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Salomon Laguerre

Associate

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 881-5439
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Salomon Laguerre is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office. Mr. Laguerre represents many of the nation’s leading companies in employment related matters in both state and federal courts. His practice includes counseling and representing clients on a wide range of employment issues including discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination, as well as disputes arising out of non-compete agreements. Mr. Laguerre represents clients in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and regularly handles employment-related transactional matters including drafting and analyzing employment agreements, separation agreements, and company policies.

After completing law school, Mr. Laguerre served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Mary S. Scriven in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. As a judicial law clerk, he managed a high-volume civil and criminal docket, drafted orders, advised the judge on legal issues and assisted the judge during hearings, trials and other proceedings. Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Laguerre worked as a Labor & Employment associate at another international law firm.

An immigrant himself, Mr. Laguerre has a strong interest in providing services pro bono to the less fortunate, particularly to immigrants who need help navigating the complex legal system here in the United States. He previously handled a case in which he sought legal status and other social services in Florida for an undocumented, unaccompanied minor child who arrived in the U.S. at the age of 16 from El Salvador.

Mr. Laguerre is fluent in Haitian Creole and is conversational in French.

Salomon Laguerre is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Atlanta office. Mr. Laguerre represents many of the nation’s leading companies in employment related matters in both state and federal courts. His practice includes counseling and representing clients on a wide range of employment issues including discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination, as well as disputes arising out of non-compete agreements. Mr. Laguerre represents clients in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and regularly handles employment-related transactional matters including drafting and analyzing employment agreements, separation agreements, and company policies.

After completing law school, Mr. Laguerre served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Mary S. Scriven in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. As a judicial law clerk, he managed a high-volume civil and criminal docket, drafted orders, advised the judge on legal issues and assisted the judge during hearings, trials and other proceedings. Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Laguerre worked as a Labor & Employment associate at another international law firm.

An immigrant himself, Mr. Laguerre has a strong interest in providing services pro bono to the less fortunate, particularly to immigrants who need help navigating the complex legal system here in the United States. He previously handled a case in which he sought legal status and other social services in Florida for an undocumented, unaccompanied minor child who arrived in the U.S. at the age of 16 from El Salvador.

Mr. Laguerre is fluent in Haitian Creole and is conversational in French.

Education

  • J.D., Florida State University College of Law, magna cum laude (2011)

  • B.A., University of South Florida, cum laude (2008)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Florida

Courts

  • United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida

Presentations

  • “Employee Leave Under FMLA, ADA and Workers' Comp: Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting Leave Laws,” Webinar, Strafford (March 23, 2017)
  • “Recent Developments in State and Federal Employment Law,” National Business Institute’s Advanced Employment Law Seminar (November 11, 2016)
  • “Conflict of Laws in Labor Relations,” Atlanta, GA (March 2016)

Publications

  • “Shorter May Be Better: Adapting To The EEOC’s New Position Statement Procedures,” Employment Law Spotlight (March 2016)
  • Judicial Profile, “Honorable Mary S. Scriven,” The Federal Lawyer, Vol. 62, Issue 2 (March 2015)
  • “’Spacious Accommodations’: Supreme Court Breaks New Ground In Pregnancy Discrimination Case,”  Employment Law Spotlight (March 2015)