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The Ever-Changing World of Employment Law – What Employers Need to Know, Do and Avoid

You are invited to join PK Law Labor and Employment Attorneys Paul Finamore and Halle Gray on Wednesday, July 10th at 10:00 a.m. for a live webinar on The Ever-Changing World of Employment Law. The presentation will focus on educating attendees about newly developing areas in employment law as well as updates to existing laws and what employers should do (and not do) to avoid legal liability and penalties.


Paul Finamore is a Member in PK Law’s Labor and Employment Group. As an experienced trial lawyer who has practiced in state and federal courts throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia for over 30 years.  Mr. Finamore regularly counsels employers on employment issues, workplace policies, and compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws. He began practicing in employment law while serving on active duty in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Mr. Finamore is rated AV-Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell, awarded by peer review, for the highest standards of professional skill and ethics. He has been recognized as a top attorney in general litigation and employment and labor by Maryland Super Lawyers from 2008 to the present. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2019. Mr. Finamore has lectured extensively regarding numerous litigation topics and on employment law.

Halle Gray focuses her practice on labor and employment, general litigation, insurance defense, premises liability, personal injury, and auto tort defense.  Her active trial practice includes all aspects of a civil case including jury and bench trials in the district and circuit courts, participation in mediation, court ordered ADR, oral arguments, discovery, and pleadings.  Prior to joining PK Law, Ms. Gray was an Assistant Public Defender with the Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Eastside District Court where she represented indigent clients in criminal matters.  With a caseload of 20-30 cases per daily docket, Ms. Gray was trial counsel in hundreds of contested cases and gained extensive litigation experience in addition to her trial experience, including discovery, legal research and writing



Topics will include:

The Status of Harassment Claims in the Wake #MeToo

Characteristics Protected by Discrimination Laws

Disability and The Americans with Disabilities Act Claims

New Enforcement Guidelines on Harassment in the Workplace

Severe or Pervasive Conduct – Not Required in Maryland!

FLSA Exemptions

FLMA and Maryland’s New FMLA Insurance Program

The Status of Non-Competes

Protected Concerted Activity

Questions? Contact Beth Starner at or 410-938-8711.