Learn practical strategies to keep your company compliant with changing wage and hour requirements and more by watching this webinar on-demand.
Libby Henninger has a wide-ranging employment law practice with a primary focus on litigation, compliance, and consulting on all aspects of federal and state wage and hour law. She represents and partners with clients across the country to strategically maintain legal compliance with ever-changing employment laws.
She is a founding member of Littler’s Compliance Audit Services Practice Group, a core member of Littler’s Wage and Hour Practice Group and an architect of Littler’s unique web-based audit tool, AuditQB. She counsels and trains clients across the country on the preventive measures that should be taken to reduce potential liability. In this capacity, she develops and manages complex wage and hour compliance reviews, particularly in the areas of pay practice and classification reviews. She works closely with clients to develop compliant compensation programs, create practical and manageable policies and practices, revise payroll practices and calculation methods, review position classifications, and coordinate messaging and training to communicate changes to the workforce.
She routinely practices in federal and state court and in arbitration proceedings, as well as represents clients in investigations conducted by the Department of Labor and other federal and state agencies. In addition to her wage and hour practice, Libby represents clients in traditional discrimination suits and agency charges under both federal and state laws. She advises clients on all aspects of day-to-day personnel matters, including leave and disability issues, employee discipline, and termination.
James A. Paretti, Jr. is an experienced management-side employment and labor relations attorney with in-depth political and policy knowledge of labor, pension, healthcare and employment law, regulations and legislation. Jim is well versed in all aspects of legislative and political processes with demonstrated knowledge in the substance of federal labor and employment policy. He has over two decades of experience working with federal legislators and policymakers, including former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Chairmen of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and senior level administration officials.
Prior to joining Littler, Jim was chief of staff and senior counsel to the acting chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He provided legal and political counsel with respect to all aspects of agency business, administered and managed the Office of the Chair where he was responsible for over 2,200 employees and a 375 million dollar annual budget, and served as primary liaison to regulated stakeholders and Capitol Hill.
His extensive experience includes developing policy and providing legal counsel on the Committee on Education and Labor in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as coordinating external communications and media relations for a senior member of Congress. Jim represented corporate and nonprofit clients in employment litigation in federal and state court, before administrative agencies and in private arbitration while with two Boston firms.