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Webinar: News You Can Use

Although our in-person 2020 employment law updates were impacted by the pandemic this year, we still have plenty of information to share virtually – even news unrelated to COVID-19. 

Join McLane Middleton’s employment law attorneys for a complimentary 90-minute webinar focusing on the latest federal, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire employment law developments. 

´╗┐In addition to a quick review of the latest on COVID-19 management practices, we will discuss updates on legislation and case law related to paid family and medical leave, employee classification, discrimination, and wage and hour issues.

Program
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Credits
McLane Middleton will be offering HRCI and SHRM credits for this webinar.

Cost
This webinar is being offered as a free education session.

Location
Webinar

About the Presenters

Panelists


Charla Bizios Stevens
Director, McLane Middleton

Charla is chair of the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. She has extensive background addressing litigated and non-litigated employment issues such as discrimination, harassment, employee classification and wage and hour claims. She assists employers in responding to labor audits, preparing personnel policies and minimizing risk in the hiring, discipline and termination of employees. She conducts management and anti-harassment training and works with employers to maintain legal compliance in a cost-efficient and effective way. 


Adam M. Hamel
Director, McLane Middleton

Adam is vice chair of the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. He regularly assists clients on a variety of commercial and employment litigation matters, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and violations of restrictive covenants. Adam also assists employers with a variety of litigated and non-litigated employment law issues including charges of discrimination, wrongful termination, violation of restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, among others. 


Jennifer L. Parent
Director, McLane Middleton

Jennifer is a director and chair of the firm's Litigation Department and a member of the firm's Employment Law Practice Group. She has over 23 years of experience litigating and resolving disputes for companies and business owners in a wide range of complex commercial cases and employment matters. She has litigated in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Jennifer has represented companies in business litigation involving contracts, tortious interference, unfair competition, shareholder, real estate, tax abatement, eminent domain, leases, misrepresentation, and other business disputes. She has represented employers in the areas of employment discrimination, executive termination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, contract, defamation, wages, trade secret, non-competition, and non-solicitation disputes. Jennifer has also represented companies in employment and tax abatement matters at the agency level and conducted workplace trainings and discrimination/harassment investigations.


Laura McKelligott Kahl
Associate, McLane Middleton

Laura counsels employers on managing and minimizing risk in employee matters such as hiring, discipline and termination of employees, wage and hour issues, classification of employees and independent contractors, claims of discrimination and harassment, and restrictive covenants. She works with employers to maintain compliance with state and federal employment laws, and assists employers with workplace policies and procedures.

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

Meet Our People

Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

Practice Areas

A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

The Firm

Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.