Whistleblowing and Retaliation: How to Protect Your Organization in A Rapidly Changing Environment

SHRM 2013 Employment Law and Legislative Conference
Workplace Application: Find out how to prevent whistleblower and retaliation claims and create a culture of compliance.
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Take advantage of this opportunity to ask specific questions about the concerns that are keeping you up at night, during an interactive discussion of:

  • The prevention of whistleblower and retaliation claims.
  • Innovative strategies for encouraging internal reports by whistleblowers.
  • The evaluation of potential external reporting obligations.
  • Policies and procedures optimally designed to create a culture of compliance.
  • The latest legal updates, with emphasis on the Dodd-Frank Act and various government agency regulations.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Presenter: 

Linda M. Jackson

Linda
Jackson

Linda M. Jackson is a first-chair trial attorney with significant experience representing clients before federal, state and appellate courts, as well as before administrative agencies and in arbitration settings. Linda has a particular litigation focus in the Eastern District of Virginia, also known as the "Rocket Docket," and the state trial courts in Northern Virginia, including Fairfax, Arlington and Loudoun Counties.

Linda is an aggressive litigator who reaches optimal business and legal solutions by understanding her clients’ business objectives, and pursuing pre-litigation and litigation strategies designed to efficiently meet their goals.

She keeps clients up-to-date as a case proceeds and advises them on their options at critical decision points. Linda’ practice includes:

Employment discrimination and wrongful discharge
Executive contracts and compensation
Non-compete and non-solicitation negotiation and litigation
Shareholder litigation
Sabarnes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower investigations and litigation
Trade-secret disputes
Civil business conspiracy, fiduciary duties, and other business competition issues
Linda has represented clients in industries such as government contracting, professional services, supermarket chains, airlines, law firms, technology, health care, child care services, telecommunications and commercial and residential development.

Linda previously served as a Major in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Reserve Corps. In 2009, she was named to the advisory board for the William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law.

Location: 
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Amount of Credit: 
1.50
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Competency: 
Business Acumen
Intended Audience: 
Executive-level
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