Jack K. Whitehead, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

Whitehead Law Firm
 | 11909 Bricksome Avenue, Suite W-3
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2337
Phone: 225-303-8600
Fax: 225-303-0013
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Legislative & Governmental Affairs (30%),
  • Lobbying (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jack K. Whitehead Jr. is an attorney and the founder of Whitehead Law Firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Whitehead represents business clients in transactional and complex litigation advocacy in matters involving ad valorem taxation, adversarial bankruptcy proceedings, commercial properties, contract resolution, employment matters and governmental relations. He serves clients in Louisiana and nationwide.

Over the last several years, Mr. Whitehead and his firm focused on issues specific to federal labor unions and their members throughout the country. He represents union locals on behalf of more than 75,000 federal employees and is committed to ensuring they receive fair and equitable workplace treatment and compensation. He also handles matters involving acquisitions, credit management, franchise law, lobbying, mergers and strategic business planning.

Mr. Whitehead has more than 33 years of legal experience and has litigated cases throughout the country. He practices in both state and federal courts and agencies and is a registered lobbyist in Louisiana. He is qualified to practice in all Louisiana state courts and before several federal courts. In recognition of his success, Martindale-Hubbell awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Whitehead is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is a former delegate to the American Bar Association. Over the course of his career, he has enthusiastically devoted his time to the legal profession.

Mr. Whitehead received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and earned his law degree from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He is also a certified public accountant and worked for an international gas and oil exploration company before becoming an attorney.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (60%)

Legislative & Governmental Affairs (30%)

Lobbying (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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Admitted: 1986, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.whitehead-law.com

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Office Location for Jack K. Whitehead, Jr.

11909 Bricksome Avenue
Suite W-3
Baton Rouge, LA 70816-2337

Phone: 225-303-8600

Fax: 225-303-0013

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Last Updated: 10/21/2019

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