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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded labor and employment boutique that serves an impressive roster of local and multinational clients. Represents companies in the construction, healthcare and energy sectors, among others. Acts across the breadth of labor and employment matters, including advising on noncompete agreements and discrimination and whistle-blower retaliation claims. Also a go-to firm for traditional labor law, both regionally and nationally.

Strengths

A client states: "I've been really impressed with them - they get answers quickly and efficiently."

"Their services are excellent; they work efficiently and it is evident they keep the client's business needs top of their minds," an interviewee comments.

A source reports: "I am very favorably impressed with their expertise in employment-related issues and their attorney responsiveness."

Work highlights

Acted for National Oilwell Varco in an alleged discrimination case in federal court.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Moore is a distinguished attorney who is noted by peers for his strong labor law practice. He offers clients the benefit of his extensive experience handling wage and hour, FLSA and breach of noncompete disputes.
"He is an excellent lawyer and a top-notch litigator." "He is very highly regarded."

Mark Mallery has considerable experience handling single-plaintiff employment disputes, as well as traditional labor matters.
"He is very highly regarded." "He is a great litigator." "A really excellent attorney."

Monique Gougisha Doucette primarily focuses her practice on handling employment litigation matters for employers. She is particularly well versed in workplace misconduct and sexual harassment cases.
"Her strengths are client management - she is really effective at it. She is fully invested in us as a client and has been phenomenal. She has an all-encompassing skill set."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Labor & Employment


Christopher Moore
Band 1
Mark N Mallery
Band 2
Monique Gougisha Doucette
Band 3