SARASOTA, Fla. – Gail E. Farb and Kimberly Page Walker, attorneys with Williams Parker, presented at the Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association’s 2017 Annual Legal Update, held January 20, 2017. Ms. Farb and Ms. Walker presented “New Year, New Government, New Challenges in Labor and Employment Law,” which focused on the latest federal, state, and local labor and employment legal developments to help employers prevent or defend against employee lawsuits.
Ms. Farb has extensive experience in the area of labor and employment law. She advises private and public sector management clients regarding preventive measures in a wide range of employment matters, including federal and state discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, FMLA, NLRA, restrictive covenants, and whistleblower laws. She also has experience defending single-plaintiff cases and collective actions in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings.
Ms. Walker is a board certified expert in labor and employment law. She chairs the firm’s Labor & Employment practice representing employers, including private, public, for profit, and not-for-profit entities. Ms. Walker specializes in representing employers in employee-related litigation and providing practical, effective risk management advice.
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.