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Philly SHRM Webinar


Description: Are you ready for December 1, 2016?  It’s the effective date of the new Fair Labor Standards Act rules and this date is quickly approaching.  Join Philly SHRM’s VP Legal Heather Herrington, Assistant Litigation Department Chair at Jacobs Law Group, and Dena Calo, Partner at Saul Ewing as they discuss the final ruling regarding overtime.  How does this final ruling benefit employers?  What do HR professionals have to be aware of moving forward?  Heather & Dena will answer these questions and more for you during this one-hour webinar!


Heather Herrington, Assistant Litigation Department Chair, Jacobs Law Group

Heather Herrington is the Assistant Litigation Department Chair at Jacobs Law Group. Her primary areas of practice are complex commercial litigation, complex civil litigation and labor and employment matters. Ms. Herrington earned her juris doctor from Temple University School of Law in 2004 and her Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in 2000 from Marist College. She is admitted to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Following her graduation from Temple, Ms. Herrington served as a judicial clerk with the Honorable Annette M. Rizzo in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas during which she coordinated hundreds of motions in the Civil Motions Program and assisted Judge Rizzo during civil jury trials. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Ms. Herrington was an Associate with Rawle & Henderson, LLP where she assisted in multiple jury trials involving the defense of a wide range of high-exposure, catastrophic injury cases on behalf of doctors, national corporations, as well as local businesses. The types of cases ranged from industrial and construction accidents to commercial motor vehicle accidents as well as defense of medical malpractice cases Ms. Herrington also has experience at two other Philadelphia area law firms litigating in the areas of toxic tort, employment law and coverage litigation.

Heather has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2010, placing her in the ranks of the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania 40 years old or younger. Ms. Herrington graduated to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in 2015.

Dena Calo, Partner, Saul Ewing

Dena Calo is a seasoned HR strategist and employment lawyer who operates out of the Philadelphia, PA and Princeton, NJ Saul Ewing offices. She counsels management clients on human resource practices and employment law at a time when employers’ labor and employment policies and procedures face increasing scrutiny.  As part of her practice, Dena assists clients in preparing and reviewing employee handbooks, and helps them establish and audit their HR practices and procedures. She also conducts on-site investigations and trains organizations on best HR practices and programs.

Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Dena was director of the Human Resources Practice Group at a regional New Jersey law firm.

In addition, Dena has litigated cases to state and federal juries throughout the United States involving Title VII, ERISA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act, state and federal constitutional issues, defamation, restrictive covenants and contract disputes.

In addition to her state bar admissions, Dena is admitted to practice before the Southern and Eastern Districts in U.S. District Court in New York; in the Middle District for the U.S. District of Pennsylvania and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

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