Ms. Ward specializes in all areas of employment litigation, including claims of discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, and noncompetition matters. She has practiced in numerous federal and state courts and before arbitrator tribunals.
Ms. Ward also has significant appellate advocacy experience. She has regularly counseled clients regarding appellate procedure and represented clients before the Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits, as well as the Georgia and Alabama appellate courts. She has served as a judicial clerk in both state and federal court. Ms. Ward clerked for Judge Joel F. Dubina, Chief Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Justice Champ Lyons, Jr., Associate Justice, Alabama Supreme Court.
May 6, 2016
Oxford, Alabama, City Council Repeals Bathroom Ordinance Targeting Transgender Individuals
The Oxford, Alabama, City Council has repealed on May 4, 2016, an ordinance it passed a week previously that barred transgender people from using a bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. (See our article, Oxford, Alabama, City Council Adopts Ordinance Restricting Access to Bathroom Facilities Based on Biological Sex.)...
April 29, 2016
Oxford, Alabama, City Council Adopts Ordinance Restricting Access to Bathroom Facilities Based on Biological Sex
The City Council of Oxford, Alabama, has enacted an ordinance regulating the utilization of bathroom or changing facilities within the City of Oxford, Alabama, making it unlawful for a person to use a bathroom or changing facility within the jurisdiction of the City that does not correspond to the person’s biological sex. The...
Professional Associations and Activities
•Alabama State Bar
•American Bar Association