Mr. Matthew M. McCluer

Mr. Matthew M. McCluer: Attorney with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Matt's practice focuses on employment law with an emphasis on Title VII, EPA, ADEA, ADA and FLSA litigation, including individual suits as well as class and collective actions. He regularly assists clients with EEOC investigations and compliance, position letters, and drafting of employee handbooks, workplace policies, and non-soliciation/non-competition agreements. Matt also has experience in traditional labor relations and has defended employers in unfair labor practice proceedings before the NLRB.

Matt is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, where he serves as Vice-Chair of the Labor Relations and Employment Law Section.

Matt is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Louisiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Honors and Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.

Thomson Reuters/Super Lawyers Louisiana Rising Stars 2014-Present

Publications

•Reading the Fine Print: Emerging Views on the Successorship Doctrine and Mandatory Arbitration Provisions, 31 Miss. Coll. L. Rev. 85 (2012)
•DOL's Recent Guidance on the 'Economic Realities' Test and Effects on Independent Contractor Misclassification in the Energy Industry, Ogletree Deakins Insights (2015)
•The Why, What, When and How of DOL's New Proposed Overtime Regulations, The Job Description, (DRI Quarterly Publication (2015)
•Fifth Circuit Enforces Delegation Clause, Directs Arbitrator to Determine Whether FLSA Case Should Be Arbitrated, Ogletree Deakins Insights (2016)

Presentations

Preventing Discrimination and Retaliation Claims, Fourth Annual Labor & Employment Law Update for the Construction Industry, October 10, 2018
Understanding and Responding to Drug and Alcohol Use in the Workplace, LCIA Management Update Briefing, Baton Rouge, October 5, 2018
Are These Workers My Employees?, Management Update Briefing, New Orleans, September 12, 2018
Managing Employee Leaves of Absence, National Business Institute Seminar: Health Care Legislative Update, 2014
Essential Issues Affecting In-House Counsel and Corporate Attorneys - Developments in Whistleblower Protections, Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, 2015
Not Just Pay of Play: Pitfalls of Employer-Provided Healthcare Under the ACA's New Enforcement Provisions, LSBA Labor & Employment Seminar, 2016

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Labor & Employment
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504.584.5469  Phone
(504)330-0907  Cell Phone
504.584.5452  Fax
www.bswllp.com
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.A., Political Science, 2008
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011
Admission:
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court; Louisiana state; federal courts
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute: Member of Employment and Labor Law Seminar Steering Committee and Young Lawyers Executive Committee

Louisiana State Bar Association: Council member of Labor & Employment Section

American Bar Association: Co-Chair of Labor & Employment Trial Advocacy Competition

ISLN:
922378416

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (10 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.4/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 10/03/15 in Employment Law

    Matt is a bright, hard working attorney, committed to his clients and their legal needs.

    Matt is a bright, hard working attorney, committed to his clients and their legal needs. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 09/17/15 in Professional Liability Defense

    In my dealings with Matt as an opposing attorney, I always found him to have the utmost professionalism. Matt was also very knowledgeable on the subject matter that we dealt with. It would be a pleasure to work with Matt again.

    In my dealings with Matt as an opposing attorney, I always found him to have the utmost professionalism. Matt was also very knowledgeable on the subject matter that we dealt with. It would be a pleasure to work with Matt again. Read less

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