PLDO Partner Matthew C. Reeber to Address “Preventing & Responding to Sexual Harassment” at RIALA Education Program
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Partner Matthew C. Reeber, a prominent employment law attorney and litigator, will be a featured speaker at a Rhode Island Assisted Living Association (RIALA) training workshop on “Preventing & Responding to Sexual Harassment” on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Sargent Rehabilitation Center, 800 Quaker Lane in East Greenwich. Attorney Reeber’s remarks will address the types of conduct that are considered sexual harassment, the employer’s obligations to investigate and report claims pursuant to their organization’s policies, review federal and state laws and provide best practices and strategies to prevent sexual harassment behavior from occurring in the workplace. For more information, visit RIALA Education Program.
Attorney Reeber is a member of the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation Teams and a frequent speaker on employment law issues and advisor to employers concerning workplace legal matters. He has handled numerous cases arising under state and federal anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation statutes, wage and hour statutes, whistleblower statutes, family and medical leave statutes, unemployment compensation statutes and claims for wrongful termination. As part of his practice, he frequently appears before all Rhode Island state and federal courts, as well as administrative and regulatory agencies on behalf of his clients.
For the past seven years, he has been named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, a distinction that recognizes the top 2.5 percent of New England lawyers under the age of forty or those in practice for ten years or less. Attorney Reeber earned his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in American Studies and History, cum laude, from Colby College. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.
About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara (“PLDO”) attorneys are highly skilled with a proven track record of achievement representing clients with respect to complex matters in a wide range of disciplines and industries. The founders of PLDO were formerly partners in an international law firm and are trained in multiple disciplines. The primary areas of practice for the firm include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, health care, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. The core values of respect, integrity, quality service and responsiveness are stressed each day at PLDO and the firm is committed to supporting the community in a meaningful way. The firm is headquartered at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit https://www.pldolaw.com.