Skip to main content
GeneralCommunityLabor and EmploymentJanet HendrickKim KellyMichele Spillman

Phillips Murrah Employment Attorneys Host Dallas AM@PM Breakfast Panel

By October 5th, 2023No Comments
This image depicts the various laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment, labor, and other areas of business on the basis of race, gender, disability, and other protected characteristics.

On Sept. 14, attorneys from Phillips Murrah’s Labor and Employment practice group hosted an educational presentation and panel discussion at the Westin Galleria in Dallas. The event, titled Top Employment Law Issues for 2023, was part of our AM@PM Breakfast Forum series.

A group is posing for a photo.

From left: AM@PM Top Employment Law Issues for 2023 presenters Kim Kelly, Michele Spillman, and Janet Hendrick.

Shareholders Janet A. Hendrick and Michele C. Spillman, and attorney Kim B. Kelly provided updates and discussed trends important to employers of all sizes, including the following topics:

  • Remote Workers
  • Pay Transparency
  • What’s Happening at the NLRB
  • Noncompetes & Arbitration Agreements
  • Overtime Rules
  • Pregnancy, Disability and Religious Accommodations
  • Corporate DEI Initiatives in Light of the Supreme Court’s Recent Decision

“Employment law rapidly changes, and the Phillips Murrah Labor & Employment Law team strives to provide our clients with information and recommendations to stay compliant,” said Hendrick. “Our AM@PM events, such as our recent Dallas event, are an opportunity to engage in interactive discussion about the evolving issues.”

The panel discussion was followed by a lively Q&A session. The AM@PM Top Employment Law Issues for 2023 event was approved for attendees to receive MCLE (TX & OK) and HRCI credits.

We closely monitor labor and employment agency decisions that affect our clients’ operations and provide updates and insights via our website and our Labor and Employment Email Alerts. To subscribe, click here:Call to Action button for PM's employment law e-alert

About the presenters: 

Janet Hendrick

Janet A. Hendrick is Shareholder who represents employers of all sizes in industries including oil & gas, healthcare, construction, fintech, manufacturing, and insurance. Her practice includes internal investigations, training, and advising clients on compliance with a goal of minimizing legal risk. She also regularly represents clients in high-stakes employment litigation, including employee defection matters. Janet brings years of experience and in-depth legal knowledge to deliver results.

CONTACT: | 469.485.7334

Michele C. SpillmanMichele Spillman is a Shareholder and litigation attorney who represents employers in a wide variety of industries. Michele provides advice and counsel on federal and state employment laws regarding discrimination, harassment, retaliation, medical leave requests and accommodations, and wage and hour issues. She also assists employers with human resources matters, including employment policies, handbooks, severance agreements, non-competition matters, and internal investigations into alleged violations of various employment laws.

CONTACT: | 469.485.7342

Kim B. Kelly A person with layered brown hair and a warm smile poses for a headshot portrait, their lips, chin, neck, and eyebrows visible beneath the fabric an litigation attorney who is experienced in defending clients of all sizes in both state and federal courts. Kim maintains a close partnership with her clients, diligently identifying strategic objectives and adeptly managing risks at every pivotal moment throughout the lifespan of a lawsuit.

CONTACT: | 469.485.7337

Follow Phillips Murrah on social media:

Twitter logo icon Instagram logo icon Facebook logo icon LinkedIn button