New Orleans CityBusiness has named Kullman Shareholder MaryJo Roberts as a 2023 Leadership in Law Honoree. She has been selected as one of 50 outstanding legal professionals in New Orleans for her successes in law and contributions to the community. MaryJo is a highly regarded employment lawyer and is a Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization certified Employment Law Specialist.
MaryJo Roberts is an employment law litigator and advocates nationally for clients in a wide range of workplace-generated disputes from inception through resolution, whether in motion pleading, mediation, or trial. MaryJo represents employers in Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state law discrimination issues, harassment, and retaliation claims. She also offers strategic yet practical guidance in wage-and-hour and Department of Labor audits and investigations.
She is passionate about increasing diversity and access to the legal profession. MaryJo currently chairs the firm’s scholarship committee to provide a grant to one deserving student annually to go toward their law school education. She also chairs the firm’s Julien Law Scholars Program, a week-long program wherein incoming first year law students receive guidance from attorneys, judges, and law professors on excelling in law school and beyond. Additionally, MaryJo is highly involved in the community. She serves as Board President of InspireNOLA, one of the largest charter schools in New Orleans, and she was recognized with the Inspire Higher Award for all of her service to the New Orleans Public School System.
About New Orleans CityBusiness – New Orleans CityBusiness is a data, insights, and connections company providing the most in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of business trends in the region. Its reporting staff provides thorough coverage of our area’s industry spectrum: real estate, construction, culture, economic development, banking, retail, government, technology, investment, military, tourism, health care, energy, maritime, and emerging sectors. See the full list of honorees here.
About the Firm – The Kullman Firm is one of the oldest and most experienced labor management and employment law firms in the United States. We exclusively represent private and public employers in all matters relating to employment laws and regulations, discrimination issues, labor relations, pension and benefit plan matters, and all other areas concerning human resources management. The firm’s attorneys are always available to consult with clients on-site, whether their facilities are located within the United States or abroad, and since labor matters are often emergency situations, our attorneys are willing to travel throughout the country on a moment’s notice in a crisis.