Melissa A. Siebert has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the employment and labor group. She concentrates her practice in employment litigation, wage and hour litigation, and employment law counseling. She regularly advises employers on a range of employment matters, including the interaction between the FMLA/ADA and workers' compensation, restrictive covenants, company-wide policy creation and implementation, employee investigations, discipline and termination, workforce reductions and restructurings, and employment agreements. Siebert has a focus on nationwide and putative state class/collective actions under the FLSA and state wage and hour laws. She also represents employers defending actions in federal and state court, and before various federal, state and county human rights commissions alleging sexual and racial harassment; race, pregnancy, sex, national origin, age, religious and disability discrimination; retaliation; wrongful discharge; and claimed violations of Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and the FLSA. Siebert comes to BakerHostetler from K&L Gates LLP. She earned a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law and an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
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