Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Mary Leigh Pirtle, Tim Garrett, Laura Mallory and Kimberly Veirs will present during the 2022 Employment Law Conference hosted by the Middle Tennessee Society of Human Resource Management (MTSHRM). The conference will take place in Franklin, Tennessee at the Hilton Franklin Cool Springs on October 20-21, 2022. The first day of programming will feature general sessions and breakout discussions that focus on FLSA, FMLA, ADA, discrimination and Title VII laws, among others. On the second day, attendees will learn from the perspective of attorneys through a mock trial experience, followed by a Q&A where audience members will have the opportunity to ask an attorney panel any pressing legal questions they may have.

Mary Leigh, Laura and Kimberly will all be participating in the mock trial on October 21 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. CST titled, “Sexual Harassment & Age Discrimination – ADEA and Title VII.” Laura will serve as the defense counsel, Kimberly will serve as a witness and Mary Leigh will be a moderator. In addition to the mock trial, Mary Leigh will also serve as a moderator and Tim will serve as a panelist during the “Ask an Attorney Panel,” taking place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. CST.

During the conference, attendees can look forward to learning how to:

  • Improve your understanding of the complex and confusing world of workplace legislation and pending court decisions.
  • Identify common pitfalls that can put your organization at risk.
  • Build your professional network of peers and resources.
  • Gain tools, tips and resources that minimize your vulnerability to litigation.

Mary Leigh serves as the Conference Chair and Bass, Berry & Sims serves as a sponsor of the conference. For more information about this event, please visit the MTSHRM website.