Kimberly Veirs represents employers in state and federal litigation related to discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour compliance. Kimberly also counsels clients in all facets of employment law, providing counsel with respect to state and federal employment law compliance, including employment law issues involving the FMLA, ADA, FLSA and OSHA. She advises employers in matters involving employee discipline, wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour claims, and other employment-related matters. Kimberly regularly advises companies on matters pertaining to employment agreements, severance agreements, terminations, handbooks and policies, and other workplace agreements.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Kimberly worked with a Pennsylvania-based employment boutique law firm representing employers in all stages of employment law and workers’ compensation litigation. Kimberly earned her law degree from the University of Mississippi and a B.A. in honors political science from the University of Tennessee.
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of LFM Capital, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market manufacturing and industrial services businesses, in its acquisition of Novex, Inc., a seasoned manufacturer and distributor of polyurethane belting and sheet product used in high-abrasion applications across a wide variety of industries. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of home care services, in its acquisition of JourneyCare, Inc, one of the largest hospice and palliative care providers in Illinois for $85,000,000.
Representation of Empower Community Care, a leading global behavioral health organization responsible for distributing evidence-based programs and technologies, in its acquisition of The Carey Group, Inc. & Carey Group Publishing, LLC (collectively, “Carey Group”), a provider of consulting services and educational content to criminal and juvenile justice and other human and social services agencies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Empower Community Care, a leading global behavioral health organization responsible for distributing evidence-based programs and technologies, in its acquisition of F.F.T. LLC, who provides training and support services for the Functional Family Therapy model, an evidence-based intervention that has received international recognition for its outcomes in helping troubled youth and their families. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
We represented a ready mix concrete company with facilities across 12 states in defending unfair labor practice charges filed with the NLRB. Two employees, separately and at different times, quit coming to work and claimed to be “on strike” due to alleged unsafe work conditions and substandard wages.
Representation of a global automotive supplier in an unfair labor practice charge filed by a former employee who alleged that he was discharged in retaliation for engaging in protected concerted activities after he drafted a petition and approached his coworkers for their signatures while they were on the clock and in company work areas.
Representation of Family Care Center, a provider of outpatient psychiatry services to the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans, and the surrounding communities, in its sale to Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm
Representation of Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) in its acquisition of Togast, a company that specializes in the design, sourcing and sale of licensed footwear, for $34 million, plus an earnout of up to $34 million
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
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