Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
QuadWest Associates, LLC
3290 W. Big Beaver Road, Ste 195
Troy, MI 48084
Replacing employees costs money, time, training and equipment, coupled with decreased productivity, overtime costs, and effects on morale.
Do you know how to legally and professionally deal with exiting employees?
Join QuadWest Associates’ President and Founder, Susan West, SHRM-SCP, Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller Equity Partner, James M. Reid, IV, and Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller Associate Attorney, Katie Brown, for this timely roundtable discussion.
Susan West is a consultant, author and trainer/speaker. As President of QuadWest Associates, LLC, she provides HR consulting services, executive coaching services, leadership development training and online leadership resources and tools for her client’s use. She brings twenty-five years of corporate executive, operational and human resource experience to her audiences. Susan shares the perspectives and lessons learned from the positions she held as President of a multi-million joint venture, Vice President of the Midwest Region for a large Staffing company and Director of HR for a non-profit community service organization. Susan’s knowledge as an executive leader comes from real-world experience in leading large business units and small organizations, managing mergers and acquisitions, handling major down-sizing initiatives and growing operations under detailed performance objectives. Susan is best known as an executive leader who coaches people to accomplish goals they thought were out of reach; who shares knowledge creating power in others; and empowering confidence to embrace change.
James M. Reid, IV is an Equity Partner of Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller, serving in the firm’s Corporate/Employment and Franchise and Distribution Practice Groups. Mr. Reid works mainly with employers on a spectrum of employment issues including counseling and advising human resource professionals and business owners. He develops and improves employment policies and contracts, handbooks, employment agreements, non-competes, non-disclosure agreements, and unconditional release and separation agreements. Mr. Reid often provides legal assistance to employers in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, state and federal Departments of Labor, and the Unemployment Insurance Agency. He also assists employers with federal and state wage and hour audits.
Katie Brown is an associate attorney at Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller, working in the firm’s Corporate and Employment practice groups. Specializing in employment law, Ms. Brown represents employers to prevent and respond to employees’ concerns involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour claims. She also reviews contracts, prepares compliant handbooks, and negotiates severance agreements. Ms. Brown has worked with clients in myriad industries, including automotive, corporate, medical, educational, and financial fields. She is committed to fully understanding her clients’ business with a results-driven approach to provide high-quality legal advice.