Internal investigations of employee misconduct are fraught with legal pitfalls. It is essential to recognize these traps in order to preserve attorney-client privilege, avoid future lawsuits and more. In this essential legal overview of conducting employee internal investigations, you will walk you through the investigation process and learn how to spot the top investigation pitfalls that employers fall into. Ensure internal investigations protect the legal rights of all parties while mitigating the potential for future lawsuits - order today!
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Presenters: Julie A. Pace and David A. Selden
JULIE A. PACE is a senior member with The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A. She concentrates her practice on employment law, handbooks, drug and alcohol policies, I-9 and E-Verify compliance, OSHA, independent contractor, and alleged misclassification issues with DES and other government agencies; defends claims of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and wrongful discharge; and against charges by the EEOC or ACRD. Ms. Pace handles matters involving OSHA, ICE, OFCCP, EBSA, DOL, NLRB, ADA, FMLA, and wage and hour laws. She regularly provides training to companies and conducts and assists with investigations. Ms. Pace earned her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, as well as her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Arizona State University College of Law.
DAVID A. SELDEN is a senior member with The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A., in Phoenix, Arizona, where he represents employers in a wide variety of employment law matters and litigation. He is the author of several of Arizona's employment laws, including the landmark 1996 Employment Protection Act, the constructive discharge law; the 2011 drug testing legislation; and 2012, 2013, and 2016 laws regarding independent contractor determinations. Mr. Selden has been the chair or co-chair of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Employment Committee for more than 25 years. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 16 years. Mr. Selden is co-editor-in-chief of several books on employment law, including Arizona and Federal Employment Law: An Employer's Guide, and Employment Verification-Immigration, Form I-9 and E-Verify, published by the American Chamber of Commerce Resources. He has been quoted in numerous publications on employment law and immigration issues, including The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The New York Times, CNN and FOX News. Mr. Selden earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees from George Washington University, and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.