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    2014 Employment Law Update for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia -Approved for 1.5 HRCI - General Recertification Credits and eligible for 1.0 SHRM PDCs

    Date: May 20, 2015, 7:00am – 9:00am
    Organizer:
    Ericka Carmona-Vega
    Location:
    Gaithersburg Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
    Price:
    $45.00 Walk-ins
    Event Type:
    Meeting
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    We're excited to welcome guest speaker James R. Hammerschmidt, principal of the firm and Co-Chair of the firm’s Employment Law practice group.  He will talk us about -  2014 Employment Law Update for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

    About the Program:

    2014 Employment Law Update for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The presentation will take a tour of the key cases from state and federal cases that most impact the day-to-day lives of Human Resource Professionals. It will also include an update on important legislation.

    About the Speaker:

    James R. Hammerschmidt is a principal of the firm and Co-Chair of the firm’s Employment Law practice group, as well as a member of its Litigation and Appellate practice groups, whose practice includes a wide range of commercial, corporate and employment counseling and litigation.

    His general civil litigation and appellate practice experience includes matters involving real estate, land development, breach of contract, trusts and estates, construction, shareholder disputes, business disputes, consumer protection law, RICO, conspiracy and defamation among many others.

    Mr. Hammerschmidt has equally extensive experience representing and counseling clients on employment law issues. He represents clients in federal and state court, as well as before agencies such as the EEOC, Department of Labor and local and state human rights commissions and labor departments, involving claims arising under Title VII, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, Wage Payment and Collection Law and Wage and Hour Law statutes. He counsels clients on and litigates a wide range of employment issues such as breach of contract, wrongful
    termination, trade secret claims and non-competition and nonsolicitation agreements. In addition to litigation, he provides daily advice to clients dealing with difficult employees and employee discipline, and routinely assists clients in developing and implementing employment policies and practices, drafting employee manuals and preparing
    employment agreements. Mr. Hammerschmidt has been recognized for his outstanding work in employment law with his inclusion on the 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list.

    Registration is now closed. Walk-ins are also welcome!