Profile

Name

Rachhana Srey

Firm

Nichols Kaster, PLLP

Firm Website

http://www.nka.com

City

Minneapolis

State

MN

Bio

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
6th District Court of Appeals
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

Education
J.D. William Mitchell College of Law, 2004, cum laude
B.A. University of Minnesota, 2000
Publications / Speaking Engagements
“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
“New U.S. and Minnesota Supreme Court Cases.” The 41st Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute, Labor & Employment Law Section of the MSBA, 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, 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 Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, and Twin Cities Business, 2014
Named to the Rising Stars list, Minnesota Super Lawyers, Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine, and Twin Cities Business, 2013
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