Laura Lawless and Daniel Pasternak

Laura Lawless is a partner with global law firm Squire Patton Boggs. A trial lawyer and member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice, Laura represents employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings, defending employers in matters arising under federal and state employment laws. Laura also counsels and collaborates with human resources professionals, including assisting in workplace investigations, auditing wage and hour practices under the Fair Labor Standards Act and analogous state laws, reviewing and advising on leaves of absence, preparing executive employment agreements and separation agreements, drafting employment policies and handbooks.
Daniel Pasternak is a partner with Squire Patton Boggs in its Labor & Employment Practice. Dan advises and assists employers in human resources management and strategic labor and employment matters, as well represents clients in the federal and state courts, before administrative agencies and in arbitration and mediation proceedings, in employment litigation matters arising under the array of federal and state employment laws, including discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, wrongful termination, wage and hour collective and class action and unfair competition and restrictive covenant cases. Dan additionally has a robust traditional labor practice, representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board and federal courts in unfair labor practice and representation case proceedings, negotiating collective bargaining agreements with labor unions and representing employers in grievance arbitration proceeding.
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Organizations are confronting challenges they have never faced before as the recovery from COVID-19 begins. Squire Patton Boggs’ Laura Lawless and Dan Pasternak share a compliance checklist to guide businesses as operations resume. As states begin the process of gradually lifting COVID-19-related “stay-at-home” orders, employers face the unprecedented challenge of restarting their businesses after prolonged closure or after suddenly adopting a remote-working...

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