David Whitaker Named to 2018 Leadership in Law Awards List

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that David M. Whitaker, a partner in the New Orleans office, has been selected by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine as a recipient of its 2018 Leadership in Law award.  The annual award honors the Top 50 lawyers in the Greater New Orleans area based on their legal acumen, professional achievements, and community contributions.

About David Whitaker
David practices in the labor and employment law group. He concentrates his practice in the defense of employment discrimination and other employment-related claims, advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, drafting non-compete and other employment-related agreements and policies and obtaining work visas permitting employers to utilize skilled foreign workers in the United States. He also advises and counsels employers regarding OSHA compliance and workplace safety issues. David is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Labor and Employment for 2018.

David earned his B.S. from the University of New Orleans in 1988 He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 1991 and graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif.

About Kean Miller
Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with and an overarching commitment to serve clients, and a commitment to serve the communities in which we work and live.  Today, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever - from the people we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.  With more than 150 attorneys in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, and Houston, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in Louisiana, and the largest in the Capital Region. The firm serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the Bayou State. We have particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth.

For more information, contact Steve Boutwell at 225.389.3736, or steve.boutwell@keanmiller.com