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Philly SHRM Professional Development In-Person Event

The legal landscape of HR law will be indelibly impacted by the election. From the makeup of the NLRB to the issues being addressed by the EEOC, every area of HR law could change dramatically on November 8th. Join our distinguished panel of lawyers on November 10th to hear practical tips and suggestions for how to analyze your existing policies and procedures to be prepared for the future.

Featuring the following panel of speakers:

Terrie Gillespie
Having spent her career at Obermayer, Terri Gillespie has developed a practice focusing solely on employment law. Ms. Gillespie works with clients to avoid disputes by helping them comply with appropriate laws, manage employee relations and resolve disputes.

Ms. Gillespie represents employers and management exclusively. Her clients come from a wide range of industries including: restaurant and hospitality, education, manufacturing, financial services, facilities management, transportation, retail, automotive, non-profit organizations, banking, pharmaceuticals, real estate development and health care.

As an employment attorney, Ms. Gillespie regularly represents clients in employment discrimination and wage and hour cases filed in both federal and state courts, as well as equal employment opportunity and labor relations matters pending before federal and state agencies. She also counsels employers on various employee relations matters such as Family and Medical Leave Act compliance, reductions in force, wage and hour compliance, hiring, discharge and disciplinary practices, drafting and enforcing employment agreements, including non-compete agreements and restrictive covenant, and creating employee relations policies and procedures.

Andrea M. Kirshenbaum
Andrea M. Kirshenbaum is a Principal in the Firm’s Employment & Employee Relations Practice Group, Chair of its Wage and Hour Practice Group, and a member of the Firm’s Appellate Department. She defends employers nationally in federal and state court litigation involving all major employment statutes, represents them in related government investigations, and counsels them proactively on compliance with these statutes.

Ms. Kirshenbaum focuses a significant portion of her practice on wage and hour related compliance and litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and applicable state laws governing wages and pay practices. Ms. Kirshenbaum has broad industry experience, with clients in the construction, commercial real estate, energy and utilities, financial services, health care, hospitality and retail, information technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and professional services industries, among others.

Heather Herrington
Hether Herrington’s legal career spanning more than a decade included litigating many different kinds of cases, in recent years specifically focused on employment law and commercial litigation matters. Heather has also counseled companies of various sizes regarding various HR issues. Heather is currently working with The Fun Department as the Chief Advocate of Fun, developing and delivering the fun to lawyers, accountants, engineers, and other professionals through continuing education presentations, team building programs and events, and much more. She is also working with Business Development University to provide business development coaching for lawyers.

Pending CLE Credit Approval