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2023 Update on Employment Laws and Litigation Trends

  • Wed, February 15, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM (PST)
  • Mount Rainier Conference Room, CenterPoint Corporate Park (entrance at same side as day care playground), 20809 72nd Ave South, Kent, WA 98032. Register now at last year's price!
  • 5


  • An individual who is an active member of the South King County SHRM Chapter.
  • An individual who is not a member of the South King County SHRM Chapter
  • An individual who is attending college full-time.

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Catharine Morisset

Litigation Partner

Fisher Phillips LLC

2022 was an active year for federal, state and local legislatures, from job postings to EAP programs. Employment-related litigation continued to increase at a steady pace, presenting new challenges particularly related to leave.  This presentation will highlight key legal changes and compliance issues, as well as some predictions for 2023 developments.

By the end of this presentation attendees will:

  • Learn key compliance traps for changes in employment law
  • Develop a list of action items for updates for policies, trainings, and agreements
  • Identify areas of their organization to target for an audit

Register now at last year's price!


7:15 a.m. - Check-in and breakfast begins.   Breakfast buffet features scrambled eggs topped with cheese blend; pan-fried ranch potatoes; smoked peppered bacon and sausage links; seasonal fruit; assorted chilled juices; water, coffee and tea.  

7:45 a.m. - Announcements

8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Presentation   

About Catharine

Catharine Morisset is a litigation partner in the Fisher Phillips Seattle office. She represents local and national employers in litigation in state and federal courts, on appeal, and also before the EEOC and similar state agencies in all aspects of workplace law, such as the ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, FCRA, NLRA, Title VII, UTSA, and similar state laws.

Catharine uses her litigation experience to work closely with clients across all industries to provide effective preventive counseling and workforce training. This includes regularly advising and training clients on drug testing, background checks, hiring, diversity, wage-hour compliance, leaves, noncompetition agreements, reasonable accommodations, investigations, employment agreements, discipline, terminations, and mass layoffs. 

Catharine is an experienced management and workforce trainer, sharing her legal knowledge and experience in an accessible, dynamic, and interactive manner.  As part of her commitment to fostering successful workplaces, Catharine is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  She is an accomplished speaker, who is often invited to address members across the state and the Pacific Northwest in all areas of workplace law. Catharine proudly demonstrates her commitment to advancing women in the legal profession as an Ambassador to the firm’s Women’s Initiative and Leadership Council.

Pending approval for 1.5 SHRM PDC and 1.5 HRCI Credits

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