Labor Law Developments, the Interactive Process, Non-Compete Agreement Updates, and More
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Stay informed of the latest guidance from the NLRB.
Discover the legal essentials of hiring and terminating employees.
Analyze the interactions between the ADA, the FMLA, and workers' compensation laws.
Keep up to date on recent FLSA developments.
Uncover practical guidance for addressing sexual harassment claims.
NLRB and Labor Law Update
Interviewing, Hiring, and Firing: Legal Essentials
What You Need to Know About Managing FMLA- and ADA-Related Leave
FLSA Guidance, Enforcement, and Litigation Update
Handling Sexual Harassment Claims
Non-Compete, Non-Solicit, and Non-Disclosure Agreements: What You Need to Know
LAURA JOHNSON is a partner with Allen & Gooch in the firm's Lafayette, Louisiana office. Ms. Johnson focuses her practice on representing employers in state and federal court on a wide range of employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour disputes. In addition to litigating employment matters, she provides counseling to employers on personnel policies and handbooks, disciplinary actions, terminations, and wage and hour law compliance. Ms. Johnson also practices in the areas of civil rights and municipal liability. She has handled cases involving 42 U.S.C. 1983, liability/immunity for acts or omissions of public officials and the entire range of employment-related claims against governmental employers, including sexual harassment and discrimination based on age, gender, race and/or disabilities. Ms. Johnson earned her B.A. degree from Centenary College of Louisiana and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Louisiana State University.
MAURY NICELY is a member of Evans Harrison Hackett, PLLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation, labor law, and general business litigation. He has addressed issues pertaining to all areas of labor and employment law in order to assist clients in preparing and maintaining employee records, making proactive decisions to prevent workplace issues from arising, and addressing formal complaints when they arise. Mr. Nicely is a member of the American, Tennessee, Chattanooga, and Federal bar associations, as well as the State Bar of Georgia. He is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee State and Federal courts. Mr. Nicely earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law.
MICHAEL J. PROGAR is a partner and founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC, with nearly 40 years of experience in representing the interests of insurance companies, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations. As lead counsel, he has tried more than 50 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Progar practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, insurance coverage, fraud, excess liability, and bad faith. He is admitted to practice in the states of Wisconsin, Indiana and Illinois, and is a member of the Defense Research Institute, the CLM, and Wisconsin Defense Counsel. Mr. Progar received his B.A degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law.
JEREMY A. STEPHENSON is an attorney with Wilson Elser, in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he provides counseling and litigation services to management clients in employment and related corporate matters. He has successfully defended employers before administrative agencies around the country, and the state and federal courts in North Carolina, against claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, and related business litigation. Mr. Stephenson regularly publishes articles and is invited to speak on topics of employment law, litigation and trial tactics, insurance law and corporate risk management topics He is a recent past president of the Charlotte Area Society of Human Resource Managers and is currently Government Affairs Director for NCSHRM. Mr. Stephenson has extensive experience providing insurance coverage counseling and litigation services on Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI), Directors and Officers (D&O), General Liability (GL), Errors & Omissions (E&O), and other lines of coverage. He litigates in the state and federal courts of North Carolina in cases pertaining to professional liability, products liability and other areas of civil and corporate liability. Mr. Stephenson earned his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
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