Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. to host Update on Labor & Employment Law for LCIA and LCA Members on Friday, November 3, 2017Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. invites the members of Louisiana Chemical Association and Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance to Update on Labor and Employment Law, a half-day labor and employment law seminar in our Baton Rouge office on November 3, 2017. Topics will include Coping with Emerging Discrimination Issues: Medical Leaves of Absence and Criminal Convictions; Complying with the Wage & Hour Laws; Reducing Legal Risks of Electronic Communication Usage; Dealing with Personnel Policies and Union Organizing under the Trump NLRB. E. Fredrick Preis, Jr., Eve B. Masinter, Joseph R. Hugg and Rachael Jeanfreau from the New Orleans office and Murphy J. Foster, III, Melissa M. Shirley and Sunny Mayhall from the Baton Rouge office will be speaking. For more information or to register, click here.
About E. Fredrick Preis, Jr.:
Fred Preis is a partner in the New Orleans office where he is a senior member of the labor and employment law section. Prior to serving as an officer in the United States Army, Fred earned both his undergraduate degree in business and his law degree from Louisiana State University. He has been representing management in labor law and employee relations matters throughout the United States for more than 30 years.
About Murphy J. Foster, III:
Murphy Foster is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. His principal areas of practice include construction litigation and employment and traditional labor law. He brings over 30 years of experience representing businesses in Construction and Labor matters and has successfully litigated a number of high profile construction and employment cases throughout the country. Mr. Foster is the former Chairman of the Labor & Employment Law section of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is a member of the Construction Industry team as well as the Labor & Employment Practice section at Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson.
About Eve B. Masinter:
Ms. Masinter is a litigator in the areas of employment, business, and healthcare, including class action defense. She handles administrative matters with the EEOC, DOL, and OSHA. She also opines on insurance coverage. Ms. Masinter represents management in injunction proceedings involving Unions, litigates non-compete cases, as well as cases involving state and federal employment laws and regulations. She regularly conducts employer and supervisor training on topics such as avoiding discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the work place, the hiring, discipline and termination of employees, and on various employment laws.
About Melissa M. Shirley:
Melissa Morse Shirley, a partner in the Baton Rouge office, practices in the areas of labor and employment law, including litigation, transactional, administrative and counseling matters. Her clients include petrochemical companies, health care industry organizations, gaming industry companies, retail businesses, food service industry clients, financial institutions, contractors, universities, law firms and a number of governmental entities. Ms. Shirley became a Partner with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson in 2002. She has served on the Firm’s recruiting committee since 1999 and previously served as the firm’s Recruiting Partner.
About Joseph R. Hugg:
Joe Hugg is a Partner in the New Orleans office, practicing in the Labor and Employment section. His practice focuses primarily on managing the defense of employment discrimination and wage-and-hour lawsuits and administrative charges on behalf of local and national corporations, as well as advising management on employee-relations and traditional labor law issues. Mr. Hugg also represents employers in immigration law matters, obtaining employment based visas for public and private organizations.
About Rachael Jeanfreau:
Rachael Jeanfreau is an associate in the New Orleans office, practicing in the areas of labor and employment law and commercial litigation. Ms. Jeanfreau received her Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School, magna cum laude, in 2011 where she was a member of the Tulane Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University, summa cum laude, in 2007.
About Sunny Mayhall:
Sunny Mayhall is an associate in the Baton Rouge office. She practices in the areas of employment and traditional labor law as well as corporate law and commercial litigation. She has experience with strategic and enterprise legal issues affecting ongoing businesses and is knowledgeable in employee relations and labor issues, corporate governance, insurance regulatory matters, business transactions, litigation strategy, and administrative procedures.