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LeClairRyan

About: LeClairRyan

As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and litigation. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With offices in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington, D.C., the firm has approximately 380 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation.

Webinar: Employee Leave: Employer Challenges and Strategies

Managing employee leave directly impacts most companies’ bottom line. While it is challenging enough to navigate the confusing and ever-changing minefield of federal, state, and local laws governing employee leave, that challenge becomes exponentially more difficult for multi-state employers. To make matters worse, even simple missteps can lead to expensive lawsuits where employee-side attorneys can seek their attorneys’ fees as damages, class actions, and actions by the government. In short, the stakes have never been higher. Join the attorneys of LeClairRyan for this complimentary one-hour webinar as we discuss how companies can mitigate risk when balancing their efforts to control …

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Four Takeaways from an Unusual Sexual Harassment Case

In a recent column for Corporate Compliance Insights, LeClairRyan attorney Thomas C. Regan discusses litigation revolving around allegations that a supervisor failed to properly respond to sexual harassment of an employee by a non-employee. Tom provides insight to help employers understand their potential liability and avoid getting ensnared in similar situations: “The #MeToo movement has hammered home for employers the critical importance of keeping sexual harassment out of the workplace. However, a recent federal court case underscores how sexual harassment can occur in ways that defy what many employers might think of as the typical pattern. The ruling by the …

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Pay Equity Webinar Now Available

Our 12/11 webinar, Pay Equity: What’s in Your Payroll?, is now available in archived form here. Thank you to those who joined us yesterday — we look forward to offering more soon.