Rochester Chapter Event
Hear from members of Harris Beach PLLC on HR laws and updates that affect your practice. Topics include, Sexual Harassment and New York’s New Requirements, New York Paid Family Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
8:00 AM Registration Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM Sexual Harassment and New York’s New Requirements, Sara Visingard
9:30 AM New York Paid Family Leave, Ibrahim Tariq
10:30 AM Break & Networking with exhibitors
11:00 AM Americans with Disabilities Act, Edward Trevvett
12:00 PM Event adjourns
About the speakers
Sara E. Visingard, Member, Harris Beach PLLC
Sara counsels public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Sara frequently presents seminars and provides training sessions on employment-related issues. She also assists employers with the development and revision of employee handbooks and company policies.
Sara’s work includes the defense of clients against complaints brought in administrative forums, such as the State Division of Human Rights, the EEOC, and the federal and state Departments of Labor. She also represents and counsels educational institutions with respect to student issues, day-to-day operational issues, board of education issues, and labor and employment matters. Sara has completed mediator certification training through the Center for Dispute Settlement. She facilitates workplace conflict resolution sessions for private and public sector entities, including educational institutions.
Sarah received her JD, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University and her BA, cum laude, from Nazareth College.
Ibrahim Tariq, Associate, Harris Beach PLLC
Ibrahim advises public and private employers in all areas of labor and employment law, and also assists in representing employers in litigation. Ibrahim was a Summer Associate at the firm in both 2014 and 2015.
During Ibrahim’s final year of law school, he served as a Judicial Extern for Hon. William M. Skretny in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. He also served as Executive Publications Editor for the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review. Before law school, Ibrahim interned at the New York State Division of Human Rights and the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office.
Ibrahim received his JD, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law and his BA, from the State University of New York at Geneseo.
Edward A. Trevvett, Member, Harris Beach PLLC
Ed represents clients in both the public and private sector, focusing his legal practice on providing counsel to employers in all areas of labor and employee relations. His work includes defending employment discrimination claims and Department of Labor matters of all types, along with representing employers in proceedings before administrative agencies including the National Labor Relations Board, New York Public Employment Relations Board, EEOC, New York State Division of Human Rights, and the New York State Education Department.
His active practice assists clients with negotiating collective bargaining agreements, arbitrating grievances, drafting employment agreements, training managers in sexual
harassment and other workplace issues, along with reviewing, revising, and developing employee handbooks and policies. Ed provides day-to-day guidance and advice to human resources managers on a variety of employee relations concerns including Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, wage and hour law, progressive discipline and discharge, drug and alcohol testing, union avoidance, and unemployment insurance benefits.
Ed received his JD, magna cum laude, from Syracuse University, College of Law and his BA from the University of Notre Dame.
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