Our New Orleans office opened in 1974, the year of the firm’s founding. Located in Pan American Life Center, the office is located in the heart of the central business district within short walking distance of federal and state government buildings and courts. Attorneys in this office provide legal and business counsel in practices areas including banking, class action defense, commercial litigation, consumer financial services, healthcare, insurance defense, labor and employment, products liability, public finance, and real estate.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey’s Women Attorneys Celebrate the Repeal of Louisiana’s “Pink Tax”
June 17, 2021
On June 10, 2021, Louisiana’s Speaker of the House enrolled and signed House Bill 7 to be sent to the governor for executive approval. House Bill 7 eliminated what has come to be known as the “Pink Tax.” Currently, groceries and prescriptions in Louisiana are not taxed, while diapers (child and adult) and feminine hygiene products are, creating an imbalance in taxes on necessities for women. In 2019, it was estimated that the state receives about $10 million dollars from the current tax of diapers and feminine hygiene products.
AlertEye on the Session, Pt. 2: Labor and Employment Summary of Louisiana’s 2021 Legislation
June 16, 2021
On May 11, 2021, we reported on a number of bills which were pending before the Louisiana legislature which, if signed into law, would have had a direct impact on employers. With the exception of one, the labor and employment bills had difficulty gaining traction this session.
Attorney PresentationManaging repossessions and consumer bankruptcy in wake of Chicago v. Fulton
June 11, 2021
Member Rudy Cerone (New Orleans) participated in a webinar through Auto Finance News, discussing the implications on repossessions in the bankruptcy context given the recent Supreme Court decision in Chicago v. Fulton.
EventBring Your Own Policy (BYOP): HR Post-COVID
June 24 & 25, 2021
McGlinchey's Labor and Employment Law team is excited to be back in person for a BYOP breakfast! Bring your handbook or specific policies and our attorneys will help determine whether your policies are up-to-date, identify issues, and discuss your most pressing employment law concerns.
AlertEEOC Guidance: Employers May Incentivize Covid Vaccination
June 3, 2021
On May 28, 2021, the EEOC issued new guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace entitled “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and other EEO laws.” Among the salient topics considered, the EEOC confirmed that documentation regarding an employee’s test status and related health information is confidential medical information.
McGlinchey in the NewsMcGlinchey Adds Labor And Employment Vet In New Orleans
June 2, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC added a labor and employment attorney with over two decades of experience in business litigation as a New Orleans-based member, the firm announced.
McGlinchey in the NewsRaising the Bar for Legal Industry’s Response to Mental Health Crisis
May 31, 2021
McGlinchey’s Wellness Works program was profiled in Best Lawyers‘ “All Rise” newsletter on Monday, May 31, 2021. “Wellness Works was really born out of the work we were doing prior to and at the beginning of the pandemic,” said Christine Lipsey, firm general counsel and chair of the Wellness Works committee. “Wellness Works is ourMore
PodcastsPodcast: Cryptocurrency – Wild West or Wall Street?
May 27, 2021
Every day, the mainstream media and social media are filled with references to cryptocurrency. Depending on who you ask, it's either simply the next way to spend your money, or it's a haven for criminal activity.
McGlinchey News ReleaseEight McGlinchey Practices, 17 Attorneys honored in Chambers USA 2021
May 20, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that 17 attorneys and eight practice areas have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey Bolsters Labor and Employment Capabilities With Hire of Christine Tenley
May 20, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to welcome skilled litigator Christine Tenley as a Member (Partner) in the firm's Labor and Employment group. She will be working from the firm’s New Orleans office with practices also in Alabama and Georgia.