Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. • Kansas City, Missouri
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Park Central Plaza
4717 Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
Ms. Le Riche concentrates her practice in the areas of Labor and Employment Law. Her employment litigation experience includes defending employers against claims of race, gender, disability and age discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations before federal and state courts and various administrative agencies. Ms. Le Riche also has experience defending employers in collective and class action matters. Further, Ms. Le Riche has second-chair jury trial and arbitration experience and significant first-chair mediation experience.
Ms. Le Riche has successfully enforced restrictive covenants in state courts, and regularly drafts and counsels employers on enforcing such restrictive covenants. She has extensive experience counseling clients in litigation avoidance, negotiating and drafting severance agreements, conducting on-site workplace investigations, presenting training seminars and speaking to employers on avoiding workplace liability.
In addition, Ms. Le Riche has extensive experience structuring large scale reductions in force, and other actions involving the WARN Act, as well as employment issues involving mergers, acquisitions and the sale of businesses. Ms. Le Riche has represented employers in numerous diverse industries and in almost all states.
Activities, Awards, AcknowledgmentsAmerican Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Staff Member and Lead Articles Editor of the Journal of Dispute Resolution
- College: B.S., magna cum laude, with honors, University of Missouri, 1994
- Law School: J.D., University of Missouri, Columbia School of Law, 1997