The Current Landscape of LGBTQ Laws & Effects on Today’s Workplace

07jun10:00 am11:00 amThe Current Landscape of LGBTQ Laws & Effects on Today’s Workplace

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About the Event:

Join us for a PSALA Education webinar with Adam T. Pankratz, Office Managing Shareholder at Ogletree Deakins.

Pride Month – a reason to celebrate! Yet, with each set of victories toward equal treatment comes a new round of legislation targeted at members of the LGBTQ community. During this presentation, we will discuss the current landscape of laws related to the LGBTQ community in the United States and, in particular, our trans community members. We will also discuss how those laws and employee reactions/discussions affect the workplace and strategies for supporting our employees.

The Zoom link will be emailed to all attendees! Register at “Join the Event Now” in the Virtual Event Details section below.

About the Speaker:

Adam PankratzAdam T. Pankratz
Office Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Adam represents local and national employers in a myriad of employment-related and complex commercial matters, including litigation involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour, wrongful termination, ADA and FMLA leave issues and other matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Adam has experience successfully representing employers in executive termination, non-compete, and unfair competition disputes and often represents buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. Recent successes include obtaining summary judgment in various employment discrimination and retaliation lawsuits and obtaining a positive decision on appeal before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Adam also regularly advises employers regarding workplace policies and procedures and counsels employers on compliance with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. Adam is also an active speaker on various employment-related topics and provides training for supervisors and non-management employees.

Adam regularly represents employers in the manufacturing, retail, education, service, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, financial services, real estate, private equity, technology, and transportation industries. Adam has represented employers throughout the United States.

Adam also serves as co-chair of ODAlliance, Ogletree Deakins’ LGBTQ+ business resources group, and is a member of Ogletree Deakins’ Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee.


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