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Greenberg Traurig’s Kelly Bunting to Speak at SHRM Annual Conference in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS June  7, 2017Kelly Dobbs Bunting, a Labor & Employment shareholder in the Philadelphia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will participate in the 2017 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference & Exposition, June 19-21 in New Orleans. The conference is among the largest HR events in the world and offers countless opportunities for professionals to stay up-to-date on trends, new strategies, and innovations in HR.

Bunting will present twice: the first presentation, on June 20, titled “When Performance Meets Protected Right” will address how to spot potential FMLA/ADA issues when disciplining problem employees. On June 21, Bunting will present, “Global Compliance with U.S. Discrimination Laws,” which will address which U.S. employment laws apply to workers overseas, and tips on best practices to avoid lawsuits.

Bunting focuses her practice on defending employers around the country in class and collective wage and hour litigation; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims and whistleblower claims; and trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation. Bunting also provides advice regarding labor issues; internal audits and investigations; global employment issues; and FCPA/anti-corruption law compliance. As the firm’s co-chair of Compliance/HR Training Group and a founding member of the Global Workforce Strategies Group, she is a well-regarded trainer on discrimination/harassment and best practices for HR and company management, and regularly counsels global clients on handbook and policy issues, HR fundamentals, and supervisor liability. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, Bunting was ranked as “Recommended” by The Legal 500 United States for her work in Labor and Employment: Workplace and Employment Counseling. Bunting is a member of Philadelphia’s first-tier ranked Labor & Employment Practice by U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig's Business Labor & Employment Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. The practice has been recognized by Law360 as “Practice Group of the Year” for Labor & Employment (2011 and 2013), and has received a regional award from American Lawyer affiliate, Daily Report, for “Litigation Department of the Year” in Georgia (Labor & Employment 2015). In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, Labor-Management Relations, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit  Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.