Clark Hill PLC Attorney Anne-Marie V. Welch to Present During American Bar Association Live Webinar Panel, April 11

Apr 10, 2012

DETROIT, MICH. – Clark Hill PLC attorney Anne-Marie Welch will participate in the American Bar Association (ABA) live webinar, “Employment Law Toolbox Series: Retaliation Claims,” Wednesday, April 11. The webinar will address the recent rise in retaliation claims and what employment law practitioners need to be aware of to successfully litigate their client claims. Specific topics include what constitutes protected activity under the various employment statuses, the distinction between conduct under the opposition clause vs. the participation clause of Title VII, and whistleblowing statutes and the potential retaliation claims for employees under those statutes. Welch will be joined by fellow program faculty members William A. Cash Jr., director, EEOC; and Wynter Allen, Alden Law Group, PLLC.

Welch is an associate of Clark Hill’s Detroit office. Her areas of practice focus primarily on employment litigation, counseling and investigations, and labor law; in particular, Welch is experienced in defending against wrongful discharge, discrimination, and related statutory and tort claims. Welch also is a contributor to a number of national and local legal/professional publications and has been included in Super Lawyers Rising Star edition since 2009. She has defended employers before both state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.

The ABA is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public. The Toolbox Series consists of four distinct programs, each focusing on the critical fundamentals for analyzing, prosecuting and defending claims in the following areas: discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wage and hour violations.

Visit the ABA website at for more information on the webinar and to register for the event.