Lisa Brauner’s practice focuses in the area of employment law, specifically advising and representing employers in workplace law-related matters. Lisa counsels and advises employers in many aspects of the employment relationship, including avoidance of litigation, wage/hour compliance, preventing unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, reductions-in-force, lawful hiring and terminations, disability, pregnancy and religious reasonable accommodation issues, as well as compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. Lisa has extensive experience representing and defending employers in court, including successfully first-chairing both jury and bench trials, and responding to EEOC and other governmental agency charges and audits.
Lisa conducts HR/employment law compliance audits, including analysis of worker misclassification issues (exempt vs. nonexempt from overtime pay laws and independent contractor vs. employee).She also assists employers in developing and implementing systems and procedures to ensure compliance with employment laws.
Lisa has extensive experience preparing employment, severance, confidentiality, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, as well as employee handbooks and policies, and related documents.
Lisa conducts trainings on preventing unlawful discrimination and harassment and independent investigations of internal complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation.
New Legal Developments Affect New York Organizations Using Independent Contractors
Perlman & Perlman Client Alert [December 22, 2016]
Federal Court Halts DOL Final Overtime Rule – December 1 Deadline No Longer Effective
Perlman & Perlman Client Alert [November 28, 2016]
What Employers Need to Know about the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Overtime Rule
HFTP Webinar [July 28, 2016]
DOL overtime rule change could impact staffing at nonprofits
Legal Newsline [July 5, 2016]
Overtime Pay Rule Takes Effect December 1, 2016
Franchise Expo Magazine [May 25, 2016]
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Overtime Pay Rule Which Takes Effect December 1, 2016
Perlman & Perlman Client Alert [May 2016]
Ready or Not, Here Comes the U.S. Department of Labor’s Final Overtime Rule
The Hospitality Journal, HFTP-NYC [Spring 2016]
FLSA Overtime Regulations: What Could They Mean for You
5 Legal Pitfalls for Employers & How to Avoid Them
Network Network Forum