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.



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