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Matthew M. McCluer
Matthew M. McCluer

Matthew M. McCluer

Associate - New Orleans
Matt's practice focuses in the area of employment law with an emphasis on Title VII, ADEA, ADA and FLSA litigation, and he assists clients with EEOC compliance, position letters and drafting of employer handbooks, workplace policies and non-solicitation/non-competition agreements. Matt also has experience in traditional labor relations and NLRA charge and compliance procedures. 

Matt is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011

Louisiana State University, B.A. Political Science, 2008


Admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute: Member of Employment and Labor Law Seminar Steering Committee and Young Lawyers Executive Committee

Louisiana State Bar Association: Council member of Labor & Employment Section

American Bar Association: Co-Chair of Labor & Employment Trial Advocacy Competition

Honors and Awards

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Thomson Reuters/Super Lawyers "Louisiana Rising Stars" 2014-Present


  • Reading the Fine Print: Emerging Views on the Successorship Doctrine and Mandatory Arbitration Provisions, 31 Miss. Coll. L. Rev. 85 (2012)
  • DOL's Recent Guidance on the 'Economic Realities' Test and Effects on Independent Contractor Misclassification in the Energy Industry, Ogletree Deakins Insights (2015)
  • The Why, What, When and How of DOL's New Proposed Overtime Regulations, The Job Description, (DRI Quarterly Publication (2015)
  • Fifth Circuit Enforces Delegation Clause, Directs Arbitrator to Determine Whether FLSA Case Should Be Arbitrated, Ogletree Deakins Insights (2016)
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  • Managing Employee Leaves of Absence, National Business Institute Seminar: Health Care Legislative Update, 2014
  • Essential Issues Affecting In-House Counsel and Corporate Attorneys – Developments in Whistleblower Protections, Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, 2015
  • Not Just Pay of Play: Pitfalls of Employer-Provided Healthcare Under the ACA's New Enforcement Provisions, LSBA Labor & Employment Seminar, 2016
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