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Join us for our consistently popular and informative annual "Best Practices for Best Employers™" labor and employment webinar series. Crafted for in-house counsel, HR professionals and employers of all sizes, this series is ideal for those who are eager to stay at the forefront of employment best practices and the changing policies that will continue to shape the rapidly evolving workplace. Access the full series schedule »
Employers are not just facing uncertainty due to COVID-19. The election — and the differing policies of the candidates — create additional uncertainty around many areas of the law. Accordingly, in part two of our two-part legal update, we will provide an update on more general employment topics with an eye to what additional changes the election might bring.
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Sean Jackson | Lane Powell | Shareholder
Sean is a seasoned litigator who represents companies and entities in a variety of civil litigation, with an emphasis on employment and transportation matters.
Sean’s employment practice includes the defense of public and private employers in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour violations. He handles matters filed with state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington Human Rights Commission and the Washington Employment Security Department.
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Rishi Puri | Lane Powell | Counsel to the Firm
Rishi counsels clients on a broad scope of issues ranging from top-down corporate policy to advice regarding individual employment decisions. His experience includes formulating meal and rest break policy and practices, determination of exempt status of employees and updating general HR policies. Rishi has experience in the industries of early childcare, technology and wine and provides industry-specific advice to proactively manage risk. Rishi has significant experience in class actions and defending clients in single plaintiff matters. In addition, he defends clients involved in unfair labor practice charges filed by the National Labor Relations Board, regularly practices before the EEOC and assists with DOL audits and investigations.
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Miranda Strong | Lane Powell | Counsel to the Firm
Miranda is a third-generation Alaskan focusing on compliance, litigation, government affairs and employment. Her success as an advisor stems from helping clients anticipate and navigate change. She has experience conducting investigations, risk-assessments and trainings — including on cybersecurity, harassment prevention and response and ethics and compliance. Miranda has worked in-house for an Alaska Native Corporation as well as for the State of Alaska Department of Law. She has handled administrative employment hearings; designed and directed corporate compliance, records and information management, and export compliance programs; advised on Arctic, Alaska Native and energy public policy; and litigated trial and appellate cases.
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