Maynard Cooper is pleased to welcome Anne Laurie McClurkin as a Shareholder in the Firm’s nationally recognized Labor & Employment Practice. Ms. McClurkin will practice from Maynard’s Mobile, AL office.
“We have been impressed with Anne Laurie’s employment practice for years,” said Walton Jackson, Managing Shareholder in the Mobile, AL office. “The skills and experience she brings are an integral piece of the strategic growth plan for the Mobile Market.”
Ms. McClurkin is a seasoned attorney advising employers concerning all areas of employment law with a proven record of defending her clients at both the trial and appellate levels.
“The addition of Anne Laurie and her deep background in employment law and litigation further solidify the firm’s nationally recognized Labor & Employment Practice,” said John Holmes, chair of Maynard’s Employment Practice. “We are excited to have Anne Laurie strengthen our practice in Mobile, and we look forward to working with her as we continue to grow Maynard’s employment offerings.”
Anne Laurie’s successes include winning a defense verdict for Mobile’s largest industrial employer in multiple race/gender discrimination cases tried by a jury, as well as winning summary judgment for the employer in an FLSA matter involving the alleged misclassification of a large group of exempt employees. Ms. McClurkin has received recognition from the Mid-South and Alabama Super Lawyers for multiple consecutive years as a rising star in employment litigation. She was selected to Mobile Bay Magazine’s Top 40 Under Forty and named as one of the Girl Scouts of America Southern Alabama’s Leading Ladies Honorees.
“I am excited to expand my practice and join the outstanding group at Maynard,” adds Anne Laurie. “I look forward to using my experience to continue serving clients both locally and nationally as they navigate complex employment challenges.”
The Firm’s Labor and Employment Law Practice is among the largest and most experienced in the Southeast and has earned the distinction for well over ten years as a leading Labor & Employment Practice by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Devoted exclusively to the representation of management in all aspects of labor and employment law, Maynard's Labor and Employment group currently consists of 20 lawyers who focus exclusively in this area, many of whom have been recognized as among the best in their profession by rankings including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Mid-South and Alabama Super Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation. In addition to the team of lawyers who concentrate their practice in this area of law, the Firm has many other skilled lawyers who are experienced in handling employment-related matters involving Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Immigration, and Healthcare issues, just to name a few.