Fisher Phillips Welcomes Anderson, Eighth Partner To New Orleans Office
NEW ORLEANS – Fisher Phillips announced Michelle Anderson will be named partner in the New Orleans office. Recently honored as a Rising Star by Louisiana Super Lawyers, Anderson represents employers in all aspects of employment law in both state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies. Anderson is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Florida.
After graduating from Loyola University New Orleans Law School in 2007, Anderson joined Fisher Phillips as a litigation associate. Anderson’s practice focuses on defending employers against claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, breaches of contract, violations of leave and disability laws, wage and hour violations, unfair labor practice charges, and workplace safety violations.
Anderson also enjoys a strong employer advice practice that includes: state and national employee handbooks, policies, procedures; human resource management and systems; supervisor training for employment and labor law compliance; multi-state employment applications, criminal background check compliance, and wage and hour audits.
Prior to attending law school, Anderson had a successful career in workforce development where she operated employment and training programs for a private non-profit corporation under government contracts, firm reps said. “Michelle’s background in executive management and workforce development has yielded practical knowledge and experience in addressing numerous workplace issues,” Fisher Phillips Regional Managing Partner Edward Harold said. “Her promotion to partner is well deserved and tells of her experience and skillset as an attorney. We are proud to have Michelle on our team.”
Anderson’s professional affiliations include the New Orleans chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, the American Bar Association and providing general labor and employment counsel to members of the Louisiana Restaurant Association. Anderson is also a member of the Krewe of Muses and is the President of the Kappa Delta Sorority New Orleans Alumnae Association.
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