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Anatomy of an HR Lawsuit

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Human Resources can be a difficult field to navigate. Despite your best intentions, there are times a disgruntled employee or former employee may file suit against your company. What do you do when that happens? In this presentation, attorneys from Fisher Phillips will walk you through each step of a human resources lawsuit, and provide you with practical guidance to reduce your risk of liability. Learn the steps to follow to help ensure that you and your company are avoiding the risks of wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation and other common employment-related claims.

About the Speakers:
Tillman Coffey is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Fisher Phillips. His practice focuses on the defense of employment discrimination complaints in court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and various state commissions. Tillman also advises clients on the preventive measures they can take to minimize liability. He provides training to management and speaks to groups and associations on many labor and employment law topics, including effective hiring, discipline and discharge, disability law, sexual harassment, wage and hour law, and family and
medical leave.

Matt Simpson is an attorney in the Atlanta office of Fisher Phillips. He represents management in all areas of labor and employment law in state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and United States Department of Labor. A significant portion of his practice focuses on wage and hour law, emphasizing issues relating to minimum wage, overtime, timekeeping, and garnishments. Matt also represents employers in discrimination and harassment claims, and counsels clients regarding day-to-day employment and
wage-hour issues.

Date and location:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Douglas County
Chamber of Commerce
6658 Church Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

8:15 a.m - 8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m - 10:00 a.m.

Free for Chamber Members
$25 for Non-Chamber Members

Registration Required
Limited to 40 Participants

All attendees should RSVP to:
Janice Johnson at the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce,
770-942-5022 ext. 303 or via email to:

This program has been submitted to the HR Certification Institute for review.

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