graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University, and later, magna cum laude from Tulane Law School. While at Tulane Law she was a managing editor of the Tulane Law Review and was awarded the honor of membership in the Order of the Coif because she graduated in the top 3% of her class. After graduating from law school, Mrs. Denson served as a clerk for the Honorable John Conery in Franklin, Louisiana before relocating to New York City where she gained experience in the public sector working both as a public defender and a child protective services attorney....
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.