Sunny Mayhall Mayhall

Sunny Mayhall Mayhall: Attorney with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. AV stamp icon

Biography

Sunny Mayhall is an associate in the Baton Rouge office. She practices in the areas of employment and traditional labor law as well as corporate law and commercial litigation. She has experience with strategic and enterprise legal issues affecting ongoing businesses and is knowledgeable in employee relations and labor issues, corporate governance, insurance regulatory matters, business transactions, litigation strategy, and administrative procedures.

Sunny has an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Her peers describe her as “a dynamic lawyer that brings added value to any case she works on” and as having a “grasp of legal issues and... [an] ability, through tenacious research, to render correct and impressive opinions.”

Sunny received her Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2011. A member of Moot Court and the St. Thomas More Inn of Court, she earned the Law Excellence Award for the highest grade in U.C.C. Article 9 Secured Transactions and was research assistant to Professor David R. Normann.

Honors and Awards

Boys and Girls Club Great Futures Gala Honoree, Class of 2017

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.

Publications

•“Minimizing Risk in the New Sexual Harassment Environment ” October 2018
•“Insurance Persons Convicted of a Felony - Treatment In Louisiana ” Federation of Regulatory Counsel Alert, October 2018
•“Using Social Media In The Hiring Process ” August 2018
•“The Evolving Question of Sexual Harassment ” January 2018
•“Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act ” December 2015
•“Recent SCOTUS Ruling Adds New Discrimination Claim under Fair Housing Act ” July 2015
•“Contrary to Public Opinion, You Can Still Conduct Criminal Background Checks-With Caution ” June 2013

Presentations

Navigating the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fourth Annual Labor & Employment Law Update for the Construction Industry, October 2018
Minimizing Risk in the “New” Sexual Harassment Environment, Louisiana Chemical Industry Association, Management Update Briefing, October 2018
Legal Issues in Recruiting and Hiring, National Business Institute Human Resource Law from A to Z, August 2018
Labor and Employment Law Hot Topics for 2017, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, Baton Rouge Chapter, Business & Industry Day, December 2017
Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks, National Business Institute Employment Law: 2017 Comprehensive Guide, November 2017
Louisiana Labor Lagniappe, Management Update Briefing, Baton Rouge, November 2017
Louisiana Labor Lagniappe, Third Annual Labor & Employment Law Update for the Construction Industry, October 2017
Social Media & Privacy for Employers, Second Annual Update on Labor & Employment Law for the Construction Industry, October 2016
Louisiana's Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act, National Association of Insurance Commissioners Spring 2016 National Meeting Issues Forum, April 2016
Legislative Topics Affecting the Insurance Industry, Louisiana Insurers Conference Compliance Seminar, 2014, 2015, and 2016
Fiduciary Responsibilities and Board Services, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Pelican Chapter, Annual Sponsorship Program, December 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017
Hodges v. Reasonover and Arbitration Clauses in Attorney-Client Agreements, Terrebonne Parish Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, November 2014
Legislative Update, Louisiana Insurers Conference Compliance Seminar, July 2014
Corporate Governance, Louisiana’s Insurers Conference 69th Annual Convention, November 2012

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • International
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Long-term Care and Senior Living
  • Bankruptcy and Strategic Planning, Restructuring & Collections

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
225.381.8049  Phone
225.387.5397  Fax
www.bswllp.com/sunny-mayhall-west
Mailing Address:
PO Box 3197, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
University Attended:
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2011; Louisiana State University, B.A., Mass Communication: Political Communication, 2008
Year of First Admission:
2011
Admission:
2013, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana; 2016, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 2017, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 2017, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; 2011, Louisiana
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Member, Louisiana State Bar Association

Member, Baton Rouge Bar Association

Member, Baton Rouge Area Chamber Legislative Committee

Member, Companion Animal Alliance Fur Ball Gala Committee

Member, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Board of Trustees

Board of Directors, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

ISLN:
922385049

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (27 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 05/20/16 in Commercial Litigation

    Sunny is a great young lawyer who always acts with the utmost professionalism. She has an extensive knowledge of the law and works very hard for her clients.

    Sunny is a great young lawyer who always acts with the utmost professionalism. She has an extensive knowledge of the law and works very hard for her clients. Read less

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  • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 05/12/16 in Commercial Litigation

    In my interactions with Sunny, I was extremely impressed by her communication skills and also by her legal knowledge. If I could have rated her higher in those categories, I would have.

    In my interactions with Sunny, I was extremely impressed by her communication skills and also by her legal knowledge. If I could have rated her higher in those categories, I would have. Read less

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