_Gerald J. Huffman, Jr.
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Labor and Employment; Environmental Litigation; Toxic Tort Defense; Environmental Regulation; Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material; Oil and Gas Law
Admitted: 1979, Texas; 1981, Louisiana; U.S. States District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; Washington (Pro Hac Vice), Oregon (Pro Hac Vice), California (Pro Hac Vice), Kansas (Pro Hac Vice), Missouri (Pro Hac Vice), Illinois (Pro Hac Vice), Indiana
(Pro Hac Vice), Florida (Pro Hac Vice), Georgia (Pro Hac Vice), Virginia (Pro Hac Vice), Maryland (Pro Hac Vice), Pennsylvania (Pro Hac Vice), Massachusetts (Pro Hac Vice) and New Hampshire (Pro Hac Vice)
Law School: University of Houston, J.D.
Member: Louisiana State Bar Association (Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1999-2000); State Bar of Texas (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section); Management Labor and Employment Roundtable
(Board of Directors, 2000); American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section, Equal Employment Opportunity Committee.
Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Articles Editor, Houston Law Review, 1978-1979. Author: "The New Louisiana Employment Laws: What Hath the Legislature Wrought," 58 La.L.Rev. 1033 (1998); Co-Author: "Legal and Practical Aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Non-Union Companies," 6 Labor Lawyer 1 (1990). Authored Revisions to Louisiana's Employment Discrimination Law Enacted by Legislature in 2000. Speaker: Employment Law in the Next Millennium, sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association, "Playing By the Rules, Ethical Issues in Employment Litigation," 2000; Lorman Business Systems, "Effective Use of Performance Evaluations," 2001; Lorman Business Systems, "Current Developments under the Family Medical Leave Act," 2001; Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, "Pre-Employment Screening after 9/11/01," 2002; Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, "Backlash Discrimination: Avoiding Religious Discrimination in the Workplace," 2002; Harvey Canal Industrial Association Seminar, "Top Ten Reasons Employers Get Sued: Could You Be Next," 2003; Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, "After-Acquired Evidence: What's Left After Nashville Banner," 2003; Lorman Business Systems, "Employment Law from A to Z," 2004; Lorman Business Systems, "Employee Discharge and Documentation in Louisiana," 2004; Louisiana State Bar Association Labor Law Section Seminar, Co-Sponsored by the LSU School of Law, "Desert Palace v. Costa: Impact from the Defense Perspective," 2004; LSU Annual Developments Seminar, "Developments in Louisiana Labor and Employment Law".
Born: St. Louis, Missouri, August 5, 1955
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