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Baker & Hostetler LLP

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Eric L. Barnum

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Baker & Hostetler LLP

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An experienced trial attorney, Eric L. Barnum practices in all areas of employment law and litigation. He has extensive experience in class, collective and multiparty complex civil litigation, as well as noncompete and trade secrets litigation, and administrative investigations and hearings. Eric regularly advises clients on issues of employee classification and wage payments under the Fair Labor Standards Act, disability and other leave issues under the ADA and FMLA. He provides creative and practical advice to help clients achieve business objectives. He is invested in his clients’ success, handling sophisticated matters and producing effective solutions.


United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Led by David Grant in Washington DC, the practice at Baker & Hostetler LLP is experienced in handling multiparty employment disputes, class actions and individual private-plaintiff actions. A team comprising New York-based Amy Traub, Houston's Dennis Duffy and Patrick Muldowney in Orlando defended Cost Containment Group in a class action enforcement lawsuit filed by the EEOC on behalf of a class of former employees accusing the company of religious discrimination. Melissa Siebert in Chicago obtained a favorable judgement for Southwest Airlines after plaintiffs alleged that Southwest violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The group also handles a variety of matters for McDonald's. Other recommended individuals are Eric Barnum in Atlanta, Joel Griswold, Kevin Shaughnessy and Joyce Ackerbaum Cox in Orlando, Edward Friedman and Drew Tipton in Houston, as well as the Los Angeles-based Margaret Rosenthal. M. Scott McIntyre in Cincinnati, Gregory Mersol and Martin Wymer in Cleveland, Jennifer Edwards in Columbus and Peter Fischer in Washington DC are also names to note. The Atlanta office was strengthen by the arrival of Jason D’Cruz, Brian Harris and Mark Zisholtz in April 2018 from Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Louis Cannon in Washington DC and Shareef Farag in Los Angeles made partner in January 2018.

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