Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.: Lawyer with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.

Partner
Baton Rouge,  LA  U.S.A.
Phone225.381.8042

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  • Labor & Employment
     
    University Baylor University, B.B.A., 1986
     
    Law SchoolBaylor University School of Law, J.D., 1989
     
    Admitted1989, Texas; 1994, Louisiana; all State and Federal Courts in Louisiana and Texas; U.S. Supreme Court
     
    Memberships 

    Professional Associations

    Baton Rouge Bar Association

    Louisiana State Bar Association

    Texas State Bar Association

    American Bar Association

    Board of Directors of the Greater Baton Rouge Society of Human Resource Managers, Member and Legislative Director

    Counsel to the Louisiana and Community Technical College System

    Counsel to the Baton Rouge Sports Association and Board Member

    Counsel to the Baton Rouge Amateur Athletic Association.

    Represents numerous private employers in the construction, service, chemical, health care and sales industries.

     
    BornSt. Louis, Missouri, April 11, 1964
     
    Biography

    Mr. Stovall concentrates his practice in the areas of labor & employment law, corporate formation, business, corporate and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Stovall represents individuals, private employers and public entities. Mr. Stovall is a frequent speaker, author and trainer, primarily in the areas of labor & employment law.

    Honors and Awards

    Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana in the area of Labor & Employment in 2013, 2014

    Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014, 2015

    Publications

    “OSHA Regulations Expanded to Require Automobile Dealers to Maintain OSHA 300 Logs” 1/14/2015

    “A Couple Action Items for HR in 2015” 1/13/2015

    “IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases for 2015” 1/9/2015

    “U.S. Department of Justice Takes Position that Title VII Prohibits Gender Identity Discrimination” 1/08/2005

    “At Least 21 States Raise Their Minimum Wage in 2014” 1/2/2015

    “It's Official, The EEOC Doesn't Want Your Employees To Be Healthy” 8/29/2014

    “NLRB Encourages Employees to Also File Complaints with OSHA and Department of Labor” 8/18/2014

    “Department of Labor Issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise Definition of “Spouse” Under the FMLA” 6/20/2014

    “Bullying In The Workplace-Address It Now Or Pay Later” 4/16/14

    “Fifth Circuit Holds that Confidentiality Agreement Prohibiting Disclosure of “Financial” and “Personnel Information” Violates NLRA” 4/3/2014

    “Supreme Court Clarifies Employer Obligations to Pay for Time Spent Donning and Doffing Clothes” 2/07/2014

    “New OSHA Regulations Tracking Workplace Injuries” 1/14/2014

    “Exercise Caution When Granting Year-End Bonuses” 12/2/2013

    “When Is a Full House Worse Than Two of a Kind? When the NLRB Is Involved” 8/7/13

    “Contrary to Public Opinion, You Can Still Conduct Criminal Background Checks-With Caution” 6/10/2013

    “Department of Labor Issues New Regulations Regarding FMLA Military Leave” 3/6/2013

    “What to Do When Employees Don't Show Up...” 8/25/2012

    “EEOC Holds That Transgender Workers Are Protected by Title VII” 5/1/2012

    “Final ADAAA Regulations” 6/2/2011

    “2008 Legislature Expands Louisiana Noncompete Statute” 8/1/2008

    Contributing author to the Texas Young Lawyers Association's publication, Texas Lawyers Professional Ethics, 3rd Edition

     
    ISLN903372303
     

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    A Couple Action Items for HR in 2015
    Jerry L. Stovall, February 17, 2015
    As most HR professionals know, federal law does not facially include sexual orientation or trans-gender status as protected categories. And, while some states and cities have passed their own laws protecting these groups, leaving employers to comply with a patchwork of state and local laws...

    At Least 21 States Raise Their Minimum Wage in 2014
    Jerry L. Stovall, February 17, 2015
    In addition to a Federal Minimum Wage, many states also have their own minimum wage laws requiring employers to pay minimum wages higher than those mandated by federal law. In 2014 at least 21 states raised these minimum wages. Louisiana does not currently have a state minimum wage. However, if you...

    IRS Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases for 2015
    Jerry L. Stovall, February 17, 2015
    The IRS has increased the optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes for 2015.



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