Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



LAUREL A. (VAN BUSKIRK) MCCLEAD

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207.253.0597 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

Email

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480


Assistant: Mary Kennedy




PRACTICE AREAS

Business & Corporate
Restaurant, Hospitality, Specialty Food & Beverage
Employment & Labor
Conflict Management Employee Benefits
Health Care
Indian Law
Indian Nations Labor & Employment
School & Education
Disability Law School Employment

EDUCATION

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2003

McGill University, B.A., 2000


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Society for Human Resource Management


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine Startup Weekend 2015: Women's Edition
  Coach


Currier Museum Advisory Counsel
  Member


Junior League of Portland, ME
  Member




PRACTICE AREAS

Business & Corporate
Restaurant, Hospitality, Specialty Food & Beverage
Employment & Labor
Conflict Management Employee Benefits
Health Care
Indian Law
Indian Nations Labor & Employment
School & Education
Disability Law School Employment

EDUCATION

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2003

McGill University, B.A., 2000


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine Bar Association

New Hampshire Bar Association

Society for Human Resource Management


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine Startup Weekend 2015: Women's Edition
  Coach


Currier Museum Advisory Counsel
  Member


Junior League of Portland, ME
  Member




Laurel McClead is a member of Drummond Woodsum's Labor and Employment Group. Her practice is focused on the representation of public and private employers in all aspects of employment law.  Laurel regularly counsels employers of all sizes on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as state wage and hour, discrimination and leave laws. She also assists employers facing government audits from the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Labor.

Laurel works with employers to manage risks related to the employer-employee relationship. She provides advice and counsel to employers on hiring, discipline, termination, lay-offs, workplace complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, employee classification issues, and a variety of other human resource and personnel matters. She helps employers conduct workplace investigations, training for employees and supervisors, and assists employers with the development of employment agreements, separation agreements, employment policies and handbooks.

Laurel represents employers before state and federal administrative agencies, including the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the U.S. Departments of Labor, the New Hampshire Department of Labor, and the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, as well as in litigation in state and federal courts.

She is admitted to practice law in both New Hampshire and Maine and has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Employment and Labor Law by New England SuperLawyers.



AWARDS

  • New England Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation, Rising Star 2011-2017
PUBLICATIONS

  • The Evolving World of Sex Discrimination Law, NH Business Review (November 2013)


Laurel McClead is a member of Drummond Woodsum's Labor and Employment Group. Her practice is focused on the representation of public and private employers in all aspects of employment law.  Laurel regularly counsels employers of all sizes on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as state wage and hour, discrimination and leave laws. She also assists employers facing government audits from the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Labor.

Laurel works with employers to manage risks related to the employer-employee relationship. She provides advice and counsel to employers on hiring, discipline, termination, lay-offs, workplace complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, employee classification issues, and a variety of other human resource and personnel matters. She helps employers conduct workplace investigations, training for employees and supervisors, and assists employers with the development of employment agreements, separation agreements, employment policies and handbooks.

Laurel represents employers before state and federal administrative agencies, including the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the U.S. Departments of Labor, the New Hampshire Department of Labor, and the New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, as well as in litigation in state and federal courts.

She is admitted to practice law in both New Hampshire and Maine and has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in Employment and Labor Law by New England SuperLawyers.



AWARDS

  • New England Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation, Rising Star 2011-2017
PUBLICATIONS



NEWS

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Thirty One Drummond Woodsum Attorneys listed as New England Super Lawyers
December 19, 2016

Drummond Woodsum Welcomes Five New Shareholders
January 1, 2016

Twenty-Eight Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Selected For 2015 Super Lawyers List
10/1/2015

ARTICLES

Maine's Recreational Marijuana Law Goes into Effect January 30, 2017
January 1, 2017

Department of Labor Publishes New Overtime Rules: Implications for Indian Country
June 1, 2016

Department of Labor's Final Overtime Rules Are Here
May 18, 2016

Liability in Bias Cases: NH Supreme Court Ruling Makes all Employees Potentially Liable for Workplace Harassment
May 13, 2016

PRESENTATIONS

FLSA Traps and Trials: Training, Tips and Travel
September 12, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 7, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 6, 2017


Advanced FSLA: Beyond the Basics
August 18, 2017


NEWS

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Thirty One Drummond Woodsum Attorneys listed as New England Super Lawyers
December 19, 2016

Drummond Woodsum Welcomes Five New Shareholders
January 1, 2016

Twenty-Eight Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Selected For 2015 Super Lawyers List
10/1/2015

ARTICLES

Maine's Recreational Marijuana Law Goes into Effect January 30, 2017
January 1, 2017

Department of Labor Publishes New Overtime Rules: Implications for Indian Country
June 1, 2016

Department of Labor's Final Overtime Rules Are Here
May 18, 2016

Liability in Bias Cases: NH Supreme Court Ruling Makes all Employees Potentially Liable for Workplace Harassment
May 13, 2016


PRESENTATIONS

FLSA Traps and Trials: Training, Tips and Travel
September 12, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 7, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 6, 2017


Advanced FSLA: Beyond the Basics
August 18, 2017






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