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Martha R. Crenshaw

Martha R. Crenshaw Counsel

 (318) 445-6471
 (866) 302-6823 Toll Free
 (318) 445-6476

Martha R. Crenshaw ("Martha") joined Gold Weems in 2014 and is an associate of the firm.

Represenative Matters
  • Successfully litigated and represented private and public employers in a wide range of employment discrimination claims, including, but not limited to, the following: age, race, national origin, sexual harassment, disability, family and medical leave, and gender claims under Title VII, the ADEA, ADA, FMLA, and parallel state law claims.
  • Successfully litigated and represented private and public employers in civil rights cases, including, but not limited to, the following: excessive force, false arrest, 1st Amendment speech and association, 14th Amendment procedural and substantive due process , name clearing, and illegal search and/or seizure.
  • Successfully litigated and represented public employers in civil service matters and appeals, including cases before the public employers' Police and Fire Civil Service Boards.
  • Successfully litigated and represented private and public employers in complex collective and class action wage and hour claims
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Recognitions
  • Order of the Coif
  • Louisiana Law Review
    • Member (1999 - 2001)
    • Senior Editor (2000 - 2001)
Professional and Civic Activities
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
Past Experience
  • Phelps Dunbar
  • Baker Donelson (New Orleans and Memphis)
  • J. Michael Small, Criminal Defense
     

Clerkships

Judge Stanwood R. Duval, U.S. Federal District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana,

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University,  J.D., 2001
  • Centenary College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1998

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • Supreme Court of Tennessee