March 11, 2014

Eric C. Sohlgren, Payne & Fears Partner, Addresses Bar Association on Recent Developments in Employment Law

2009 Key Employment Law Developments

Eric C. Sohlgren, Partner, recently delivered his third annual address to the Orange County Bar Association on recent developments in employment law practice. With over 100 employment law attorneys, judges, arbitrators and mediators from throughout Southern California attending, Mr. Sohlgren surveyed over 50 published court decisions and legislative changes recently affecting employment law practice. Mr. Sohlgren emphasized a clear and direct approach to changes in the law, highlighting how these cases would impact employee rights and employer obligations in the workplace. Mr. Sohlgren represents companies, managers and employee benefit plans in employment litigation before federal and California courts, and in administrative proceedings. With a background in human resources, he frequently advises employers about legal compliance and preventative measures to reduce the risk of litigation. An active speaker, he has trained thousands of human resources professionals, managers and attorneys on employment law.