Jennifer L. Sellers
Banking, Construction, Defense Contractors, Insurance, Retail, Wholesale and Distribution
Jennifer L. Sellers is a member in the Employment, Labor, OSHA and Immigration group. She provides counseling in both the transactional and litigation arenas of employment & labor law. She offers advice on hiring, employment contracts, covenants not to compete, severance agreements, employee manuals, compensation, benefits and terminations.
She also represents clients in a wide variety of employment
litigation matters which involve discrimination issues, including sexual
harassment and retaliation, Section 7 issues under the National Labor Relations
Act ("NLRA"), wage and hour issues and leave issues involving the Family and
Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") and the Uniformed Services Employment and
Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA"). Her
litigation experience includes agency practice.
In particular, she represents clients in front of the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the National
Labor Relations Board.
Ms. Sellers also handles issues involving the Affordable Health Care Act and addresses the changes and options it presents to companies. Her Davis-Bacon and prevailing wage practice includes counseling and training on state and federal prevailing wages and benefits requirements, coverage and applicability of prevailing wage laws, coverage exemptions, worker classification and pay issues, addressing wage determinations, wage surveys, and representation of employers before the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division and similar state agencies.
She has particular experience in matters involving the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"). Her employment and labor background,
as well as her Master of Science in Taxation, allows her to advise clients on
both the IRS rules and the U.S. Department of Labor rules that govern ERISA
Ms. Sellers also works on merger-acquisition transactions. She handles due diligence matters as they relate to benefit and employment issues. Ms. Sellers has handled sales transactions that were in excess of $10 million.