- New Orleans
Tracy Kern is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Her practice covers the spectrum of employment litigation.
Tracy represents clients in myriad matters, including state and federal claims, and individual and class action suits. She has handled cases involving claims of race, age, disability, national origin, and sex discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, FMLA, FLSA, and noncompete/restrictive covenant issues. Her experience includes successfully litigating cases on a national basis in more than 35 jurisdictions.
Tracy also helps employers avoid employment litigation. This aspect of her practice includes regularly advising employers regarding proposed employment decisions, reviewing and drafting employment policies and handbooks, and conducting training sessions concerning sexual harassment and other employment matters. In addition, Tracy has drafted and defended numerous restrictive covenants, executive agreements, and independent contractor agreements.
Before joining Jones Walker, Tracy was a partner and co-chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Area at Frilot Partridge, L.C.