The Best Surprise Is No Surprise: Avoiding Pitfalls in the Hiring Process - Cleveland, Ohio

Date: October 12, 2012

Contact: Cheryle McGee -

Thompson Hine LLP
Lakeview Room
3900 Key Center
127 Public Square
Breakfast Briefing - Cleveland

A complimentary breakfast briefing presented by Thompson Hine LLP's Labor & Employment group.

Please join us as we examine best practices in preparing for new hires, including conducting background checks, researching new employees using social media and evaluating whether your company should consider electronic I-9 processing.


Sarah C. Flannery
Sarah's practice includes representation of employers and management in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. She has defended employers in federal and state litigation and she has counseled employers on issues including hiring and termination decisions; non-competition, non-disclosure, non-solicitation, employment and severance agreements; employment policies and handbooks; employment audits; anti-harassment training; FMLA, ADA, and Workers' Compensation issues; and telecommuting issues. Sarah also has extensive experience counseling employers on employment-based immigration issues, including visa sponsorship and regulatory compliance. She oversees the firm's immigration practice.

Matthew R. Kissling
Matt focuses his practice on all aspects of labor and employment law. He has handled matters involving whistleblower litigation, wage and hour disputes, and workers' compensation claims arising under approximately 80 different federal statutes. His experience also includes resolving whistleblower complaints under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and prevailing wage issues involving the H-1B provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

8:00 a.m. - Registration & continental breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Program

Certificate of attendance will be provided.