Julie H. McConnell
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Julie H. McConnell represents employers in complex litigation matters in federal and state courts. Julie’s specific experience includes disputes involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and state employment and accessibility statutes. She has managed large-scale discovery and document productions; drafted pleadings, dispositive motions, and post-hearing briefs; and taken and defended depositions. Read Julie McConnell's full bio here.
By Ellen M. Bronchetti, Lindsay Ditlow, Ron Holland and Julie H. McConnell on Jun 4, 2020
Posted In Employment
The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on organizations of all sizes across all industries. The uncertainty of the “new normal” is leading some employers to consider extreme, and often unnecessary, new policies in anticipation of the eventual return to work. To properly navigate the complexities of these novel COVID-19 employment issues, you need innovative...
By Julie H. McConnell and Megan Mardy on Nov 14, 2019
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Employee Benefits, Employment, Health and Welfare Plans
In Florida’s federal courts, there has been an epidemic of class actions alleging that employers failed to provide technically proper notice of the right to continued healthcare coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. A dozen such lawsuits have been filed (each by the same law firm) with mirror image allegations. These cases illustrate...