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May 8th, 2019
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Andrea G. Chatfield: Andrea is an attorney with Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, pllc, a business law firm in Manchester, NH. She advises employers on risk management issues in the workplace and represents employers of all types and sizes before administrative agencies in discrimination, whistleblower, unemployment, and wage disputes. She conducts in-house trainings for employers and serves as an outside investigator for employers who need to respond to highly sensitive internal complaints of discrimination and harassment. Andrea is a frequent public speaker on employment law topics, and recently authored the New Hampshire employment law chapter for the Navigator series of state laws offered by Lexology (an innovative, web-based service) and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Andrea is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and she has earned an “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell. Andrea is listed in Chambers USA as one of the leading employment lawyers in New Hampshire and in Best Lawyers of America® for Employment Law – Management (recognized in 2019 as “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester in the area of Employment Law – Management). In addition, she is the Government Relations & Legislative Chair for the HR State Council of New Hampshire, and she serves on the Personnel Advisory Committee for the Manchester Community Health Center. In June, 2017, Andrea was the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award for her many years of service on the Board of Directors of the Manchester Area Human Resources Association.
Attorney Jim Reidy – Sheehan Phinney
Jim is a management side employment lawyer who represents organization ranging from multi-national corporations, top closely-held businesses, to not-for-profit entities and public sector employers. He chairs the firm’s labor and employment group which is recognized as one of the New England’s best.
Jim regularly assists clients on a wide range of employment law issues. He is a workplace law resource for several media outlets including CNN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Kiplinger, NPR, HR ( SHRM) Magazine, as well as several local publications and media outlets. Jim is also a regular present at SHRM’s Annual Legal and Legislative Conference, as well as SHRM’s national conventions. Contrary to popular belief Jim is not a body double for Brad Pitt: his law practice takes up too much of his time.
For twenty years, Beth Rattigan has focused her practice in the areas of employment law, labor law, and commercial litigation in Vermont and New Hampshire. In her employment practice, Beth regularly defends employers in federal and state court matters such as wrongful discharge and discrimination claims. She provides advice and training to management regarding employment law compliance and human resource issues including hiring, discipline, termination, reductions in force, wage and hour practices, investigations, sexual harassment, employee relations, employee training, personnel policies and employment agreements. Beth also represents businesses in litigation matters including commercial disputes, contracts, unfair competition, non-compete agreements, trade secrets and insurance litigation.
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