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Kristen M. Baylis

KM Attorney
Denver

P 303-876-2217
F 303-892-5575
Kristen.Baylis@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kristen M. Baylis is the Knowledge Management (“KM”) Attorney for Jackson Lewis P.C.’s Workplace Training Practice Group and is based in the firm’s Denver office. Ms. Baylis serves as a resource for the practice group members; develops training content, materials and presentations; monitors workplace training required by state and federal law; discovers and implements state-of-the-art training technology; and formulates new methods of providing interactive and dynamic workplace training. Ms. Baylis also regularly conducts workplace training for employers of all sizes and industries and on a variety of topics including sexual harassment; basics of employment law for managers; hiring, documentation, performance management and termination; and effective communication in the workplace.

In her role, Ms. Baylis draws upon her years of experience practicing in the areas of employment litigation and preventive advice and counsel. Additionally, Ms. Baylis brings to the role knowledge and insight into the federal courts gained while serving as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Patrick Michael Duffy, United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, Charleston Division. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Baylis was an attorney at a large Carolinas firm, practicing in the area of employment litigation and counseling.

Honors and Recognitions

Kristen M. Baylis
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Trust and Estate Law Journal, Production Editor
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Judicial Institute
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Denver Metro Leadership Foundation, Leadership Denver, Class of 2016
  • Executive Women’s Summit, Board Member
  • Federal Bar Association, New Membership Chair for the Colorado Chapter
  • South Carolina Bar

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Wounded Warrior Corps, Board of Advisors and Legal Advisor

Published Works

  • “When the Troops Come Marching Home: Will You Be Ready?” South Carolina Lawyer (May 2012) [Co-Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Top 10 Things You Need To Know Now About Employment Law,” PeopleMatter Collaborate Conference (Charleston, SC, May 2016) (presenter)
  • “High Risk Hiring: 6 Hidden Compliance Traps to Avoid When Screening Applicants,” PeopleMatter Webinar (February 2016) (presenter)

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June 20, 2019

Connecticut Expands Harassment Training and Posting Obligations for Employers

June 20, 2019

Nearly all employers in Connecticut will now have to provide sexual harassment training to employees under Connecticut Public Act No. 19-16, also referred to as the “Time’s Up Act,” an amendment to existing state law that Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed into law on June 18, 2019. The law requires employers of all sizes to... Read More

February 21, 2019

Illinois Bill Introduced to Require Sexual Harassment Training for All Restaurant Employees

February 21, 2019

Illinois has joined the growing number of states proposing mandatory sexual harassment training with a bill that requires training for restaurant employees. If the Restaurant Anti-Harassment Act is enacted, restaurants must provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees in Illinois. In the wake of the #MeToo movement... Read More

September 4, 2018

New Delaware Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Includes Notice Distribution, Training Requirements

September 4, 2018

A new Delaware law specifically addresses the prohibition against sexual harassment under the Delaware Discrimination in Employment Act (DDEA), sets an affirmative defense for employers, imposes mandatory notice distribution on employers with at least four employees within the state, and provides anti-sexual harassment training... Read More

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