Dove Burns Presented at PLDF’s Webinar “New Battle Lines for Employment Claims”

November 13, 2020

On Friday, November 13, 2020, Dove Burns co-presented a webinar, titled “New Battle Lines for Employment Claims,” hosted by The Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF). The panel discussed recent developments in the law regarding (1) obesity discrimination, (2) discrimination based on sexual orientation and sexual identity, (3) stereotypes regarding accused harassers, (4) overtime exemptions, and (5) independent contractor definitions and their impact on claims.

PLDF is a not-for-profit organization designed to bring together attorneys, claims professionals and risk management specialists to share expertise and information helpful to the successful defense of professional liability claims. Learn more about the organization here.

Dove focuses her practice on employment law and professional liability. She has experience defending corporate clients and executives, professional service providers, multibillion-dollar international restaurant chains, hospitals, municipalities, housing authorities, nonprofits, and boards of directors in a variety of high-exposure matters. She provides proactive counsel to employers, handles employment and severance agreements, drafts policy manuals and other management documents and conducts training sessions to aide employers in minimizing and the risk of litigation. She has resolves many disputes through arbitration, mediation, and conciliation in addition to trying numerous cases to verdict.