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Jackson Lewis Strengthens Employment Practice, Welcomes Shelly Freeman in Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, KS (July 13, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Shelly Freeman has joined the firm’s Overland Park, KS office as a Principal.  Ms. Freeman, who joins the firm from Freeman & Fowler, LLC, brings more than 30 years of experience of workplace law to Jackson Lewis.

“Shelly is a seasoned attorney who contributes valuable insight into all areas of employment law and human resources, bringing a unique combination of experiences that will immediately benefit our clients,” said Brian J. Christensen, Kansas City Office Managing Principal. “Shelly is a talented attorney and a leader in the Kansas City legal community, and we could not be more excited to add her to our team.”

Ms. Freeman’s labor and employment law experience includes wage and hour matters, discrimination matters, FLSA reviews and audits, drafting employee handbooks and HR policies for multi-state employers, designing training programs on all labor and employment issues. She also has successfully first-chaired Federal and State Court trials, appellate arguments, and labor arbitrations.

Ms. Freeman is actively involved with the American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section; the Missouri Bar; the Heartland Labor & Employment Law Institute; the University of Kansas School of Law; the Society of Human Resource Management of Greater Kansas City (SHRM-KC); the Missouri Chamber of Commerce; and the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

Shelly received her B.A. from Wichita State University, her J.D. from The University of Kansas School of Law and trial training from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

Jackson Lewis’ Overland Park office can be reached at (816) 600-0774.


About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries.  Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, health care and sports law.  The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

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