Featured Speaking Engagements

DFEH Northern California Employment Roundtable, Panelist
“Responding to Employee Complaints – from Investigation to Resolution,” January 2015 and September 2014.

California Employer Advisory Council, Featured Speaker
“Featured Speaker on “Bullying in the Workplace,” May 2014.

Contra Costa County Bar Association, Panelist
"Best Practices and Recent Developments in Workplace Investigations" (October 2013)

Contra Costa County Bar Association, Moderator,
"Violence in the Workplace" (April 2013)

Practising Law Institute, Featured Panelist,
"California Hiring and Firing Update," (March 2010-2011).

Northern California Human Resources Association, HR in California Series, Featured Speaker on “Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation” (2004-2012)

California Association of Workplace Investigator's Conference, Panelist,"An Ethical Checklist for Investigators" (November 2010)

Council on Education in Management, Moderated Seminar on Advanced Family and Medical Leave Act Issues (November 2006)

Lorman Training, Featured Speaker on "Advanced Topics in the Family and Medical Leave Act" (September 2006)

Northern California Human Resources Association, Contra Costa Chapter, Featured Speaker on "Workplace Investigations: Practical, Legal and Ethical Considerations" (October 2005)

Bar Association of San Francisco, Featured Speaker on "Conducting Workplace Investigations" (May, 2005)

Northern California Human Resources Association, Conducted workshop on "Workplace Investigations: Effective Strategies for Internal Investigators" (Fall 2004)

Emeryville Chamber of Commerce, Featured Speaker on "New Employment Laws" (January 2005, January 2004)

Personnel Law Update 2003, Council on Education in Management, Featured Speaker on “Pregnancy and Maternity Policies” (June 2003)

Emeryville Chamber of Commerce, Featured Speaker on “Avoiding the Most Common Wage and Hour Mistakes” (May 2003)

Personnel Law Update 2002, Council on Education in Management, Featured Speaker on “Protecting Your Organization from the Expanding Scope of Workplace Harassment and Retaliation Claims” (November 2002)

Recent Articles

“Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors,” Contra Costa Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 8, August 2007.

"Workplace Investigations: Guidance for Employers" Cal. Bus. Law Practitioner, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Winter 2006)

"Employers Should Carefully Assess Evidence of Fraud in Managing Suspected Abuse of FMLA" Family and Medical Leave Handbook, Vol. 13, No.5 (August 2005) (co-authored by Rod M. Fliegel)

“Managing Suspected Abuse of Family and Medical Leave,” Cal. Lab. & Employ. L.Q., Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. 2004), (co-authored by Rod M. Fliegel)

“Revised Employer Obligations In Misconduct and Background Investigations”, The HR Bulletin (December 2002)

“Managing Performance Problems in the Leave of Absence Context,” Cal. Lab. & Employ. L.Q., Vol. 15, No. 4 (Nov. 2001), (co-authored by Rod M. Fliegel)

For more information about our upcoming training seminars or for a copy of one of our articles, please call (925) 932-4955 or andrea@andreakellylaw.com.