Lauren Herz represents firms in all kinds of issues that come up out of the employment relationship. She serves purchasers in a broad vary of industries and has vital expertise within the trend and sweetness industries.
Lauren supplies pre- and pending litigation help on many several types of employment disputes, together with wage and hour litigation, and harassment and discrimination issues. She additionally assists within the illustration of purchasers in Division of Labor audits of wage and hour practices. She is properly versed in advising purchasers on issues involving worker self-discipline, terminations, workforce reductions, absence administration, FMLA, incapacity and on different normal employment regulation compliance points. Lauren has carried out a number of worker investigations, together with complicated harassment and discrimination allegations. She has additionally offered hours of in-person coaching to managers and human useful resource professionals in key areas of employment regulation compliance.
Lauren helps purchasers of their day-to-day wants on quite a lot of employment issues, together with reviewing employment insurance policies and procedures, and drafting employment agreements.
Previous to becoming a member of the agency, Lauren was a human sources supervisor for a cosmetics model, the place her work included advising senior administration on worker relations issues. Lauren has additionally supported all areas of human sources, together with onboarding, compliance, reporting, payroll/advantages administration, and recruitment.
Whereas in regulation faculty, Lauren gained precious expertise interning within the authorized departments of Burberry and Prada. Moreover, she was chosen for a prestigious clinic place with the New York Innocence Undertaking. Lauren additionally served as an editor of the Moot Court docket Honors Society. Lauren was the recipient of the Jacob Burns Medal, awarded for excellent contribution to her regulation faculty.