Solutions to the Top 10 Employment Pitfalls


CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Join us for a discussion of the top ten issues that expose organizations to employment law liability. Doug Clifford, in house counsel for Eastridge Workforce Solutions, and Carolina Bravo-Karimi, a management-side Employment Partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP, will walk you through the most problematic employment law requirements for employers and propose possible solutions to each.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Wage & hour issues
•   Leaves of absence
•   Performance issues
•   Other hotly-contested employment law issues

Date / Time: May 30, 2019

•   6:05 pm – 8:05 pm Eastern
•   5:05 pm – 7:05 pm Central
•   4:05 pm – 6:05 pm Mountain
•   3:05 pm – 5:05 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: May 30, 2019

Carolina Bravo-Karimi, Esq. is a Partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP and a member of the firm’s Employment Law group. Her practice is focused on representing employers in a variety of employment disputes, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour litigation. Mrs. Bravo-Karimi also conducts workplace investigations, including those requiring Spanish fluency. She also regularly advises employers regarding diversity initiatives and provides implicit bias, equal pay, and anti-harassment training.

Additionally, Mrs. Bravo-Karimi has served as the Faculty Advisor for the Executive Moot Court Board and an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Prior to joining Wilson Turner Kosmo, Mrs. Bravo-Karimi served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Louisa S. Porter of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Douglas R. Clifford, Esq. has worked as an employment law litigator, in-house counsel, adjunct professor, and mediator. Currently, Doug is in-house counsel for Eastridge Workforce Solutions, an international contingent staffing agency. In this role, Doug is responsible for counseling and litigating employment law matters on behalf of Eastridge, as well as managing outside counsel on matters. Prior to Eastridge, Doug founded his own law firm, Clifford Law Office LLP, where he was a management-side employment lawyer who often conducted workplace investigations and advised companies on employment law issues. During this time, Doug also worked as an adjunct professor for the University of Redlands, where he taught “Legal Aspects of Human Resources.” Doug has also spent more than a decade as an employment law litigator for one of Southern California’s prominent employment law firms.

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