McCausland Keen + Buckman is proud to announce the addition of Patrice Turenne as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Employment Practice Group following three years of practice at a large regional law firm. The core of Patrice’s experience is in litigation, with particular background in employment disputes. She has represented employers in discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, including those involving Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.
In addition, her practice includes guiding business owners, in-house counsel and HR directors on employment policies, and providing education and training to aid compliance with prevailing employment laws. She has also handled complex commercial, premises liability, professional liability and property damage matters.
Patrice graduated from the Widener University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree from La Salle University. Patrice is very active in the local legal community. She is an active member of the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Section, Diversity Committee and Women in the Law Committee. She serves as the Young Lawyer’s Division liaison to the Minority Bar Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is also on the Executive Board of the Montgomery County American Inn of Court.
Patrice has lived in Montgomery County most of her life. When not working, Patrice enjoys spending time with her family and fitness.