Amy Blaisdell has represented employers nationwide in the defense of employment and employee benefits litigation, including in the United States Supreme Court.
Amy focuses her practice on highly regulated industries including health care, the securities industry and banking. Understanding the specific regulatory framework in which these businesses operate enables her to give comprehensive guidance to her clients.
In her securities practice, Amy has defended nationwide class action filed against brokerage firms involving wage and hour matters. She also regularly defends brokerage firms in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, including claims alleging wrongful termination of brokers and Form U5 defamation.
As part of her health care practice, she has defended hundreds of ERISA lawsuits, including class actions. She is a leader of the firm's health care industry group.
Another focus of Amy’s practice is absence and leave management, an area of increasing importance for employers. She is a frequent presenter on employment and employee benefits topics. Amy also provides practical day-to-day human resources and employee benefits advice and drafts handbooks and various employment agreements. She trains employers on topics including discrimination and harassment, management of employee absence and compliance with the ADA, FMLA, FLSA and other laws.
Amy is a former member of the firm’s Board of Directors.
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