Brandi B. Frederick, born Birmingham, Alabama. University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.A. 1996, University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. 2002. Internships for Federal District Court Judge Inge P. Johnson (2000) and Federal Magistrate Judge John E. Ott (2001). Mrs. Frederick also taught English as a second language in kindergartens and junior high schools in Nagasaki, Japan (1996-1997).
Mrs. Frederick is admitted to practice before all federal district courts in Alabama, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of International Trade, and all state courts in Alabama. Mrs. Frederick is a member of the American, Alabama, Birmingham and Huntsville Bar Associations.
Mrs. Frederick has litigated all types of employment-related cases in both state and federal courts, litigated commercial, real estate and construction law cases and arbitrated cases before the American Arbitration Association. Mrs. Frederick has developed all types of personnel policies and procedures, created and updated employee handbooks for various businesses, advises clients on complex labor and employment law issues and has conducted training for clients' managers and supervisors and human resources groups regarding topics ranging from FMLA, FLSA, OSHA and HIPAA regulations to document retention, I-9 compliance, and avoiding employment litigation.
Mrs. Frederick also has a customs broker license and district permit for the Mobile, Alabama port. Mrs. Frederick has also expanded her practice to include international trade and customs advice, appeals, and litigation of disputes.
Mrs. Frederick has spoken on a variety of subjects, including the following:
Speaker, November 6, 2015: Sterling Education Services – 10th Annual Employment Law: Beyond the Basics: Topics: FLSA Wage & Hour Crackdown and Termination Best Practices
Speaker, October 9, 2015: Alabama State Bar Labor & Employment Section - Annual Seminar on the Gulf: Topic: Same Sex Challenges with ERISA and the FMLA
Speaker, September 22, 2015: Sterling Education Services – Fundamentals of Employment Law: Topics: Immigration Law and Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment in the Workplace
Speaker, February 27, 2015: ABA Federal Labor Standards Legislative Committee Midwinter Meeting: Family Medical Leave Act Developments
Author and Speaker, October 11, 2014: Alabama State Bar L&E Section: Topic: Conspiracy/RICO Claims in Employment Law
Author and Speaker, September 23, 2014: Sterling Education Services – 14th Annual Employment Law: Beyond the Basics: Topics:Sexual, Racial, and Other Harassment and Discrimination and Termination Best Practices
Speaker, February 21, 2014: ABA Federal Labor Standards Legislative Committee Midwinter Meeting: Family Medical Leave Act Developments
Author and Speaker, May 21, 2013, February 25, 2013, and November 13, 2012: UAB DBE Support Services Seminars: E-Verify Law Workshop
Author and Speaker, October 11, 2012 Seminar: Alabama State Bar L&E Section: Topic: Alabama’s Immigration Law
Author and Speaker, April 27, 2012 Seminar: Birmingham Bar Association:The Basics:Title VII from EEOC to Trial
Author and Speaker,December 2011 Seminar: Birmingham Bar Association:Dangers and Liabilities of Employing Illegal Aliens
Mrs. Frederick is also a frequent contributor to various written publications, including:
ABA L&E Section FMLA Subcommittee – 2013,2014, and 2017 Midwinter Meeting Report, Contributing Author
U.S. Customs: A Practitioner’s Guide to Principles, Processes, and Procedures (2d ed. 2016) Editor and Author
Age Discrimination in Employment Law – 2nd Edition – 2015 - Chapter Editor: Ch. 20: Affirmative and Other Defenses
The Family Medical Leave Act - 2015 Supplement – Contributing Author: Ch. 9: Interrelationships with Other Laws, Employer Practices, and Collective Bargaining Agreements
The International Lawyer: International Legal Developments Year In Review: 2014 - Customs Law Committee, Editor
The International Lawyer: International Legal Developments Year In Review: 2013 - Customs Law Committee, Editor
Age Discrimination in Employment Law – 2013 Supplement – Chapter Editor: Ch. 21: EEOC Structure, Jurisdiction, and Processand Ch. 22: Timeliness and Sufficiency of ADEA Administrative Charge
Age Discrimination in Employment Law – 2012 Supplement – Chapter Editor: Ch. 14: Harassmentand Ch. 24: Discovery
The International Lawyer: International Legal Developments Year In Review: 2012 - Customs Law Committee, Editor
Mrs. Frederick has earned a number of honors, including:
2015-2017 Top Women Attorneys in Birmingham, as listed in B-Metro Magazine, August 2015, August 2016, August 2017
2016-2017 B-Metro Top Lawyer, as listed in B-Metro Magazine, March 2016 and March 2017
2013-2017 Alabama State Bar - Labor and Employment Section – Executive Committee
2013-2015, 2017-2018 American Bar Association - Section of International Law – Customs Law Committee, Vice-Chair
2012 Super Lawyers Alabama Rising Star in Labor & Employment
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