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Louisiana Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Order Through at Least April 30, 2020

On March 30, 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards orally announced that he will be extending the state’s March 22, 2020, stay-at-home orderProclamation 33-JBE-2020, at least until the end of April 2020. The restrictions on face-to-face interaction, social distancing, and business operations set forth in Proclamation 33-JBE-2020 were set to expire on April 13, 2020, but Governor Edwards has indicated they could remain in place through the month of May to give Louisiana an opportunity to “flatten the curve” of spreading coronavirus.

Ogletree Deakins will continue to monitor and report on developments with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic and will post updates in the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center as additional information becomes available. Critical information for employers is also available via the firm’s webinar programs.

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Kristyn L. Lambert New Orleans employment discrimination, retaliation, and wage-and-hour Lawyer Ogletree Deakins

Kristyn is an associate in the firm’s New Orleans office, where she represents employers in a variety of employment law matters, including employment discrimination, retaliation, and wage-and-hour matters.   Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins in 2019, Kristyn represented clients in a variety of litigation matters including class action, toxic tort, complex commercial litigation, and environmental litigation.

In 2015, Kristyn graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University College of Law where she was recognized as a William J. Crowe Scholar and as a member of the Order...

Mark N. Mallery Labor and Employment Attorney Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart New Orleans, LA

Mark Mallery is the Founding Shareholder of the firm’s office in New Orleans, where he has practiced labor and employment law for over thirty years.

A problem-solver for employers, Mark has acted as lead counsel on complex disputes, including Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims before the Office of Administrative Law Judges; pattern and practice and class based claims prosecuted by the EEOC; collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act; and class-based discrimination claims with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Civil Rights Center.  Mark has also litigated a variety of “intellectual property” issues, including disputes involving non-compete covenants, trade secrets, non-solicitation of customer and employee agreements, antitrust, confidentiality and proprietary obligations, fiduciary and loyalty duties, and the duty under the antitrust laws to refrain from “predatory hiring.”

On the traditional labor side, Mark has represented management in union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining, work stoppages and unfair labor practice charges.  As an advisor to employers, Mark has developed employment practices and systems, has written contracts and employment policies and has trained managers on their implementation.

Mark was the Editor-in-Chief of the treatise, Employment Termination – Rights & Remedies (BNA and ABA, 2nd Ed. Supp. 2003), and has authored many other published articles on employment law issues during his career.  He has spoken at dozens of national conferences on employment law issues, including the Georgetown Employment Law & Litigation Institute, the ABA Labor & Employment Law Section’s Annual CLE Conference, the ABA Annual Meeting, the Industrial Relations Research Association’s Annual Meeting, and the LIMRA/LOMA Compliance and Market Conduct Exchange.

Mark is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (inducted in 2009). He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America; Louisiana Super Lawyers; International Who’s Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers; Corporate Counsel, The Business Magazine for the Chief Legal Officer; Louisiana Life Magazine’s Top Attorneys in Louisiana; and New Orleans Magazine’s Louisiana’s Top Lawyers.