January 8th, 2019
TOPIC: Lessons from the Trenches: Tips and Strategies to Avoid Employee Lawsuits
WHEN: Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Meeting 8:00-9:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:45-8:00 AM
SPEAKER: Mark Whitney
At January’s MWHRMA meeting, Mark Whitney will be presenting a series of strategies and tips for employers to avoid situations that often result in employee lawsuits. Mark will cull these tips and strategies from his 27 years of “20-20 hindsight” gained from litigating, strategizing, investigating, and trying cases in the employment law realm. This is a great opportunity to learn from the mistakes of other employers!
Mark Whitney is the founder of Whitney Law Group, LLC, a law firm focusing on employment law and civil litigation. WLG is an innovative type of law firm that leverages technology to enable its lawyers and paraprofessionals to work together virtually. WLG’s flexible environment provides its staff the ability to work where they want, when they want, without being bothered by office politics, “face time,” billing requirements, and commuting. This environment results in happier and dedicated staff whose sole focus is on exceptional quality work product and exceeding clients’ expectations. Mark has focused on employment law and a variety of complex commercial litigation for the past 27 years. He spent the vast majority of his practice representing employers and insurance companies. While WLG still represents employers, the firm also represents executives and individual plaintiffs. WLG assists individuals who may have been subjected to an adverse employment action and prosecutes claims based on unlawful discrimination and other employment-related claims. WLG counsels executives on a variety of workplace matters, and also provides individuals with an affordable, fixed-price approach to restrictive covenant matters. This unique approach is designed to give individuals a fighting chance to challenge overbroad or unfair post-employment non-compete agreements and other restrictions. WLG has offices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York City, and is on the web at www.whitneylawgroup.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 781-631-4400 Ext. 101.
WHERE: Clark University Graduate Management Center, 333 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9) Southborough, MA RESERVATIONS: You may register by mail (P.O. Box 6405, Holliston, MA 01746), reply to this email, or fax by calling the number below. Please provide your name, company, (if appropriate) and phone number when registering. Reservations and cancellations will be accepted until noon on the Friday before the meeting. Please note that reservations not honored will be billed. In case of inclement weather, please call us at 508-446-1391 for cancellation information.
ATTENDANCE FEE: Members $25.00, Non-Members $50.00. On-line payment is available.