Employment Law Consultant

Christian Smith's practice is devoted to working with employers to foster compliance with employment laws and minimize the risk of workplace liability. Concentrating on preventing and resolving workplace problems in a practical and cost-effective manner, she offers customized solutions to fit each client's culture and business needs. She provides day-to-day advice in areas such as:
  • Performance and disciplinary issues
  • Harassment or discrimination claims
  • Disabilities and accommodation
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Terminations
  • Severance agreements
  • Compensation matters
  • Personnel policies
  • Leaves of absence, and
  • Internal investigations
  • Current clients represent such diverse industries as technology, medicine, retail and nonprofit organizations. Christian is also retained to conduct prompt, thorough and discreet workplace investigations that allow employers to make informed decisions regarding appropriate responses to employee claims. She also offers customized workplace trainings. Her seminars include discrimination awareness and prevention, legally defensible hiring and firing, and strategies for managing performance.