Laura Beth Staley: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Laura Beth Staley

St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing & Transportation
  • Labor & Management Relations
  • Manufacturing
  • Labor & Employment
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.345.6243
Fax: 314.480.1505
University University of Missouri - Columbia, B.A., Psychology, with honors, 1999
Law SchoolUniversity of Missouri - Columbia School of Law, J.D., 2002
Admitted2002, Missouri; 2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 2008, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2010, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Professional Associations and Memberships
•The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Labor and Employment Committee
•The Missouri Bar, Labor and Employment Committee


Laura represents clients in a variety of labor and employment matters in judicial and administrative proceedings as a member of the Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team. She has prevailed in cases before federal district and appeals courts for employers in various facets of employment law, including cases arising under Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and has obtained summary judgment for clients on claims of employment discrimination.

She also has achieved favorable results for employers in actions before the:
•National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), including unfair labor practice charges and representation petitions.
•Division of Employment Security (DES) and Department of Labor (DOL).
In addition, Laura has obtained favorable resolutions in administrative cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR), the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) and various administrative agencies across the U.S.

She regularly counsels clients on employment-related matters, including drafting personnel policies, employment contracts, severance agreements and employee handbooks, and advises employers concerning regulatory issues, including wage and hour and plant closing laws. She also routinely conducts training for human resources professionals and company management related to harassment, discrimination and various other employment issues.

Awards and Recognitions
•Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Rising Star, 2014

Business Insights

Business Insights
10.15.14 Fall Labor and Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
5.15.14 Corporate Counsel CLE, Anatomy of the Target Data Breach, and Lessons Learned
Seminar St. Louis, MO
5.08.14 Labor and Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
5.09.13 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
10.10.12 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
5.24.12 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
10.05.11 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
5.12.11 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO
1.01.11 The Developing Labor Law, Chapter 7
10.07.10 Labor & Employment Seminar
Seminar St. Louis, MO

In The News
10.24.14 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014 Names 83 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; Six Receive Top Honors
News Release
1.03.13 Husch Blackwell Names 12 Attorneys to Partnership, Effective January 1, 2013
Real Estate, Development & Construction Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
3.03.08 Melanie P. Rheinecker and Laura B. Staley Join Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP
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#702 in weekly profile views out of 9,504 lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri
#104,626 in weekly profile views out of 1,711,087 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Laura Beth Staley

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441


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