Brooke C. Bahlinger

Associate

Overview

Brooke C. Bahlinger is a litigation associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is also a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.

Brooke represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment matters, including trial strategy, pleadings and motion practice, discovery, mediation, settlement, trial, and appeal. Brooke also has experience litigating and presenting complex matters to government agencies, including the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB.

Publications

  • Author, “CROWN Acts Prohibit Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles,” Foley’s Employment Law Update, (July 13, 2020)
  • Co-author, “A Shield for Employers: State COVID-19 Indemnity Laws,” Foley’s Coronavirus Resource Center: Back to Business (June 22, 2020)
  • Author, “Is Twitter Trending? The Company Decides on Permanent Remote Work,” Foley’s Labor & Employment Law Perspectives (May 18, 2020)
  • Co-author, “The Unemployment Benefit as Defined by the CARES Act,” Foley’s Coronavirus Resource Center (April 7, 2020)
  • Author, "Overcoming the Surge: How Clark v. City of Seattle Highlights the Conflicts Between Federal, State, and Local Labor Laws," Louisiana Law Review, 79 La. L. Rev. (2019)

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (J.D., 2019)
    • Executive Senior Editor, Louisiana Law Review (2018-2019)
    • Junior Associate, Louisiana Law Review (2017-2018)
    • Tullis Internal Moot Court Competition
    • ABA External Client Counseling Competition
    • Paul M. Hebert Scholar (Fall 2016)
    • Chancellor’s Scholar (Spring 2017)
  • Centenary College of Louisiana (B.A, summa cum laude, 2015) History and Political Science
    • Dean’s List (2011-2015)
    • Zeta Tau Alpha
      • President (2014)
      • Vice President (2013)
      • Zeta Tau Alpha Louisiana Zeta Lady Award, awarded to one person in Louisiana (2014)
      • Zeta Tau Alpha National Scholarship Recipient (2014)
    • Alpha Chi Honor Society (2014)
    • Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society (2014)
    • Recipient, Weems, Schimpf, Gilsoul, Haines, Landry & Carmouche Pre-Law Award (2014)
    • Recipient, Centenary College of Louisiana Political Science Excellence Award (2015)
    • Recipient, Centenary College of Louisiana Historical Research Award (2015)

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2020 Leadership Class
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Mentoring Circles

Community Service

  • Great Results Equine Assisted Therapy (2014)
  • Special Olympics Field Day (2012)

Admissions

  • Texas
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Texas

Capabilities

Insights

CROWN Acts Prohibit Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles
13 July 2020
Labor & Employment Law Perspectives
A Shield for Employers: State COVID-19 Indemnity Laws
22 June 2020
Coronavirus Resource Center:Back to Business
Is Twitter Trending? The Company Decides on Permanent Remote Work
18 May 2020
Labor & Employment Law Perspectives
The Unemployment Benefit as Defined by the CARES Act
07 April 2020
Coronavirus Resource Center:Back to Business