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How Businesses Can Protect Against Disgruntled Employee Lawsuits


Ventura, CA, August 24, 2011 --(PR.com)-- HR managers and business owners will gain valuable insight into the attorney perspective of avoiding lawsuits filed by disgruntled or ex-employees when Meghan B. Clark, Esq., a partner in the Employment Law Group of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, presents “How to Make Employees Unattractive (To a Plaintiff’s Lawyer).” The luncheon seminar is hosted by the East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council and will be 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Sept. 21 at Los Robles Greens Golf Course, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks.

“I often see companies that are not prepared and put their business at risk because of decisions made in the process of disciplining or terminating employees,” said Clark. “This seminar will help human resource professionals and business owners learn the critical procedures they should follow to ensure they are protected from unnecessary employee lawsuits and – if there is a suit – how to minimize the company’s exposure.”

Detailed how-to information on a number of related topics will also be covered, such as running a workplace investigation, minimizing wage and hour claims, obtaining an enforceable release of claims from terminated or laid off employees and working with insurance carriers when a claim is threatened or made.

To register, call the East Ventura County EAC at (805) 382-8618, or visit www.eastventuraeac.org. Early bird registration is $35 and must be received by Sept. 16. Walk-in registration is $45. Lunch is included.

After passing the bar in 1998, Clark’s practice has increasingly focused on employment litigation and providing day-to-day counseling for employers. Her practice includes a significant amount of appellate work, which has resulted in several published decisions. She is the vice chair of the East Ventura County EAC, member of the California Lutheran University Board of Counselors, a two-time past board member of the Board of Directors for the Ventura County Bar Association and is a former California Young Lawyers Association board member. She frequently presents seminars to local employer groups.

Founded in 1982, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP is a full-service law firm offering efficient solutions and advocacy for individuals and business clients. FCOP’s lawyers work in 14 specialized practice groups to provide personal attention to clients in Ventura County and throughout California. For more information about Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, visit www.fcoplaw.com or call (805) 659-6800.

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