MCLEAN, VA – Dec. 3, 2020– Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Michael Taylor and Associate Adam Roseman will speak at Intelex’s “A Look Ahead at 2021 - More of the Same for EHS or a Whole New Ballgame?” webinar hosted by Occupational Health and Safety Magazine (OH&S), to be held on Dec. 9.
Taylor and Roseman will discuss the bellwether events of 2020 that will potentially have a long-term impact on environment, health, and safety (EHS) in 2021 and beyond. They will also discuss what EHS professionals can expect in terms of regulatory and enforcement actions and trends.
Taylor is chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice's OSHA group. He focuses his practice exclusively on representing employers regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Chemical Safety Board (CSB) matters across the country. Over the last 18 years, Taylor has defended scores of employers during enforcement litigation before federal OSHA, Cal-OSHA, SC-OSHA, WA-DOSH, as well as other state OSH agencies. Many of these representations have involved a significant injury, fatality, or catastrophic event in the workplace.
Currently, he provides guidance to employers regarding appropriate engineering, work practices, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment when dealing with COVID-19 in the workplace. Taylor also provides OSHA compliance counseling, OSHA inspection counseling, OSHA whistleblower representation, OSHA due diligence reviews, and CSB investigations for clients. He has wide-ranging experience in the workplace safety field, including his prior public service as general counsel to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the federal agency in charge of the trials and appeals of workplace safety and health disputes between federal OSHA and the regulated community.
Roseman focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment investigations, counselling, and litigation arising under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, whistleblower retaliation under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and restrictive covenants. He also has experience on white collar matters, representing clients in internal investigations and civil and criminal government enforcement actions, including the defense of qui tam/False Claims Act complaints.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, 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 nationwide 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. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, 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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.