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5 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Jones Walker LLP

Jones Walker LLP Labor & Employment attorneys offer clients one of the largest, most diverse, and experienced labor and employment law practices in the region. We counsel an array of companies in a wide range of industries, both locally and throughout the United States, in all aspects of labor and employment law. We strive to help clients find solutions to labor and employment law matters using practical, common-sense approaches. We believe our ability to combine our depth in labor and employment law with Jones Walker's broad base of experience in other practice areas to address unique workplace and industry situations gives our clients a distinct advantage not available from small boutique law firms.

In recognition of the group's overall excellence, Jones Walker is the exclusive Louisiana member of the Employers Counsel Network (ECN), a national coalition of 52 leading labor and employment law firms in each state of the United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada.

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What the team is known for

Dominant regional firm that handles complex labor and employment matters for companies across the USA. Strong group of litigators whose notable expertise includes wage and hour actions and noncompete disputes. Experienced in handling a range of traditional labor matters. Regularly appears in administrative proceedings before bodies such as OSHA and the NLRB, as well as mediations and arbitrations. Draws on significant strength in immigration law and employee benefits matters at state and national levels. Provides counseling, compliance and training programs to clients designed to minimize risk and avoid disputes.

Notable Practitioners

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Joseph Lavigne
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Joseph Lavigne
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Joseph Lavigne is noted by peers for his proficient handling of disputes concerning noncompete agreements. He offers additional expertise handling cases involving trade secrets and breach of fiduciary duty.
"His trial capabilities are just fantastic, he breaks things down very simply and does an excellent job at a jury trial."

Sidney Lewis
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Sidney Lewis
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Sidney Lewis regularly advises companies in a range of sectors on both labor and employment matters, especially union negotiations.

Jane H. Heidingsfelder
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Jane H. Heidingsfelder
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Jane Heidingsfelder is regularly sought by clients for her significant expertise in OSHA mandates. She also advises on compliance issues, investigations and litigation.
"Jane is highly proficient and has keen expertise in OSHA regulatory matters."

H Mark Adams
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H Mark Adams
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Mark Adams offers clients the benefit of his considerable experience handling employment disputes in front of a range of courts and regulatory agencies.

Jennifer Kogos
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Jennifer Kogos
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Jennifer Kogos counsels on a wide range of labor and employment mandates including FLSA issues. She often advises clients from the healthcare and retail sectors.
"She juggles a variety of complex litigation and general advice matters with ease and sophistication."

Ranked Lawyers at
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Labor & Employment

Sidney Lewis
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Sidney Lewis
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Joseph Lavigne
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Joseph Lavigne
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H Mark Adams
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H Mark Adams
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Jane H. Heidingsfelder
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Jane H. Heidingsfelder
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Jennifer Kogos
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Jennifer Kogos
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