Lynn Peterson will be participating in supervisor training on September 8, 2017 at the Blount Partnership in Maryville, Tennessee. She will be speaking on “Avoiding Liability for Hostile Work Environment Claims. Claims of a hostile work environment and of sexual harassment raise the specter of upheaval in the workplace and nightmare litigation with huge jury verdicts, but the legal battles of the past have provided employers with lessons and tools to avoid liability for the actions of bad employees. Learn what those tools are and how to use them effectively.
Lynn Peterson, a Lewis Thomason shareholder and a Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, practices primarily in the personal injury, workers’ compensation, insurance defense, malpractice, employment law, and general litigation areas of law. She has defended civil rights and municipal liability cases in state and Federal court. Ms. Peterson has been a speaker at workers’ compensation and employment law seminars sponsored by lawyers as well as by employers. She has also participated in in-house training for large employers.