The New Pay Transparency Law and Seattle Hiring Trends

08sep10:00 pm11:00 amThe New Pay Transparency Law and Seattle Hiring Trends

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About the Event:

Topics Covered:

  • Pankratz will be discussing everything we need to know about the new Washington state pay transparency law.
  • Stephanie will be covering the legal market post March 2020 – including current unemployment rates, hiring trends, and what it takes to be competitive for top talent in 2022.
  • Stephanie will highlight the in-demand positions, retention strategies for your current staff and what to expect as we move forward to 2023.

About the Speakers:

Adam Pankratz
Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Adam PankratzMr. Pankratz 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. Mr. Pankratz 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.

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

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

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

Stephanie Elliott
Vice President & Branch Director, Robert Half

Stephanie ElliottStephanie Elliott is the Vice President and Seattle Branch Director for Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In this role, she partners with law firms and corporate legal departments across the Pacific Northwest by providing legal staffing on a contract, permanent, and project basis. Stephanie joined Robert Half Legal in 2015 and oversees their PNW operations while keeping her partnership with clients to provide top talent. Stephanie is a graduate of the University of Washington and an Athletic Member with the Washington Athletic Club.


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