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Rachhana T. Srey
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Rachhana T. Srey

Rachhana T. Srey’s exceptional case management skills have earned her the respect of her colleagues in the legal community. Rachhana’s clients appreciate her commitment to their needs and her ability to achieve results as well as the ease with which she relates to them on a personal level.

Rachhana is currently litigating several class and collective action cases on behalf of employees for unpaid overtime and minimum wages and has represented thousands of workers. In addition, she has handled a variety of types of employment cases including retaliation under the Family Medical Leave Act, breach of contract, and discrimination claims based on pregnancy, gender, race, national origin, religious and age. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association Class and Collective Action Committee and contributes to their quarterly publication and is also a member of the Minnesota Chapter of NELA. Rachhana has spoken both nationally and locally on topics related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the basics of discovery in civil litigation.

 

Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
Education
  • J.D. William Mitchell College of Law, 2004, cum laude
  • B.A. University of Minnesota, 2000
Publications / Speaking Engagements
  • “Wage & Hour Case Law Update” Practising Law Institute: Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2017, New York, NY 2017
  • “The Best Laid Plans: Crafting Effective Trial Plans” 15th Annual Impact Fund Class Action Conference, San Francisco, CA 2017
  • “Who Is an Employee? Who Is an Employer?” – New Developments & Key Takeaways, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN 2016
  • “Wage & Hour Law—FLSA Basics: Exemptions Galore & Much, Much More!” National Employment Lawyers Association 2016 Annual Convention #NELA16, Los Angeles, CA 2016
  • “What Every Civil Litigator Should Know About Multi-District Litigation and Class Actions.” Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN 2016
  • "New U.S. and Minnesota Supreme Court Cases." The 42nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, Labor & Employment Law Section of the MSBA, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN 2015
  • "Age Discrimination Update – The Cases and Their Impact." 2015 Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute, St. Paul, MN, 2015
  • “Ex parte Contacts with Employees: Insider Informants, Hostile Company Witnesses and ‘Gag Orders’ Pressure on the Privilege, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN, 2015
  • “Locating And Ethically Communicating With Putative Collective & Class Members.” National Employment Lawyers Association Protecting Pay: Representing Workers With Wage & Hour Claims, Washington, D.C., 2015
  • "10 Tips for Tackling the Heart of the Beast - Written Discovery." A Checklist Approach to Successful Civil Litigation, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN, 2014
  • “Best Practices for Wage and Hour Compliance.” American Bar Association’s 8th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
  • “Keeping The Heat On Employers In FLSA Cases.” NELA’s 2014 Annual Convention: Blazing the Trail – Courage, Challenge, Change, Boston, MA 2014
  • “New U.S. and Minnesota Supreme Court Cases.” The 41st Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, Labor & Employment Law Section of the MSBA, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN 2014
  • “American Hustle: Why Wage and Hour Cases Are Here to Stay.” Eighth Circuit National Employment Lawyers Association: New Frontiers, The Fight for Employment Equality, Des Moines, IA, 2014
  • "New U.S. Supreme Court Cases." The 40th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, Labor & Employment Law Section of the MSBA, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
  • Panelist at the Mid-South Region of the Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers program, Memphis, TN 2013
  • “A Day in the Life of an FLSA Collective Action.” National Employment Lawyers Association Law & Policy Institute: Preventing Wage Theft, Chicago, IL, 2013
  • “Everything but the Kitchen Sink? Conducting Effective and Efficient Written Discovery.” 2013 New Lawyer Experience, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN, 2013
  • “Cutting-Edge Issues in Winning Section 216(b) Collective Actions.” National Employment Lawyers Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, 2012
  • “How to Handle Written Discovery and Discovery Disputes without Undue Cost & Delay.” American Bar Association’s 5th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, Seattle, WA, 2011
  • “Wage & Hour Trial Practice 101.” National Employment Lawyers Association Wage & Hour Seminar: Securing Wages, Protecting Hours: Representing Workers in Individual & Collective Actions Under the FLSA, Washington, D.C., 2011
  • “Class & Collective Actions 101.” National Employment Lawyers Association: Charting the Future of Employee Rights Advocacy, New Orleans, LA, 2011
  • “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure – Preventive Strategies to Enhance Compliance with Wage and Hour Laws.” American Bar Association’s 4th Annual Section of Labor and Employment Law Conference, Chicago, IL, 2010
  • “Labor and Employment Law Today: Evolution or Revolution.” University of Memphis Law Review Symposium, Memphis, TN, 2010
  • “The Nuts & Bolts of Class & Collective Actions.” National Employment Lawyers Association 20th Annual Convention: Change We Can Believe In, Rancho Mirage, CA, 2009
  • “Class Actions and Multi-Plaintiff Claims Regarding Wage and Hour Issues and Exemptions.” Minnesota CLE Employment Law Webcast Series, 2008
  • “High-Caliber Litigation of Employment Cases in an Ever Expanding E-World.” Eighth Circuit National Employment Lawyers Association Conference, Kansas City, MO, 2008
Titles / Awards / Memberships
  • Named to The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota List, 2016
  • Named to the Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, and Twin Cities Business, 2013-2017
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Federal Bar Association Member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association Member
  • Minnesota Employment Lawyers Association Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Member
Languages
  • Cambodian