Minia E. Bremenstul is an associate in Jones Walker LLP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group in the New Orleans office. She has experience with federal and state law employment litigation and arbitration, including cases brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and similar state and local laws governing employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Ms. Bremenstul’s practice also includes wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws, including the defense of employers in collective and class actions. She also defends employers and management in breach of contract disputes and employment-related tort claims.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bremenstul was a law clerk to the Honorable Susie Morgan in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Ms. Bremenstul graduated from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, where she received her juris doctor degree and Diploma in Comparative Law, summa cum laude. While in law school, she served as Executive Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and received the CALI award for highest grade in legal research and writing I and II, employment discrimination, torts, and immigration law. Ms. Bremenstul earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 from the University of Virginia.
|LA||Eligible to practice law||2014||12/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Summa Cum Laude||Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center||2014|
|Member||Order of the Coif||2014|
|Best Student Comment or Casenote||Vinson & Elkins||2013|
|Labor & Employment Associate||Proskauer Rose||2015 - Present|
|Law Clerk to the Honorable Susie Morgan||U.S District Court For The Eastern District Of Louisiana||2014 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Orleans Bar Association||Labor & Employment Committee Member||2016 - Present|
|Proskauer's Law and the Workplace Blog||Fifth Circuit Instructs that, When Raised, Arbitrability is a Gateway Issue that Must Be Considered Prior to Conditional Certification in FLSA Collective Actions||2016|
|Proskauer's Law and the Workplace Blog||Eleventh Circuit Holds the ADA Does Not Mandate Reassignment Without Competition or Preferential Treatment||2016|
|Proskauer's Law and the Workplace Blog||Fifth Circuit Joins Sister Circuits in Holding That Employees May Recover Emotional Distress Damages in FLSA Retaliation Suits||2016|
|Louisiana Law Review||Victims in Life, Victims in Death—Keeping Burial Rights Out of the Hands of Slayers||2013|
|Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center||J.D./D.C.L.||2014|