Employment Law

Since 1875 | Northeast Louisiana’s Oldest and Largest Law Firm

Representing Louisiana Companies Effectively

From small businesses to multi-national corporations, Hudson, Potts & Bernstein’s employment attorneys are well versed in all areas of employment law.

Trust Our Legal Team to Help Develop Policies

It’s very important to have policies and systems in place to ensure compliance with employment law, employee education, and training. You should have clear policies for:

  • Hiring
  • Promotions
  • Pay increases
  • Discipline
  • Employment record
  • Termination
Our team is experienced in drafting employee handbooks and policies that are designed to proactively prevent disputes and liability before they arise.

Helping You With Employment Contracts

Depend on Hudson, Potts & Bernstein, LLP to help you with drafting, review, and negotiation of the following types of employment contracts:

  • Complex severance agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Labor agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements


Defending Your Company Against an Employee Claim

HPB’s attorneys are skilled at defending employers against a fully array of employee claims, including:

  • Affirmative action
  • Disabilities
  • Discrimination
  • Employee benefits
  • Family and medical leave
  • Harassment
  • Health and safety violations
  • Independent contractor classification
  • Overtime claims
  • Retaliation
  • Wage claims
  • Whistleblowing
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Wrongful termination

Federal and State Employment Law Representation

From discrimination and contract claims to safety violations and injuries, our HPB has the resources and knowledge necessary to successfully represent your business. Examples include:

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employer’s Liability Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

Schedule A Consultation


Schedule a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys by calling 318-388-44