Meagher & Geer partner Mary O’Brien will speak to a national group of insurance brokers and insurance company executives and personnel, including claims and underwriting personnel, regarding current issues and trends in employment law. Topics will include the latest developments regarding discrimination, protected status, Title VII, the ADA and the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the EEOC, medical marijuana, claim and disability trends, mitigating risk, and risk evaluation.
Mary is the head of Meagher & Geer’s Employment Law practice group. She has provided legal counsel and advice to business owners since 1986. When business issues arise, Mary’s 25+ years of experience provide invaluable perspective and strategic direction. Mary is well-familiar with litigation proceedings at the agency level as well as the state and federal trial and appeals courts. She is a zealous advocate for her clients throughout all stages of litigation, representing clients in matters venued throughout Minnesota as well as in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Arkansas and California.
Mary is a frequent speaker to business and management groups on a variety of topics. She has the unique ability to simultaneously educate and motivate business leaders to build stronger, more focused organizations. Her quest to make the law interesting and relevant to clients led her to create Lawy-HR Productions, an entertaining, custom approach to executive coaching. Sample videos can be viewed here.