Saalfeld Griggs P.C., Salem OR, Law Clerk, 2002 – 2004.
TriQuint Semiconductor, Hillsboro, OR, Human Resources Generalist, 1999 – 2001.
Merix Corporation, Forest Grove, OR, Human Resources Consultant, 1997 – 1998.
Northeast Utilities, Berlin, CT, Human Resources Representative, 1996 – 1997.
J.D., cum laude, Willamette University College of Law 2004; Note & Comment Editor, Willamette Law Review.
M.B.A., Marylhurst University 2001.
B.A., University of Oregon 1990.
Speaker on a variety of topics at Perkins Coie LLP seminars, including changes to the FMLA and the ADA, compliance with federal and state immigration rules including e-Verify, discrimination, harassment and retaliation, claims by whistleblowers, and privacy in the workplace.
FMLA Master Class, M. Lee Smith Publishers seminar, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
Wage and Hour Issues, National Business Institute Employment Laws Made Simple, 2007.
Beyond Affirmative Action: Workplace Diversity Initiatives, Oregon Law Institute Employment Law Update 2005.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) since 2003.
Board Member, Oregon Southwest Washington Industry Liaison Group, 2006 – 2009.
Member, Society for Human Resource Management and Portland Human Resource Management Association.
Member, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Multnomah County Bar Association, and Oregon Women Lawyers.