Brooke Duncan III is a partner at Adams and Reese where he focuses his practice on labor and employment law, works exclusively on behalf of employers and has experience in union avoidance and union relations.
Mr. Duncan represents employers in many fields including universities, hospitals, trucking companies, shipyards, restaurants, convention and trade show contractors, manufacturers, insurance brokers and non-profit organizations.
Throughout his career, he has provided practical, proactive consulting with CEOs, managers and HR professionals about problematic labor and employment issues.
Drawing on his real-world workplace management experience, Mr. Duncan's practice focuses on avoiding needless legal entanglements and achieving positive employee relations.
His practice encompasses helping employers maintain union-free status, defending job discrimination claims, answering FMLA questions, understanding wage-and-hour regulations, resolving reduction-in-force issues, and complying with the myriad of workplace regulations and laws facing all employers.
Mr. Duncan regularly conducts seminars and presentations for clients, employer groups, and trade associations.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, he gained practical business and management experience by running a factory that produced industrial fabric products.
Mr. Duncan also served as a detective with the New Orleans Police Department, receiving several awards for outstanding duty.
He received his JD from Tulane University Law School and his AB from Vassar College.