Lauren Smith leads seminar about discrimination and harassment
On February 17, 2017, Lanier Ford employment lawyer Lauren Smith lead a lunch-and-learn seminar about federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion.
Ms. Smith regularly consults with clients on day-to-day employment matters involving discrimination, harassment, employee policies and handbooks, discipline and termination, and exemption classifications. Ms. Smith also represents municipalities, governmental officials, and private-sector businesses in tort litigation brought under Alabama and federal law, including claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She represents clients involved in lawsuits filed in both federal and state courts, and has significant appellate experience before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Alabama Supreme Court.