A member of Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team, Julianne navigates clients through the ever-changing landscape of labor and employment law. In particular, hospital administrators, medical directors and health insurance executives look to her for business critical guidance in matters involving discrimination, harassment, disability, accommodations and employee leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Notably, Julianne has obtained summary judgment in federal court on behalf of defendant employers in lawsuits involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, FMLA, retaliation and wage and hour violations.
As part of her general labor and employment practice, Julianne negotiates, drafts and litigates employment agreements and restrictive covenants. She also represents employers in mediations and arbitrations involving employment-related issues and helps employers design and implement effective dispute resolution procedures.
Julianne regularly conducts human resources audits, policy reviews and training sessions on effective human resources practices. She also counsels employers regarding day-to-day workplace issues involving harassment, discrimination, accommodation and leave under FMLA, ADA and privacy laws, as well as federal and state wage and hour regulations.