Overview (Program Summary)
Employment Law Priorities for In-House Counsel
This CLE program is designed to provide in-house practitioners with legal insights and litigation strategies, as well as practical ideas for addressing trending employment law issues.
In addition to an update on Covid-19 related workplace developments, Kristen will focus on employment law priorities for in-house counsel, including issues relating to agency investigations, restrictive covenants (non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements), wage-and-hour compliance, independent contractor classification, ADA case developments and reasonable accommodations, and a general overview of certain retaliation/whistleblower complaints.
is Chair of McDonald Carano’s Employment & Labor Law Practice. Her clients include startups, corporations, government entities, non-profit organizations, and trade associations throughout Nevada. She has assisted employers in all sectors of the economy, including insurance, financial services, telecommunications, retail, gaming, lodging, manufacturing, education, technology, energy, transportation, construction, real estate, utilities, healthcare, and entertainment. Kristen is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the category of Employment Law/Management and in Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine in the categories of Employment Litigation/Employer and Employment and Labor/Employer. Kristen is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.