Investigating and Documenting Employee Misconduct: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Minimizing Exposure to Wrongful Discharge, Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide legal and practical guidance for employment attorneys on investigating and documenting reports of employee misconduct. The panel will address who should perform the investigation, tips for conducting a thorough investigation, and techniques for properly documenting the investigation.
- Bias considerations
- Selecting an investigator
- Conducting the investigation
- Documenting the investigation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- When should an employer appoint an attorney to conduct an investigation of employee misconduct—and what special considerations arise from the attorney's involvement?
- What best practices should employers and their counsel use to minimize the risk of litigation when planning, conducting and documenting investigations of alleged employee misconduct?
- What are the best practices for employment counsel when necessary documentation is not available?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
She has extensive experience handling complex multi-party, multi-jurisdictional commercial and labor and employment... | Read More
She has extensive experience handling complex multi-party, multi-jurisdictional commercial and labor and employment matters. She has successfully defended primarily Fortune 100 companies throughout the United States and abroad in numerous trials, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. She is regularly quoted in the media as a leading practitioner in her field.Close
E. Jewelle Johnson
Senior Counsel and Chief Employment Counsel
Graphic Packaging International
She is responsible for all labor, employment, and benefits issues impacting the Company’s 13,000 employees... | Read More
She is responsible for all labor, employment, and benefits issues impacting the Company’s 13,000 employees world-wide. In addition, she serves as primary counsel for the Company’s Flexible and Mills Divisions, which includes drafting commercial contracts, handling mergers and acquisitions, and general advice and counsel.Close