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Karleen J. Green

Employment and labor Attorney at Baton Rouge, LA

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  • Licensed for 26 years
    State LA
    Acquired 1997
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Karleen Green has a blended labor and employment practice which concentrates on employee benefits and employment matters for both public and private employers, including compliance with federal and state employment laws as well as ERISA, HIPAA, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and COBRA. She represents clients in various industries, including construction, healthcare, public utilities, package and freight delivery, financial services, fueling, gaming, industrial equipment, insurance, real estate, food service, education, and state and local government. Ms. Green handles issues related to plan qualification under the Internal Revenue Code and compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and COBRA. She regularly counsels clients on administration of pension and welfare benefit plans and cafeteria plans as well as plan correction issues. Ms. Green also drafts benefit plans and various plan documents such as summary plan descriptions and plan amendments and reviews prototype plan documents and service agreements. She advises employers on nonqualified deferred compensation matters, employment agreements, and severance arrangements. She handles ERISA litigation involving issues of breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful denial of benefits. Ms. Green has spoken numerous times on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the impact on employer-provided group health coverage and counsels clients on compliance issues.

 

Ms. Green counsels employers on issues related to Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, and state laws related to discrimination and retaliation, wage payment, and noncompetition and defends clients in administrative proceedings and litigation asserting claims under these laws. She frequently counsels clients on the administration of employee benefits during leaves of absence under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the FMLA, and other federal and state laws. She regularly drafts and reviews employment policies and conducts training sessions on employment laws.

Location

Phelps Dunbar
II City Plaza
400 Convention Street, Suite 1100
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802-5615

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Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Louisiana State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1994

Associations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Chair
  • 2007 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Chair's Award
  • Federal Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • 2013
  • Forty Under 40
  • Baton Rouge Business Report
  • 2010

Publications

  • The Federal Lawyer
  • The Benefits of Changing Times: Health Plan Compliance in 2010
  • 2010
  • Federal Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter
  • HIPAA's Privacy Rule: A Potential Pitfall for Employers and Plan Sponsors
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Phelps Dunbar Baton Rouge Employment Law Breakfast Briefing
  • What Do Windsor and the Affordable Care Act Mean for Your Organization?
  • 2014
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association CLE Expo
  • The Affordable Care Act: Implementing Obamacare
  • 2014
  • LSU Executive Education Program
  • Navigating Social Media in the Workplace
  • 2013
  • Louisiana Municipal Association webinar
  • Facebook, Twitter, and the Workplace
  • 2013
  • Federal Bar Association Labor and Employment Bi-Annual Conference
  • ERISA Tips for Employment Practitioners
  • 2013
  • Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Trends in Labor and Employment Law: A Panel Discussion
  • 2013
  • Phelps Dunbar Baton Rouge Employment Law Breakfast Briefing
  • New Regulations under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
  • 2011
  • Phelps Dunbar Houston Employment Law Seminar
  • Extreme Makeover: Fundamentals of Health Care Reform
  • 2010
  • Phelps Dunbar Health Care Seminar
  • Fundamentals of Health Care Reform
  • 2010
  • Audio Workshop, Louisiana Business Group on Health
  • Patient Bill of Rights under the PPACA
  • 2010
  • Audio Workshop, Louisiana Business Group on Health
  • Explaining Health Care Reform: New Rules on Preventive Care
  • 2010
  • Phelps Dunbar Baton Rouge Employment Law Breakfast Briefing
  • Expansion of Employee Rights: ADAAA, GINA and USERRA
  • 2008
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Baton Rouge Employment and labor Lawyer Karleen J. Green
Karleen J. Green
Employment and labor Attorney
Baton Rouge, LA
Licensed for 26 years