M. Lenore Feeney

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Lenore Feeney is a partner and employment lawyer with Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips L.L.P. She received her law degree from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1988 and has practiced since then with the firm. She represents employers in a wide variety of human resources matters including preventative advice and counseling concerning compliance with state and federal employment laws such as Title VII, ADA, FMLA, GINA, ADEA, and NLRA and all aspects of employment litigation.

Ms. Feeney represents a number of state agencies in defending employment disciplinary decisions before the State Civil Service Commission, and she represents both private employers and state agencies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Louisiana Commission on Human Rights, and Department of Labor as well as state and federal court.

In addition to her 30 years of litigation experience, Ms. Feeney has also represented employers in arbitrations and mediations. She has experience drafting employee handbooks, employee evaluation documents, employment contracts and non-competition agreements, and she lectures on employment issues and conducts employee training.

Representative Experience:

•Serves as a referee in disciplinary matters for the State Police Commission
•Represents state agencies in state civil service appeals
•Represents public and private employers in EEOC proceedings
•Represents public and private employers in state and federal court employment lawsuits
•Represents a state university in civil service, EEOC and employment discrimination matters
•Obtained summary judgment and jury verdicts for employers
•Represented a major health insurance company in ERISA litigation

Community Service:

•Past chairman of the board of the Foundation for Historical Louisiana
•Past member of the board of Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center
•Past member of the board of LSU Hilltop Arboretum
•Past member of the board of Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS)
•Member EBRP Master Gardeners Association

Speaking Engagements/Seminars

• How to Win at Trial - Hint: Pre-Trial Prep is the Key, Panelist, CLE Seminar, Louisiana State Bar Association Midyear Meeting, January 17, 2019
• Social Media in the Workplace, Taylor Porter Labor and Employment Law Seminar, April 27, 2017

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Employment, Labor and Benefits
  • Education
  • Medicare Secondary Payer and MMSEA (Section 111) Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
225.381.0255  Phone
225.346.8049  Fax
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S., 1983
Law School Attended:
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
United States Federal Courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 1988, Louisiana; United States Supreme Court

Professional Memberships & Associations

Louisiana State Bar Association

Baton Rouge Bar Association

American Bar Association

Birth Information:
Crowley, Louisiana, August 4, 1961

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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