Dorothy (“Dottie”) D. Parson McDermott is a Principal within the Indianapolis, Indiana, workplace of Jackson Lewis P.C. She concentrates her follow within the protection of civil rights and employment-related claims, in addition to ERISA and non-ERISA worker advantages issues, together with dangerous religion and breach of contract claims.
Ms. McDermott defends employers and administration in federal and state courts and earlier than administrative entities (EEOC, Indiana and U.S. Division of Labor, and related state businesses) in issues starting from ADA, ADEA, COBRA, FMLA, Title VII, Part 1981, the Indiana Wage Cost and Claims statutes, covenant to not compete/commerce secret, and wrongful termination claims. Moreover, Ms. McDermott participates in inside FLSA audits on behalf of employers, and the protection of FLSA class motion litigation. She additionally advises employers and administration on human useful resource points, reductions in power, worker handbooks, insurance policies, severance agreements, EEO coaching, and office violence prevention restraining orders. Ms. McDermott additionally leads inside company investigations concerning claims of sexual harassment and discrimination. She additionally gives evaluation and steering concerning drug testing legal guidelines and medical marijuana/marijuana-related laws impacting employers in quite a few states throughout the USA.