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M. Rebecca Cooper

Associate   |   New Orleans

Drawing on her legal and life experience, strong communication skills, and deep understanding of the law, Rebecca represents and advises clients in a wide range of industries regarding employment and labor matters. Rebecca defends clients in litigation involving claims of race, sex, disability, age, and national origin discrimination, as well as retaliation and other matters.

On the pro-active front, Rebecca counsels employers on the best practices to stay compliant with the many laws and regulations governing the workplace, including the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), and wage-and-hour and other regulations.

Before earning a law degree at Duke University, Rebecca taught kindergarten and first grade at a charter school in New Orleans, and graduated from Yale University with a history degree. Rebecca is originally from Jefferson, Texas, deep in the heart of Northeast Texas, and is now proud to call New Orleans home.

When she’s not serving clients, Rebecca stays active in the Younger Lawyers Division of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. She also enjoys performance and visual art and is a season ticketholder for Broadway in New Orleans and is a Young Fellow with the New Orleans Museum of Art.

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