Secrets of a Plaintiffs' Attorney

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Get practical tips for repelling plaintiffs’ lawyers, minimizing employee claims and reducing the cost of claims.
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If you have ever wondered, “What was the employee’s lawyer thinking?!” this is your chance to find out. Warner, who represents employees and employers, will share factors that increase the likelihood that a legal claim will be brought against your organization and real examples of employers’ missteps and how they could have been avoided. Get the employee’s attorney’s view of employer actions (like telling current employee not to talk to the employee with the claim) and how those actions affect the settlement or trial value of the case. This session will be a fun opportunity to be face-to-face with a plaintiffs’ lawyer without being sued.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Presenter: 

Whitney Warner, SPHR

Whitney
Warner, SPHR

Whitney Warner, SPHR is a Partner with the labor and employment law firm of Moody & Warner, P.C. Her practice includes representation of both employers and employees. Ms. Warner was named one of the Best of the Bar 2010 by New Mexico Business Weekly. She was awarded the 2009 Professional Excellence Award by SHRM of NM, the state’s top honor in the HR field. Ms. Warner and the firm are recognized by “Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” as leaders in employment law in New Mexico. She has been recognized in "Southwest Super Lawyers," a listing of the top 5% of lawyers based on peer nominations. She has been active volunteer leader in local, state and national SHRM activities.

Location: 
W101
Amount of Credit: 
1.25
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Critical Evaluation
HR Expertise
Intended Audience: 
Mid-Level
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