Speaker: Sarah Lamar, Attorney Hunter MacLean Law Firm
Sarah Lamar is a partner with the law firm of HunterMaclean in Savannah, GA and practices in the area of employment law. Sarah has experience representing employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts regarding discrimination and employment laws such as Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act, among others. She also represents employers in breach of contract actions, including non-competes and tort claims, and in agency investigations brought by the U.S. and Georgia Departments of Labor, the EEOC, OFCCP, and U.S. ICE. She conducts in-house training for employers and advises clients on a variety of human resource issues, including their federal affirmative action and immigration law obligations.
Sarah has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer and one of the Best Lawyers in America in Labor and Employment Law. The highly competitive Chambers USA legal directory highlighted Sarah in its Georgia Employment Law rankings.
Sarah received her B.A. in History from Yale University in 1988 and her J.D. from Emory University in 1991. Following law school, Sarah was a law clerk from 1991 to 1992 for the Honorable Richard B. Kellam, Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.
Topic: New Administration, New Rules, New Focus: What’s Next in Employment Law
Sarah will focus on current legislative and regulatory initiatives such as healthcare and immigration reform, paid leave and the DOL’s overtime and joint employment rules, as well as changes at the NLRB. Sarah will also address new legislative efforts at the state level which impact employers in Georgia. Finally, she will discuss the trends in employment legislation at the federal and state level.