Practicing law since 2015, Joe Norman is an associate in the Taylor Porter Lake Charles office.
Joe practices in the areas of commercial law and commercial litigation, and he has experience in corporate transactional work, as well as experience in prosecution and defense of federal and state employment law actions. Joe regularly advises businesses on compliance with various federal and state laws concerning employee rights and benefits, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Joe earned his B.A. in history and political science in 2012 from McNeese State University. He earned his J.D. in 2015 from LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
Joe co-authored Employment Law (Louisiana Practice Series) (Thompson Reuters 2016, 1051 pages) and contributes to the annual updates to Louisiana Corporations (Thompson Reuters 2016, 2 vols. 2,237 pages), two legal treatises widely used by Louisiana practitioners. Designed to help both employers and employees, Employment Law (Louisiana Practice Series) provides an understanding of the legislative and jurisprudential employment law activism brought on as both a cause and result of a changing workplace. It identifies, organizes, and analyzes developments regarding the employment relationship in Louisiana, and it covers employment liability and contracts, discrimination, compensation and payment, employee benefits, leaves of absence, and safety issues.
Louisiana Corporations is an informational guide to the practice of business organization law in Louisiana. It serves as a quick reference on Louisiana corporate law at all stages of corporate existence and provides: