SARASOTA, FL, October 29, 2020—Gail E. Farb, a labor and employment attorney with Williams Parker, recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Sarasota County Bar Association concerning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, that clarified protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 related to LGBTQ+ employees. The panel discussed implications of the decision including ensuring compliance, addressing workplace issues, and revising policies.
Ms. Farb also recently presented “How to Identify Workplace Abuse and Assist Abused Employees” to the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Southwest Florida (SWFL) Chapter at a 2020 Foundation Strategic Breakfast. The presentation included how business leaders can pro-actively position their company through innovative strategies regarding harassment and bullying, workplace violence, concealed weapons, as well as domestic and sexual violence.
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 and labor law matter and defends single-plaintiff cases and collective actions in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings. Ms. Farb is AV Preeminent-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been repeatedly named to Florida Super Lawyers for Employment and Labor. She is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and Duke University.
About Williams Parker
Founded in 1925, Williams Parker comprises over 50 attorneys and offers one of Florida’s largest trusts and estates practices, as well as accomplished real estate, tax, employment, corporate, healthcare, and litigation practices. The firm also serves clients’ needs globally through its membership in Ally Law, an international alliance of law firms with a membership of 60 firms that include more than 2,300 lawyers in 100 business centers throughout 40 countries. Williams Parker takes great pride in its contributions to the community and ongoing investment in its region. The firm is located at 200 South Orange Avenue, Sarasota, Florida. For more information, please visit williamsparker.com.