WILLIAMS PARKER ATTORNEY JENNIFER FOWLER-HERMES Presents at Florida Association of Legal Support Specialists’ ANNUAL MEETING
SARASOTA, Fla. – Jennifer Fowler-Hermes, a board certified specialist in labor and employment law with Williams Parker, recently participated as a co-presenter at the Florida Association of Legal Support Specialists’ 19th Annual Membership Meeting, held May 6 in Sarasota. The presentation, “Beyond the Hemline: Using Fashion to Recognize Employment Law Issues in the Workplace,” addressed several labor and employment law issues, including religious accommodation, Florida domestic violence leave, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the transgender workforce, gender bias, medical marijuana, and employment policies.
Ms. Fowler-Hermes represents private, public, for-profit, and not-for-profit employers of all sizes in litigation matters and assists employers in managing risks to avoid litigation. Her experience includes representing clients before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in many employment matters, including claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Florida Civil Rights Act, the Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act, whistleblower/retaliation laws, and employment law torts. She also serves as a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit mediator and as editor of The Williams Parker Labor & Employment Blog.
About Williams Parker
Williams Parker was founded in 1925. The firm focuses on employers, developers, high net-worth families, and nonprofits. The firm offers one of Florida’s largest trusts and estates practices; tax and employment groups with significant depth; and accomplished real estate, litigation, and corporate practices. For clients whose legal challenges involve matters in other states or countries, the firm’s membership in a global network of highly-qualified law firms helps its clients secure the legal support they need virtually wherever they need it. Williams Parker takes great pride in its contributions to the community and ongoing investment in its region. The firm is at 200 South Orange Avenue, Sarasota, Florida; (941) 366-4800; www.williamsparker.com.