Labor & Employment Dispatch: August 2022

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Five Challenges and Remedies for Effective Implementation of Employee Resource Groups

By Jamila Brinson

The introduction and ongoing implementation of employee resource groups is vital for companies of all sizes and all backgrounds. Not only are employee resource groups important to the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts of a company, but there are legitimate business and legal reasons to ensure their success. This article addresses best practices for effectively introducing and sustaining employee resources groups.


Congratulations to Our Best Lawyers!

The Best Lawyers in America, a widely regarded guide to legal excellence, recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys to its 2023 edition. Congratulates to the following Labor & Employment and ERISA attorneys who were recognized this year:

  • Shelisa Brock
  • Chuck Campbell
  • Greta Cowart
  • Alicia Duleba
  • Richard Garza
  • Sara Harris
  • Gary Ingram
  • John Jansonius
  • John Koepke
  • Scott McElhaney
  • Sarah Mitchell Montgomery
  • Jessica B. Palvino
  • Jay Rutherford
  • Lionel Schooler
  • David Schlottman
  • Jaclyn Staple

Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers

This list from Lawdragon features attorneys who have been nominated by firms, clients, and peers as the nation’s top 500 practitioners representing corporate clients in wage and hour, discrimination, immigration, executive compensation and employee benefits, unions, and other labor management claims. The firm congratulates Jamila Brinson, Chuck Campbell, Greta Cowart, G. Scott Fiddler, Richard Garza, Jon Mark Hogg, Dawn Holiday, Gary Ingram, John Jansonius, Scott McElhaney, Sarah Mitchell Montgomery, Jay Rutherford, and David Schlottman on their recognition.

“US Immigration & Global Migration: Managing a Global Workforce in a Post-Pandemic World”

Kelly Cobb and Sang Shin presented at the 2022 Austin SHRM Annual Conference on August 5, 2022.

“Year Two of the Pandemic – A Legal Update”

David Schlottman presented “Year Two of the Pandemic – A Legal Update” at the Texas Employment Relations Symposium on August 12, 2022.

These materials are made available by Jackson Walker for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice, and are not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. The laws of other states and nations may be entirely different from what is described. Your use of these materials does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Jackson Walker. The facts and results of each case will vary, and no particular result can be guaranteed.

© 2022 Jackson Walker

In This Story

Jamila M. Brinson
Partner, Houston

Shelisa E. Brock
Partner, Dallas

Chuck Campbell
Partner, Austin

Kelly D. Cobb
Partner, Houston

Greta E. Cowart
Partner, Dallas

Alicia R. Duleba
Partner, Austin

G. Scott Fiddler
Partner, Houston

Richard G. Garza
Partner, San Antonio

Sara K. Harris
Partner, Dallas

Dawn S. Holiday
Partner, Houston

Gary L. Ingram
Partner, Fort Worth

John V. Jansonius
Partner, Dallas

John A. Koepke
Partner, Dallas

Scott M. McElhaney
Partner, Dallas

Jessica Palvino
Senior Counsel, Austin

Jay K. Rutherford
Partner, Fort Worth

David Schlottman
Partner, Dallas

Sang M. Shin
Partner, Houston

Jackie C. Staple
Partner, Houston