Webinar: MA Paid Family & Medical Leave Act (PFML) - Updates and Q&A
Join Dan Klein, Partner at Seyfarth Shaw as he provides a review and update around the MA Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, and opens the session up for questions.
Daniel B. Klein, Esq.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Daniel Klein is a partner in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw's Boston office. Mr. Klein's practice includes the representation of management in employment and non-competition litigation matters before state and federal courts, at trial and appellate levels, as well as federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities.
Mr. Klein also counsels national, regional and local employers on a wide variety of employment matters, including disability accommodation, family and medical leave, workplace investigations, wage and hour compliance, commissions disputes, performance assessment and discipline, terminations, reductions-in-force, training, background checks, whistleblower claims, defamation, handbook and policy review, and trade-secrets protection strategies.As a member of the firm's Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Klein has defended employers in a variety of complex discrimination cases, including multi-plaintiff discrimination lawsuits, EEOC pattern and practice cases, and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Mr. Klein also has defended employers against the full spectrum of cases involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, defamation, and wage and hour violations, as well as representing employers in non-competition and contract disputes.Mr. Klein regularly assists clients in drafting employment contracts, severance agreements, non-competition, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, personnel policies and company handbooks. He has represented employers in a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, staffing, professional services, transportation, and technology.Mr. Klein lectures frequently on a variety of employment law topics for human resource specialists and in-house counsel, including regular presentations on behalf of the Northeast Human Resources Association, the Massachusetts Hospital Association, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Klein served as a legal intern at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. From 2005 through the present, Boston Magazine and Law and Politics have named Mr. Klein one of Massachusetts' and New England's "Super Lawyer Rising Stars." Mr. Klein received his J.D., from Boston College Law School, and his B.A. from Colgate University.
Daniel B. Klein
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Phone: (617) 946-4840
Jean M. Wilson, Esq.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Jean has handled employment litigation for clients for almost two decades, and understands the risks that employers face. While she still handles litigation matters, her practice focuses on supporting employers on an ongoing basis to help them avoid litigation, and comply with ever-changing employment laws. Jean turns her litigation experience into practical advice for employers in running their businesses. She works with employers on hiring matters, and has specific experience in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and state background check laws. Jean also counsels employers on other matters, including leaves of absence, accommodations, performance counseling, discipline, workplace investigations, reductions-in-force, and employee separations.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Jean worked as an assistant director providing support to adults with developmental disabilities. This experience managing employees has provided Jean with real-world insight into the challenges faced by managers and employers, and has helped her think about and implement creative solutions to their everyday problems.
Jean partners with clients to help them achieve their desired results. She enjoys working with business leaders, managers, and employee relations teams to develop processes and creative solutions to everyday matters.