Kelsey E. Stegall advises and defends employers in a variety of labor and employment matters including:
- Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, including under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the Equal Pay Act, and the FMLA
- Breach of contract and trade secrets litigation under federal and state law, including the enforcement and defense of noncompete, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure covenants
- Multidistrict litigations in federal and state court regarding complex contract disputes, business torts, and unfair competition
- Class action defense, including in wage and hour litigation, and background check litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Kelsey diligently represents her clients in litigation. Examples of her litigation experience include:
- Ninth Circuit full victory in favor of a national grocery chain regarding alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
- Motion to dismiss win where the court fully granted the motion to dismiss and closed the case in favor of a national construction client
- Preliminary injunction win and favorable settlement for a large gaming developer in a noncompete agreement case
- Preliminary injunction win for an insurance company in a noncompete agreement case
- Various discovery dispute victories where attorneys’ fees are awarded in the clients’ favor
- Advantageous settlements in the employers’ favor as a result of aggressive litigation
Kelsey has successfully represented employers before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the Nevada Supreme Court, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the Department of Labor, and the Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner.
Kelsey also proactively assists employers with reviewing and drafting their employment contracts, handbooks, and policies, including providing clients advice on noncompete agreement content and enforceability. She has additionally advised clients on a broad range of employment issues, including investigations, discipline and termination, and disability accommodation requests. Kelsey actively participates in providing presentations and writing articles on developing employment law issues and trends in order to keep her clients apprised of these novel topics.
Prior to joining Littler, Kelsey clerked for two years in federal court for the Hon. Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. In law school, Kelsey served as vice president of UNLV’s exclusive moot court team, the Society of Advocates, and as notes editor of the Gaming Law Journal.