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SAVE THE DATE: October 19, 2023
Mississippi Claims Association
MS Defense Lawyers Association
Please join us on June 15 to discuss the effect of the NLRB’s decision in McLaren Macomb on including broad non-disparagement and/or confidentiality provisions in a settlement agreement. We will examine which employers and employees are subject to the NLRA, what constitutes a “protected concerted” activity, and how the GC’s March 22, 2023 guidance can help us guide our clients.
Katelyn is a member of the firm’s Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Employment & Labor practice groups. Her practice includes employee benefits litigation matters, general employment litigation and counseling on preventative strategies in employment matters, and defense of management in labor arbitrations. She has argued in front of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and various federal and state district courts. As second chair, Katelyn has tried three bench trials in state court as well as a federal court jury trial and a federal court ERISA class action trial. In addition to litigating ERISA-based claims, Katelyn is also involved in litigating general labor and employment law matters, including representing employers in Family and Medical Leave cases, discrimination claims relative to age, sex, disability, race, religion and sexual harassment, and handling EEOC and NLRB charges and other administrative complaints through the administrative and judicial process.
Please join the discussion regarding practical suggestions and information for litigators to use in their practice from client intake through appeal. This lunch and learn is aimed to provide meaningful help to issues regularly confronted in civil trial practice.
L. Clark Hicks, Jr. is the managing partner of Hicks Law Firm, PLLC, a civil litigation firm in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where his practice is focused on civil litigation defense. He is a graduate of Mississippi College where he earned his BA Degree in History, special distinction with highest honors. He received his JD, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law where he served as Research Editor on the Law Journal.
Please join us on August 24 for a discussion of the Mississippi Supreme Court’s opinion in Hillhouse v. Chris Cook Construction, LLC, which reversed a trial court’s order compelling arbitration on the basis that Mississippi’s Construction Arbitration Statutes could not be used to rewrite or reform an unenforceable arbitration agreement. We will hear from the attorney for the Appellants in Hillhouse and topics will include the limits on Mississippi’s “policy favoring arbitration,” how specific language used in a contract affects the application of the Construction Arbitration Statutes’ gap-filling provisions, and the impact of this decision on arbitration agreements in construction contracts and contract interpretation in general.
Davis House is an attorney with the Mississippi law firm, Anderson Crawley & Burke, PLLC. He is licensed to practice law in both Mississippi and Louisiana, and his practice includes general civil litigation matters with an emphasis on the areas of tort claim defense, construction defect and liability claims, business disputes, and insurance defense. Davis has also developed a deep knowledge of the law governing construction liens and payment actions. In addition to litigating cases in numerous state and federal courts, Davis has spearheaded several successful appeals and argued in front of the Mississippi Supreme Court.
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