Butzel Long attorneys featured during Walsh College’s 9th Annual Human Resources Summit


Butzel Long attorneys featured during Walsh College’s 9th Annual Human Resources Summit

Attorney Rebecca S. Davies co-chairs event for the ninth year

DETROIT, Mich. –  Butzel Long attorneys Rebecca S. Davies, James S. Rosenfeld and Diane M. Soubly will be featured speakers during Walsh College’s 9th Annual Human Resources Summit on Friday, March 2, 2018 at its Troy campus. For additional information, visit http://www.walshcollege.edu/hrsummit

Davies, an adjunct faculty member, is again a co-chair of the event. She will present a program titled, “Embracing Change: Understanding Employment Law under the Trump Administration.” Davies will provide her annual update on employment law with an emphasis on the recent changes under the Trump administration.

Notably, Rosenfeld and Soubly will co-present a program titled, “Investigating Unlawful Harassment in the Post-Weinstein World.” They will discuss the risks and issues involved in harassment investigations; review the nuts and bolts of conducting compliant harassment investigations; and, emphasize the need to review and possibly re-publish a compliant unlawful harassment policy and procedure as well as renew training efforts in a post-Weinstein world.

Rebecca S. Davies

Rebecca S. Davies is based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office. She concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. She represents employers in federal and state court litigation and before state and federal administrative agencies. She regularly counsels employers regarding compliance under federal and state employment laws (including FLSA, FMLA, ADA and Title VII), drafts policies and procedures, and advises on preventative strategies

James S. Rosenfeld

James S. Rosenfeld is an attorney and shareholder in the Detroit office of Butzel Long. He has served as the manager of Butzel Long’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and has extensive experience in litigating a wide variety of labor and employment cases. He has completed 40-hour General Civil Case Mediator Training and frequently provides proactive training to employers and associations on various employment related issues, such as harassment avoidance and effective supervision. He is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, listed in the Best Lawyers in America in Labor and Employment and ranked by Chambers USA.

Diane M. Soubly

Diane M. Soubly, based in Butzel Long’s Ann Arbor office, is licensed in Michigan and Illinois. For over 38 years, she has represented employers (from small to national in size) in agency proceedings and in individual and class action employment litigation and employee benefits litigation.   She has been elected a Super Lawyer in both fields in both states and is one of a select few attorneys nationally who have been elected Fellows of both the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel.  She has served as outside counsel and as investigator in sexual harassment investigations, has conducted sexual harassment trainings, and has developed sexual harassment policy and procedures for employers and for the State Bar of Michigan.