Jennifer F. Kogos

Jennifer F. Kogos


Jones Walker LLP

Recognized since 2021

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Employment Law - Management
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Employment Law - Management
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Jennifer Kogos is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. She advises and defends employers in a broad range of compliance matters and employment disputes. A trusted advisor and dependable advocate, Jennifer focuses on litigation, counsel, and training for large employers in the healthcare, retail, and energy industries. She has particular experience defending Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions and litigating a broad range of employment claims, including sexual and other workplace harassment, all forms of discrimination, and wage-and-hour laws. Jennifer defends employers in litigation under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and their state law counterparts. In addition to her experience before federal and state courts, she represents employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and its state law counterparts. Jennifer’s practice also includes drafting and negotiating employment, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements and providing engaging and timely training programs to address new and reoccurring challenges in the workplace. Jennifer is an experienced speaker on topics dealing with workplace harassment, employee leave laws, and disability accommodations. She also edits Louisiana’s portion of the annual publication, 50 Employment Laws in 50 States.

Location

  • 201 Saint Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70170-5100

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans , JD, graduated 1998
  • Louisiana State University, BA , graduated 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, LA

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Section on Labor and Employment Law - Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member
  • New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute - Class of 2021

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Jones Walker LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

139 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Employment Law - Management

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Employment Law - Management, New Orleans (2023)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Awards:

  • Benchmark Litigation, Labor and Employment Star

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