Falon M. Wrigley

Falon M. Wrigley

Employment Attorney - Strategic partner to employers and management; 100% employment law, 100% of the time

Location
Greater St. Louis Area
Industry
Law Practice

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Falon M. Wrigley's Overview

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  • Judicial Extern at Missouri Court of Appeals - Eastern District
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Falon M. Wrigley's Summary

Falon Wrigley represents employers in both litigation and administrative proceedings and advises clients with respect to state and federal employment laws. She routinely handles litigation involving discrimination, harassment, breach of employment and separation agreements, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Ms. Wrigley also counsels management regarding employment issues, including employee discipline and termination; personnel policies and handbooks; wage and hour policies and practices; and investigation of employee misconduct. She is also a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of employment-related topics.

Falon is also a member of Constangy's Diversity Council.

Falon M. Wrigley's Experience

Labor & Employment Attorney

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Law Practice industry

2010Present (4 years) Greater St. Louis Area; Greater Chicago Area

Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP, is a management-only labor and employment law firm with 23 offices nationwide. The firm has counseled employers on labor and employment law matters, exclusively, since 1946. A “Go To” Law Firm in Corporate Counsel and Fortune Magazine, it represents Fortune 500 corporations and small companies across the country. Its attorneys are consistently rated as top lawyers in their practice areas by publications such as Chambers USA, Super Lawyers, and Top One Hundred Labor Attorneys in the United States. Our lawyers partner with clients to provide cost-effective legal services and sound preventive advice to enhance the employer-employee relationship. Offices are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, visit www.constangy.com.

Litigation Associate

Rabbitt, Pitzer & Snodgrass, P.C.

Partnership; 51-200 employees; Law Practice industry

20092010 (1 year) St. Louis

In-House Pro Bono Attorney

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. - Elder Law Unit

20082009 (1 year)

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Law Practice industry

20072008 (1 year) Greater St. Louis Area

Judicial Extern

Missouri Court of Appeals - Eastern District

February 2007November 2007 (10 months)

Falon M. Wrigley's Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Missouri & Kansas Rising Star

    Super Lawyers
    • October 2013

    Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

    The Rising Stars list includes no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state and attorneys are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. To be considered for inclusion, attorneys must be 40 or under and/or been practicing for 10 years or less.

    The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

  • FOCUS St. Louis - 2014 Emerging Leader

    FOCUS St. Louis
    • February 2014

Falon M. Wrigley's Organizations

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis

    2014 Casino Night Fundraiser Event Chair; 2012-2014 Friends Committee Member
  • Human Resources Management Association of St. Louis

    Legislative Affairs Committee; Communications Committee
  • Regional Business Council

    Young Professionals Network
  • American Bar Association

    Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

    Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Illinois State Bar Association

    Labor & Employment Law Section
  • AAIM Employers' Association

    Member
  • Missouri Bar Association

    2014 Labor & Employment Symposium Planning Committee; Labor & Employment Section Member

Falon M. Wrigley's Skills & Expertise

  1. Employment Law
  2. Employment Law Compliance
  3. Federal Employment Law
  4. Employment Contracts
  5. Employment Discrimination
  6. Employment Practices Liability
  7. Employment Legislation
  8. Employee Handbooks
  9. Employee Management
  10. Employee Relations
  11. Employee Training
  12. Social Media
  13. Employment Litigation
  14. Non-compete Agreements
  15. Non-disclosure Agreements
  16. Human Resources
  17. Employment Litigation Defense
  18. FMLA Compliance
  19. ADA Compliance
  20. FLSA Compliance
  21. MHRA Compliance
  22. IHRA Compliance
  23. Title VII Compliance
  24. Executive Compensation
  25. Contract Law
  26. Mediation

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Falon M. Wrigley's Publications

  • “Kristian v. Comcast: Another Drop in the Bucket, or the Achilles Heel of Arbitration Agreements Banning Class Mechanisms?”

    • Saint Louis University Public Law Review
    • 2007
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley
  • "New Jersey Is First State In The Nation To Adopt Law Prohibiting Job Ads Excluding Unemployed Applicants"

    • Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Client Bulletin
    • April 2011
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley
  • "New Jersey's Appellate Division Finds Internal Complaints and Civil Lawsuits 'Whistle-Blowing Activity' Under CEPA"

    • Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Client Bulletin
    • April 2011
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley, Phillip J. Lipari, Robert H. Bernstein
  • “Inside the Minds: The Impact of Supreme Court Employment Law Cases, 2011 Ed.”

    • Aspatore Books
    • 2011
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley, Robert H. Bernstein

    Contributing Author

  • “On the Horizon: Employer Liability for Employee Social Media Communications and Conduct”

    • Aspatore Thought Leadership: Employment Law 2011, Aspatore Books
    • 2011
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley, Robert H. Bernstein

    Contributing Author

  • "Religious Accommodation in the Workplace: What Employers and Lawyers Need to Know"

    • Aspatore Thought Leadership: Employment Law 2012
    • 2012
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley

    Contributing Author

  • "The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination: Protecting a Wolf in the HR Den?"

    • Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP Client Bulletin
    • December 17, 2010
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley
  • Proposed Rule Would Make Most Healthcare Workers Non-Exempt

    • Constangy Wage and Hour Report
    • March 9, 2012
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley
  • You Investigated Your Employee's Harassment Claim, Now What?

    • AAIM EA
    • May 2013
    Authors: Falon M. Wrigley

Falon M. Wrigley's Projects

  • The Changing Tide of Trade: The Social, Political and Environmental Implications of Regional Trade Agreements Symposium

    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Planned, organized and lead academic conference and introduced Irving A. Williamson, Commissioner of the United States International Trade Commission and Jeffrey A. Lewis, Dean of St. Louis University School of Law. Saint Louis University Public Law Review Symposium, April 2008.

  • "Navigating Wage and Hour Dilemmas in a Modern Era"

    • 2011 to 2011
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Presenter for CPA Management Breakfast Series, Fall 2011

  • "A Day in the Life"

    • 2011 to 2011
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Presenter for SIUE Pre-Law Student Association, Fall 2011

  • "Taking Ownership of Your Career"

    • 2010 to 2010
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Panel member for Saint Louis University School of Law Career Services Seminar, Spring 2010

  • HRMA Annual Legal Update - Employee Classifications and Overtime

    • March 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Roundtable Presenter

  • Don't Unfriend Facebook: How smart policies can make social media a tool for employers - not a liability

    • August 2012 to August 2012

    -The NLRB's stance on protected concerted activity involving social media
    -Workplace repurcussions for online activity
    -Compliance with the FCRA, discrimination laws and new legislation when utilizing social media to screen job applicants
    -Best practices and policies for avoiding liability

  • Dangers, Dilemmas and Debacles: Dodging Wage and Hour Hazards

    • November 2012 to Present

    Constangy St. Louis Quarterly Breakfast Briefing - Co-Organizer and Presenter

  • Wars and the Workplace

    • May 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Constangy St. Louis Quarterly Breakfast Briefing; Co-Organizer and Presenter

  • How to Conduct a Wage and Hour Self-Audit

    • February 2013 to Present

    Presentation for AAIM EA's HR Executives Roundtable

  • HRMA of St. Louis' Annual Legal Update - Avoiding Wage and Hour Pitfalls

    • March 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Roundtable Presenter

  • It's 2013 - Is Your Handbook Still in the Stone Age?

    • March 2013 to Present

    Constangy St. Louis Quarterly Breakfast Briefing; Co-Organizer and Presenter

  • Untangling the New Form I-9

    • April 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Co-Presenter

  • She Said What?! How to Avoid a Lawsuit Through Effective Investigation

    • October 2013 to Present

    Constangy St. Louis Quarterly Breakfast Briefing; Co-Organizer and Presenter

  • Employment Law Update

    • December 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Presentation for AAIM EA's Metro East Roundtable

  • OSHA Compliance Workshop

    • February 2014 to Present

    Presentation for AAIM Employer's Association

  • "Recruiting in the Age of Social Media: How to remain innovative and legal in sourcing and screening applicants"

    • March 2014 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Webinar for BLR-HR/HR Hero

  • Defining "Work Time" in the Modern Age

    • March 2014 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Presenter at HRMA Annual Legal Update

    Are your employees using their smart phones to work after hours and on weekends? Are your employees connecting to work from outside the workplace? When is this “work time” under the FLSA and how should you address new digital age issues giving rise to potential FLSA liability?

  • Got Interns or Volunteers? Navigating the Pitfalls for Strong Programs

    • March 2014 to Present
    Team Members: Falon M. Wrigley

    Presenter

Falon M. Wrigley's Education

FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Leaders

20142014

Saint Louis University School of Law

J.D.

20052008

Activities and Societies: St. Louis University Public Law Review, Executive Editor; Moot Court; Missouri Court of Appeals Judicial Externship

Université libre de Bruxelles

Certificate of European Union Law Studies, International Law

20062006

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

B.S., magna cum laude, Political Science, Anthropology

20022005

-Lloyd “Curly” Harris Award in Government (Highest-ranking Political Science Graduate)

Collinsville High School

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