January 14 -15, 2020 l New Orleans Marriott l 555 Canal Street
Meet Your Speaker
Thaddeus A. Harrell
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Thaddeus Harrell is a labor and employment attorney who protects employer's interests. He advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, spanning from hire through termination, disability considerations, misclassification issues, employee misconduct and other disciplinary matters.
His practice includes representing employers in litigation matters, including the defense of claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
In addition to his trial work, Thaddeus handles both appellate and workers' compensation defense cases. Appearing before administrative judges throughout the state of Florida, he has obtained favorable results for his clients before the Florida First District Court of Appeals.
Prior to joining Hinshaw in 2014, Thaddeus was a law clerk with the firm. During law school, he clerked for the Honorable Winston Jackson, EEOC, in Chicago; for the Honorable William Alexa, Porter County Superior Court, in Valparaiso, Indiana; and in the Ft. Lauderdale City Prosecutor's Office, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Employment Practices Liability: Things that Make You Go Hmmm
Regardless of how likable you or your agency is, the risk of being sued by an employee is very real. Did you know your agency is 3x more likely to be sued than to experience a fire? While retaliation is the top reason most employees sue, race, sex, disability and age follow closely behind. During this session, we will explore the most common EPLI claims and simple steps you can take to protect you, your agency and your clients.