Bethany advises and represents employers on the many facets of the employment relationship. Clients turn to her for counsel on the everyday dealings of employees, such as accommodating disabled employees, administering the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and reviewing handbooks and policies.
Bethany frequently defends employers against discrimination complaints alleging unfair treatment on the basis of age, disability, sex, race, and other protected classes. She has represented employers in matters involving wage and hour claims pertaining to overtime and misclassification. Bethany is skilled in providing hands-on training in areas such as disability accommodation, FMLA, and harassment to both management and employees. She also has successfully negotiated claims directly and through mediation, assisting her clients in resolving quickly and avoiding litigation.