We work for employers
Each one of our attorneys is passionately dedicated to ensuring that our clients are always well-positioned to reduce exposure and to enhance their competitive advantage. We provide the foundational knowledge needed for early identification and elimination of workplace concerns before they evolve into full-scale litigation. Whether an issue concerns federal leave law, state regulation on payment of wages or a wrongful termination trial, Hirschfeld Kraemer lawyers draw on an enormous reserve of experience and talent to maximize results while minimizing costs.
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Our firm represents over 100 colleges and universities in both the private and public sector throughout the United States. Our clients range from large, public research institutions to community colleges and small, private liberal arts colleges. We have special expertise addressing the unique legal issues that arise for church and religious-affiliated institutions. We offer assistance dealing with accreditation matters, as well as advising and training on preventing, investigating and responding to campus sexual assaults under Title IX, Clery and state laws. And we routinely provide legal training to administrators on a wide variety of legal issues.
colleges and universities throughout the United States seek guidance from Hirschfeld Kraemer
After years of recognition and lament concerning violence in our hospitals and the larger healthcare community, California is doing something about it in a big way. Through unprecedented statutory and regulatory mandate administered by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, a broad range of health care service providers has until April 1, 2018 to ensure that their written workplace violence prevention plan is in place, complete with investigation, response and communications procedures, and comprehensive incident reporting and record-keeping protocols.
of all reported workplace violence incidents occurred against workers in healthcare and social assistance
Presentations & Workshops
The #MeToo movement demands re-evaluation of many fundamental processes and beliefs concerning the best way to identify, investigate, and stop workplace harassment. While the essential investigation skills are still relevant – understanding burden of proof, knowing how to ask effective questions, and the ability to properly apply the foundational tools of credibility assessment – HR…Read More ›
Natasha Baker will conduct a training on the legal requirements pertaining to campus sexual assault prevention and response. The second day will discuss trauma-informed investigations of campus sexual assault complaints for Coordinators, Diversity Officers, Student Affairs, Campus Safety, Campus Counsel, Athletic Directors & Staff, Student Conduct and Grievance Officers, Residence Life Staff and Investigators.Read More ›
Conducting An Effective Internal Investigation What you don’t know can cost you money. Protect yourself and be informed. On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, Steve Hirschfeld of Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP will present a lunchtime seminar designed to provide practical insight on those skills necessary to conduct an investigation into any type of employee misconduct claim. Conducting An…Read More ›
Recent years have seen rising legal and social trends aimed at increasing workplace fairness and transparency. Employers are taking notice, whether to attract and retain talent or simply to prevent litigation. In 2016, California became the trend setter in adopting the nation’s most aggressive and onerous state equal pay law. Other states – New York, Massachusetts,…Read More ›