As a member of the Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team and leader of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice group, Julianne provides experienced and strategic counsel to clients navigating the ever-changing landscape of labor and employment law. In particular, hospital administrators, medical directors and health insurance executives look to Julianne for business-critical guidance in matters involving discrimination, harassment, disability, accommodations and employee leave.
Julianne is an accomplished litigator who has obtained summary judgment in federal court on behalf of defendant employers in lawsuits involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and wage and hour violations. Recognizing that effective advocacy takes many forms, Julianne also represents employers in mediations and arbitrations involving employment-related issues. Additionally, she counsels employers on the design and implementation of effective dispute resolution procedures.
Julianne has a deep understanding of how employers are impacted by day-to-day workplace issues involving harassment, discrimination, accommodation and leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and FMLA, privacy laws, and federal and state wage and hour regulations. In her general labor and employment practice, she negotiates, drafts and litigates employment agreements and restrictive covenants. She regularly conducts human resources audits, policy reviews and training sessions on effective human resources practices.
Julianne’s practice also includes investigating workplace misconduct and advising clients on strategies to minimize risk in highly complex matters involving executive-level employees.