Doris Brosnan is a Shareholder and Leader of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Section, and focuses exclusively on assisting clients with employment issues. Doris regularly advises health care, corporate and public sector clients on dealing with disloyal or difficult employees, accommodating disabilities in the workplace, harassment, workplace violence, FMLA, and the development of effective employment policies and practices. She regularly assists clients in preparing and implementing employee transition plans, including employment due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, severance agreements, business closings and reductions-in-force, and business reorganizations. Doris has defended schools in significant Title IX matters and regularly advises high schools and universities on Title IX compliance. She also assists clients in achieving employment objectives by providing immigration services, with an emphasis on business immigration.
In addition to providing counseling on litigation avoidance, Doris defends employers in all types of employment-related litigation, including agency discrimination and wage claims, arbitrations, and multi-party employment litigation before federal and state courts. Doris also helps employers litigate to protect their confidential business information from disclosure by disloyal executives and salespeople.
Doris advises hospitals and health care systems on a wide range of medical staff questions, including credentialing, employment and privilege, terminations and suspensions, peer review issues, and required reporting. When medical staff disputes arise, Doris assists clients in litigation and hearings.
- “Whistleblowers and Recent Enforcement Trends”, Milwaukee Bar Association, May 2017
- “Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers: Litigation Update and Hot Regulatory Issues”, Wisconsin Hospital Association, January 2017
- “An Employer Guide: DOL’s New Overtime Exemption Rules”, September 2016