Finding the Culprit: Policy Reviews and Investigation Tips to Address Complaints and Insulate You from Lawsuits

Tuesday 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Most employee disputes and complaints can be resolved through establishing strong human resources policies and procedures, including thorough investigation methods. This comprehensive session will update you on recent developments regarding employment policies, as well as walk you through the investigation process when a complaint of wrongdoing is raise – including what questions to ask, how to address employees that refuse to participate, and other difficult situations.




Robert Hingula primarily focuses his practice on trial and counseling work involving labor and employment law. Most recently, he has devoted a significant amount of his practice to representing employers in various industries in collective actions brought pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act. As part of his representation, Robert has advised and assisted clients with restructuring their compensation policies to comply with state and federal wage and hour laws. Some of the industries he has represented and counseled in wage and hour issues include financial institutions, mortgage companies, cable installation companies, waste and disposal companies, medical facilities, maintenance companies, and educational institutions.

Lilian Davis helps private and public corporations, individuals, and municipalities identify and address potential liabilities. She brings a passion for the practice of employment law and a genuine interest in developing a strong relationship with her clients while gaining a thorough understanding of their business. Lilian understands the ongoing issues facing employers from a variety of perspectives. She counsels clients on management, compliance, and regulatory issues and investigates and responds to charges of employment discrimination. Her practice includes litigation of whistleblower claims, wage and hour disputes, workplace discrimination, and wrongful termination. She is committed to aggressively representing clients’ needs from case inception through resolution and strategically approaches every step of the litigation process to ensure a cohesive defense.

Elizabeth Gross offers practical and focused solutions for employers facing employee management issues, from daily counseling matters through the litigation process. She understands the myriad challenges and obstacles they face. With the ever-changing dynamic of the employment relationship, Elizabeth assists both public and private companies in a wide range of industries, including banking, financial services, and health care.