Although pay equity litigation has been a prominent concern for employers for a long time, law firms have recently become the target of compensation litigation, either at the individual level, or as part of a class action.
As a result, law firms of all sizes are increasingly reviewing their hiring, promotion, and compensation practices to identify potential issues and, when necessary, make remedial adjustments and/or policy changes.
The cornerstone of this investigation is a review of the firm’s human resources data and documentation. However, if the analysis is not conducted properly, the findings may be misleading, which will result in incorrect decisions made by the firm.
Julie Frizell is a Director in the Washington, D.C. office of Resolution Economics LLC. Dr. Frizell has extensive experience in managing complex data bases, including federal employment data, to analyze the effects of employment practices and policies, such as discrimination allegations related to hiring, promotion, compensation, and termination. She has provided consulting and expert services in preparation for litigation and arbitration in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff and class action matters. Dr. Frizell has also provided economic loss valuations and damage estimates in employment discrimination and federal and state wage and hour cases, as well as assisted in the institution of pro-active monitoring of internal audits.
Paul White is a Partner of Resolution Economics, LLC, and the head of the firm’s Washington, D.C office. Dr. White is a labor economist with significant and distinguished experience in all aspects of the application of labor economics and statistical methods to problems involving labor and employment issues. His practice areas cover all aspects of employment discrimination cases, including compensation, hiring, promotion, and termination. Dr. White’s labor and employment practice also includes EEOC investigations, OFCCP investigations of federal contractors, proactive monitoring of compensation and employee selections, FLSA wage and hour cases, economic damages (single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class actions), union contract negotiations, and NLRB hearings. Additionally, Dr. White has conducted analyses on mutual fund trading practices, asbestos exposure, and prescription drug pricing. Dr. White has testified numerous times in local, state, and federal courts.
March 12, 2019 3:00 PM Eastern
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