Kara M. Ariail is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Ariail’s practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling. She represents employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department Labor, and numerous federal and state courts and agencies. She effectively and efficiently defends claims of discrimination and harassment, violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act, breach of contract, defamation, negligence and wrongful termination.
Ms. Ariail also works closely with clients to provide ongoing counseling and training designed to minimize the risk of litigation and maximize employee retention and productivity. She regularly advises employers on a wide range of employment issues, including successful hiring, employee performance management and termination strategies; development and implementation of anti-harassment and other personnel policies; evaluating reasonable accommodatio