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Babineaux, Poché, Anthony & Slavich, L.L.C.

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Babineaux, Poché, Anthony & Slavich, L.L.C.
1201 Camellia Blvd, Third Floor
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

Phone: (337) 984-2505
Fax: (337) 984-2503

Firm Size:

6 Lawyers

Primary Contact:

Joel P. Babineaux

Attorneys Admitted to Practice In:


Firm Description

Our experienced legal professionalds serve local, statewide, regional and national clients in both public and private sectors and in all aspects of business and commercial legal matters, including counseling, advice and litigation representation.  While the firm maintains a broad business and commercial law practice, it focuses on representing companies and management in employment and labor law matters.  The firm’s Managing Party is a Board Certified Employment Law Specialist as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.  The firm is involved in advice and litigation representation in all aspects of employment law.  We offer our clients practical business solutions responsive to their legal needs.  Babineaux, Poché, Anthony & Slavich, LLC is active in many bar and professional organizations and is a proud supporter of many local civic and charitable events, activities and organizations.

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Firm Representatives

Joel P. Babineaux is a Board Certified Employment Law Specialist as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.  Joel's practice focuses on employment, labor and benefits law.  Joel also maintains a business law and commercial litigation practice.  Joel's employment law practice includes advice and litigation representation of employers and management in all aspects of employment law and employment practices.  This includes advice and litigation representation in the following areas: Title VII Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the ADEA, USERRA, ERISA, COBRA, Fair Labor Standards Act, WARN Act, Trade Secrets, Unfair Trade Practices, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Restrictive Covenants, Employee Handbooks and Employment Practices Liability Insurance.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • Class, collective and representative actions (defense of)
  • EEOC/EEO investigations
  • FMLA
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Class actions
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Supervisor and harassment/violence training
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour audits
  • WARN Act/Plant closings/RIF Planning
  • Labor Unions/Labor Relations
  • Supervisor training
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Trade secrets and non-compete agreements
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Pension, benefit and bonus provisions
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Defamation
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • OSHA inspection and compliance (US)
  • Employee Benefits and Compensation
  • Employee benefits
  • Executive compensation
  • Pay equity
  • Workplace Privacy
  • Human Rights
  • Workers Compensation
  • Immigration