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Alexandra Cobb Hains
Danielle L. Borel

Alexandra Cobb Hains

Partner - Baton Rouge

Alex Hains is a partner in the Labor and Employment section of the firm. She represents private and public employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters. Alex has been recognized by Best Lawyers and Louisiana Super Lawyers for labor and employment law.

Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Matters

  • Defends companies and their employees against all forms of civil rights claims, including employment discrimination and civil rights violations in state and federal courts

Wage and Hour Matters

  • Defends employers against a wide variety of wage and hour claims, including claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage payment and collection laws

Labor/Union Matters

  • Represents companies in grievance arbitrations involving discipline and contract interpretation matters

Advice, Agreements, Policies and Training

  • Assists employers with drafting of employment agreements and workplace policies, including FMLA policies, electronic use policies, discrimination policies, accommodation polices, drug and alcohol use and testing and other needs
  • Conducts employee training sessions

Prior to entering private practice, Alex served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Madeleine Landrieu at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal. Alex graduated cum laude from Loyola University College of Law in 2013. She received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 2009.

Education

Loyola University New Orleans, JD, cum laude, 2013

Louisiana State University, B.S., 2009

Admissions

Louisiana, 2013

Louisiana Federal District Courts, 2015

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization Labor Law Advisory Commission, Louisiana State Bar Association

Louisiana Society of Hospital Attorneys

Community Involvement

Blossom, Board of Directors

Honors and Awards

Named "Ones to Watch" by Best Lawyers (Since 2023)

Named a "Rising Star" by Louisiana Super Lawyers (Since 2022)

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

The Warren E. Mouledoux Professional Responsibility Award, Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law

Publications

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Presentations

  • Privacy Expectations in the Workplace, Louisiana Chapter of the National Institute of Government Procurement Annual Conference, December 2023
  • The Challenge of Off-Duty Conduct - Guns, Cigarettes, Politics, Romantic Relationships, and Marijuana, LCIA Management Update Briefing, Baton Rouge, November 2023
  • Handbooks, Card Checks, Adverse Employment Actions: Three New Cases That Change Established Labor, BSW Annual Update on Labor and Employment Law for the Construction Industry, October 2023
  • Issues in Compliance with Louisiana's Workplace Violence Regulations, Louisiana Hospital Association Behavioral Health Update, June 2023
  • Protecting Your Organization From Violence in the Workplace, BSW Annual Update on Labor and Employment for Healthcare Professionals, May 2023
  • Reducing the Risk of Being Sued for Sexual Harassment, LCIA Management Update, November 2022
  • Accommodating Employee Requests for Accommodation, BSW Annual Update on Labor and Employment Construction Industry Seminar, October 2022
  • Louisiana's New Workplace Violence Regulations, Louisiana Hospital Association Behavioral Health Update, June 2022
  • Reducing the Risk of Being Sued for Workplace Harassment, LCIA Management Update, November 2021
  • Accommodating Employee Requests for Accommodation - Disability, Religion, Pregnancy, and Beyond, BSW Annual Update on Labor and Employment Construction Industry Seminar, October 2021
  • Louisiana Labor and Lagniappe - Non-Traditional Employment and Labor Laws and Legislative Update , BSW Annual Update on Labor and Employment Construction Industry Seminar, October 2020
  • Accommodation Contemplation: Disability, Religion, Pregnancy and Beyond, BSW Labor and Employment Conference for Healthcare Professionals, May 11, 2022
  • Wage & Hour Issues Permeating the Healthcare Arena, , BSW Labor & Employment Conference for Healthcare Professionals, March 12, 2020
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