Rebecca Sha, an associate in the New Orleans office, practices in the area of Labor & Employment. She focuses on wage and hour disputes as well as defense of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims for age, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, and other protected categories.
As part of her practice, she represents public and private clients in a wide array of industries including hospitality, oil and gas, education, and health care. She also counsels management on general employment matters including employment policies, drug-testing, termination, leave policy, accommodations, waivers and releases of employment claims, as well as the classification of employees for the payment of minimum wage and overtime.
Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Rebecca worked for a New Orleans law firm in commercial general litigation including defending and advising clients in labor and employment disputes. During law school, she interned for the Honorable Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana as well as clerked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).