Fumbles and Strike-Outs: HR Practices that Get Companies Sued

Thursday 2:40 – 3:40 PM

Session Description

It is not difficult for disgruntled employees to find lawyers to represent them. But not ever fired employee looks for a lawyer. So what things do businesses do that cause employees to explore legal claims against their employers? And what can HR professionals do to minimize that risk and the impact of litigation? We’ll cover those bases in this program!

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify why employees sue
  2. Identify “better practices” to prevent litigation
  3. Identify tools for mitigating the impact of employment claims


Michael Blumenthal

Michael Blumenthal is a member of Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC, a Kansas City-based law firm representing businesses across the United States in employment matters and business litigation. Mike has received many recognitions from his peers, including being named by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Kansas City, Missouri in Litigation-Labor & Employment.