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February 2018

Philadelphia Attorney Matthew Taylor Featured Presenter on Sexual Harassment Awareness at Tri-State HRMA Conference

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani associate Matthew Taylor will be a featured presenter at the Tri-State Human Resource Management Association Legal Symposium on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Rowan College in Gloucester County, New Jersey. Taylor's presentation is titled "Sexual Harassment Awareness and Recent Legal Trends: Employer Best Practices," will provide Human Resources professionals with the tools to identify and manage incidents of sexual harassment in the work place. Taylor will address:

  • Employer liability for sexual harassment claims.
  • Legal standard for sexual harassment claims.
  • Hypothetical scenarios to illustrate sexual harassment.
  • Litigation issues that arise in context of defending sexual harassment claims.
  • Best practices for employers regarding sexual harassment policies and investigations.
  • Identify recent trends including #metoo movement and its affect on legal landscape and claims of harassment.
  • Recent trends in the law focusing on New Jersey/Pennsylvania law.

For more information, or to register, please click here.

Matthew Taylor is a litigation associate in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees, concentrating his practice on complex commercial and civil litigation with a focus on employment law and products liability matters. Taylor counsels clients in cases pending across the country, and regularly handles all aspects of litigation in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Taylor represents employers in state and federal court, as well as before administrative agencies, in a broad spectrum of employment-related matters including claims involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, as well as many other federal and state employment discrimination laws. He also counsels clients on a broad range of employment and labor law matters helping them to comply with federal, state and local laws.

Tri-State Human Resource Management Association (TSHRMA) is a high profile recognized source for professional expertise and individual development for human resources in its operating area. It is a member-driven SHRM affiliated chapter that continues to grow by staying on the leading edge of human resource management issues, and by being innovative and creative in meeting member needs and expectations.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 47 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both the Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.


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