Workplace Safety: Sidestepping Legal Pitfalls While Protecting Your Workforce

Thursday 10:15 – 11:15 AM

Session Description

Workplace safety presents a number of far-reaching and overlapping legal concerns that can put employers at risk. This breakout session will cover (1) what to do (and what not to do) when an employee violates your safety policies and will further explore (2) the intersection of several state and federal laws in the context of a workplace injury; including state workers’ compensation laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and OSHA regulations. Attendees will receive valuable information to help employers avoid legal pitfalls and keep the workplace safe.

Lilian Davis, JD

Lilian Davis helps private and public corporations, individuals, and municipalities identify and address potential liabilities. She brings a passion for the practice of employment law and a genuine interest in developing a strong relationship with her clients while gaining a thorough understanding of their business. Lilian understands the ongoing issues facing employers from a variety of perspectives. She counsels clients on management, compliance, and regulatory issues and investigates and responds to charges of employment discrimination. Her practice includes litigation of whistleblower claims, wage and hour disputes, workplace discrimination, and wrongful termination. She is committed to aggressively representing clients’ needs from case inception through resolution and strategically approaches every step of the litigation process to ensure a cohesive defense.

Kelly Muensterman, JD

Kelly Muensterman firmly believes that no two client issues are exactly alike, which drives his approach to tailoring advice and counsel that fits a business’s specific needs. He also knows that in the dynamic world of employment law, it is critical to understand and meet the numerous challenges that clients face. Kelly works with both private and public companies on a variety of employment law matters and supports the firm’s efforts to develop client strategies that enable them to effectively navigate challenges with regulatory, employee relations and workplace issues.