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Amy L. Bess

Amy L. Bess

Vedder Price P.C.

Washington, DC, USA


Amy L. Bess is a member of Vedder Price’s Labor and Employment practice group and serves as the Administrative Shareholder in the firm’s Washington, DC office. Her employment litigation experience includes the representation of employers before U.S. state and federal courts and administrative agencies, defending against claims of race, sex, disability and age discrimination; sexual harassment; whistleblower retaliation; restrictive-covenant disputes; wrongful termination; and wage and hour violations. She regularly counsels clients in all of these areas, drafts and negotiates employment and severance agreements, conducts on-site workplace investigations, presents training seminars and speaks to employer groups on avoiding workplace problems. Ms. Bess also has experience advising clients regarding their public accommodation obligations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and representing clients in litigation involving related claims.

Ms. Bess has extensive first-chair bench trial, jury trial and arbitration experience. She also is experienced in the defense of complex class action litigation, including wage and hour collective actions and pattern or practice litigation brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Amy L. Bess is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Employment Law Institute 2016
Employment Law Institute 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Leaves of Absence Updates Under the FMLA and ADA (August 2016) - Employment Law Institute 2016, Thursday, October 27, 2016
Thorny Issues Involving Reasonable Accommodations Under The Americans with Disabilities Act (July 2017) - Employment Law Institute 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues - Employment Law Institute 2017, Monday, October 23, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues - Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues, Monday, October 23, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues - Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues, Monday, October 23, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues - Thorny Workplace Accommodation Issues, Monday, October 23, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Law Institute 2017, Friday, October 27, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Employment Law Institute 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Employment Law Institute 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018, New York, NY
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