Jennifer Aaron Hataway

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General Information

JENNIFER AARON HATAWAY is a shareholder and member of our Labor and Employment law section. Jennifer joined the firm in 1999 and represents management clients in connection with a broad range of employment law issues, including the preparation of employee handbooks and policies and procedures. Jennifer provides counsel to employers to minimize exposure to litigation and assure compliance with applicable employment laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the WARN Act, and other federal and state provisions. Jennifer has defended employers in wage disputes, civil rights and other employment-related litigation and administrative proceedings.

Jennifer's practice also includes advising a variety of public and private companies and executives on compensation programs, employment and change of control agreements, and deferred compensation programs.

Jennifer is a frequent speaker at seminars concerning a wide variety of employment law issues.

Practice Areas

Education & Honors

Jennifer received her B.A. degree from Louisiana State University in 1996 and her J.D. degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1999. She is an associate of the Louisiana Law Review, a member of the Louisiana Chapter of the Order of the Coif and was inducted into the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame. Jennifer holds the designation of "Senior Professional in Human Resources" from the Human Resources Certification Institute.

Bar & Court Admissions

Jennifer is an active member of the Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State and American Bar Associations. She is the Past President of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Select Publications

Takin' Care of Business and Working Overtime: U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule Raising the Overtime Threshold, KSWB weblog, August 31, 2015.

Non-Compete Provisions Remain Enforceable Against Physicians in Louisiana, KSWB weblog, April 8, 2015.

New Privacy Protection for Louisiana Employees: The Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act, Effective August 1, 2014, KSWB weblog, August 16, 2014.

Fifth Circuit Permits Retaliatory Discipline Claim to Proceed Despite Upholding Dismissal of Wrongful Termination Claim, KSWB weblog, August 11, 2014.

Professional Activities

Member, Board of Trustees, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Ranked AV«*

*AV« and BV« DistinguishedÖ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.