Marble Law Firm, PLLC

Responsive, efficient, and personalized employment law services to address your unique business challenges.

Marble Law Firm, PLLC

Responsive, efficient, and personalized employment law services to address your unique business challenges.

Marble Law Firm, PLLC

Responsive, efficient, and personalized employment law services to address your unique business challenges.

Marble Law Firm, PLLC

Responsive, efficient, and personalized employment law services to address your unique business challenges.

Practice Areas

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Employment Litigation

When an employer learns that it has been sued, it can be a very scary and uncertain time.  Employers need guidance to navigate the litigation process and develop an effective and efficient litigation strategy.  Katie has extensive experience representing clients in employment litigation, whether it be in state court or federal court, and can assist your company in managing litigation in the best way possible.  You can be assured that Katie will prepare a litigation strategy with your best interests in mind and work with you to find a cost-efficient solution.

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State and Federal Agencies

With the recent economic downturn, employers have seen an interesting dichotomy in their dealings with both New Hampshire and federal agencies:  increased enforcement but longer time-frame to resolution.  Whether an employee has filed a discrimination charge or you are undergoing a wage and hour audit, Katie will help you navigate the process.  Katie has experience, including successful representation at hearings, before the following agencies:

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Risk Management

The bottom line is that employers want and need to make day to day decisions to avoid litigation, and Katie has experience in assisting employers with these difficult decisions.  Risk management and handling employee complaints are critical to employers, and Katie understands what it takes to do this.  Katie’s experience in this area of the law includes:

Recent Blog Posts

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Accurate Performance Records Are Critical

I know that I sound like a broken record, but I cannot stress how important it is for employers to (1) have a performance management system for their employees, (2) follow that system, and (3) provide accurate feedback to employees (including both positive and negative feedback).  Not only does it give your employees the understanding they need to appropriately contribute to your organization, but it can protect a business from liability.  

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Operation VETS Connect

On September 2, 2014, Governor Maggie Hassan and New Hampshire Employment Security Commissioner George Copadis announced Operation VETS Connect, a 100-day challenge to New Hampshire employers to incorporate or expand upon established veteran hiring initiatives.  Participating employers will, among others:

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Being a Jerk Not a Disability?

This post probably falls more into the category of “fun legal stories” than hard and fast legal precedent, but we can always use more fun in our legal stories.  Recently, the Ninth Circuit, in the decision of Weaving v. City of Hillsboro, the Court held that being jerk is not a disability (although I have to admit that I’m pretty heavily paraphrasing here).