Greg Guidry - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Greg Guidry

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Greg Guidry is a Shareholder in the firm’s Lafayette, Louisiana office, a satellite location for the New Orleans office. He is licensed in Louisiana and Texas and has successfully represented management throughout the United States in all aspects of labor and employment law, including advice, training, prevention tactics and litigation for over 35 years. His practice includes traditional labor law (union issues), employment litigation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and developing employment law issues.

Mr. Guidry also serves as a neutral mediator in employment law disputes. He is active in numerous business and professional associations, including the Society of Human Resource Management, and its local chapter ASHRM, is past Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, and serves as management representative on several committees of the American Bar Association’s Section on Labor and Employment Law and other national trade associations. He serves as chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association annual employment law seminar, and frequently lectures and writes on labor and employment law topics. He was elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, in recognition of his contributions to the field of labor & employment law, and he has served on the Credentials Committee for that group.

Mr. Guidry has contributed to several national books on labor and employment law matters. He is also President of the Management Labor & Employment Roundtable, a national association on labor and employment lawyers and other professionals representing management in labor and employment law matters.

Louisiana State UniversityBA 1973Louisiana State University Law CenterJ.D. 1976
American Bar AssociationLouisiana Bar AssociationTexas Bar Association

Office Location

One Shell Square, Suite 3500
701 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70139
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the New Orleans Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the New Orleans Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Baton Rouge Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Baton Rouge Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Baton Rouge Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Baton Rouge Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Baton Rouge Metro Area
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Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment