Kathryn B. Blakey represents employers, executives, and management in the field of employment law and handles litigation matters ranging from complex wage and hour class actions to wrongful termination matters. She handles all aspects of employee compensation, including:
- Minimum wage
- Independent contractor issues
- Employee incentive plans and policies
- Employment agreements
- Other wage and hour matters
She also advises and represents clients in wrongful termination and discrimination matters and other various employment topics involving:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
- Non-compete issues
- Leaves of absence
- Harassment and discrimination
- Performance issues
Kathryn appears in state and federal courts and before the Department of Labor (DOL), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, and the Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner.
Prior to joining Littler, Kathryn clerked for the Hon. Nancy J. Koppe and the Hon. Robert J. Johnston of the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada. During law school, she served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Kent J. Dawson as well as the Hon. Robert J. Johnston at the same district court. Additionally, during law school she served as the director-in-chief of the Emory Moot Court Society and vice-president of the Legal Association of Women Students.
*Not licensed to practice law in Texas.