Energy Law

Top Legal Traps to Running Your Business in the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 9, 2021

Webinar begins at 12:00 pm Central

Past Event

MCLE Credit available

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Duration: 1 hour

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The pandemic has created unique working environments for a number of businesses. As we continue in this public health crisis, these unique working environments may become lasting fixtures. We will discuss employment law issues and considerations for continuing to run a business during this pandemic, including federal guidance related to vaccinating employees, leave considerations, and workers’ compensation claims.

Webinar begins at 12:00 pm Central
Duration: 1 hour


Diana Gomez
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
Houston, TX

Diana Gomez is a trial and employment law shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston office, where she serves on the firm’s Board of Directors, as the national co-chair for the labor and employment practice, and as the national chair for the Pro Bono Committee. With extensive experience in civil lawsuits in state and federal courts, she provides a full-range of employment law services to her clients from pre-termination counseling, investigations, EEO training, handbook review, drafting of policies, COVID-19 plans, defense in administrative proceedings (EEOC charges, unemployment hearings) and arbitrations as well as all aspects of trial from pre-suit through appeal. Diana has successfully defended all types of employment law matters in state and federal court including claims involving discrimination, retaliation, FLSA and ERISA.

Leslie Tan
Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
Houston, TX

Leslie Tan is an experienced attorney specializing in labor and employment matters and complex civil litigation at Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston office. Ms. Tan enjoys guiding employers through challenging situations, from counseling on daily operations to navigating litigation, and all stages in between.

Ms. Tan practices in state and federal courts throughout Texas, represents employers in administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution processes, and handles sensitive investigations for public and private entities. Ms. Tan also has an extensive background in insurance defense, including first and third party coverage issues and bad faith litigation arising out of personal and commercial liability and property policies.

CLE Credit

Texas Course Number 174133205. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1 credit hour, of which no credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit.

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