New Orleans law firm Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee has announced the promotion of attorney Christine M. White—a Loyola University New Orleans School of Law alumnus and one of the firm’s brightest minds—to Director within the firm’s labor and employment practice.
Specializing in labor and employment law, White is an experienced advocate for employers, and has successfully defended clients in cases involving critical workplace issues on both the federal and state levels. She has successfully represented employers against claims of race, sex ,age, and disability discrimination, as well as breach of contract, wrongful termination, retaliation, defamation, harassment, and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims.
Additionally, White has experience defending federal and state law claims involving employee benefits, wages and family and medical leave issues. She has also successfully represented employers in disputes involving non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
Prior to joining Coats Rose, White served as a judicial law clerk to Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., former Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. She graduated cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, where she was a member of the Loyola Law Review and was a William L. Crowe Scholar. She is a member of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, as well as the Federal Bar Association and Louisiana State Bar Association.