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Baker Donelson Adds Two Shareholders to Louisiana Labor & Employment Group

Baker Donelson has added shareholders Jennifer L. Anderson and Christine M. White to the Firm's Labor and Employment Group.

Ms. Anderson joins the Firm as a shareholder and represents employers and management exclusively, focusing her practice on wage and hour compliance, arbitration and litigation. Licensed in Texas as well as Louisiana, she has represented employers in more than 200 Fair Labor Standards Act cases, including more than 50 class and/or collective actions. Ms. Anderson represents publicly traded and private companies across a variety of industries, with particular experience advising energy clients, including oil and gas drilling and production-related service companies. She also advises and defends employers in discrimination, harassment and other employment related claims. Ms. Anderson has been recognized in Chambers USA in the area of Labor & Employment since 2007, in Louisiana Super Lawyers since 2009, and she was recently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®.

Ms. White joins the Firm's New Orleans office and brings more than 15 years of experience defending employers against discrimination claims, wage and hour matters and advising employers on various employment issues, and other litigation. She has broad litigation experience and has successfully defended clients in cases involving critical workplace issues at the federal and state levels. Ms. White focuses a large portion of her practice on wage and hour compliance and litigation and has represented employers in the energy industry in numerous individual, mass plaintiff, and collective actions in addition to handling United States Department of Labor audits and investigations for companies. Ms. White has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and in Louisiana Super Lawyers since 2013. She is a member of the New Orleans, Louisiana State and Texas State Bar Associations.

"Jennifer and Christine are both exceptional practitioners in the industry with vast experience in employment litigation and in compliance and litigation related to wage and hour issues," said Jenna M. Bedsole, chair of Baker Donelson's Labor & Employment Group. "Our Firm and our group continue to be committed to smart growth and we are confident that their addition to our Louisiana offices will enhance the services we are able to provide to our clients."

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