Erin Schilling provides advice, counsel, and peace of mind so that employers can focus on what they do best – operating their businesses.

She draws on prior experience in the human resources field to provide training and advice to employers on compliance with various state and federal statutes, including Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, affirmative action laws, and, in particular, leave issues concerning the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In addition, Erin oversees the preparation of affirmative action plans and has successfully defended clients in Department of Labor compliance reviews.

Erin also represents employers in state court, federal court, and before state and federal agencies, defending clients against allegations of sexual harassment, retaliation, and breach of contract, as well as discrimination claims including age, race, disability, religion, national origin, and sex discrimination.
  • Successfully defended clients from various industries including health care, nonprofit and transportation in OFCCP compliance reviews.
  • Reached a conciliation agreement with the OFCCP after a nonprofit health care client received a notice of non-compliance.

  • Prepared hundreds of affirmative action plans for clients across all industries including health care, construction, legal, and financial services.
  • Negotiated a desirable settlement for clients in employment disputes to help clients avoid the cost of additional litigation and arbitration.
  • Successfully defended a mortgage brokerage company against claims of age discrimination and retaliation, and successfully upheld trial court’s ruling before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
  • Obtained summary judgment on multiple occasions in a variety of employment discrimination claims resulting in elimination of risks at trial.
  • Provided training to employers on harassment, discrimination, OFCCP compliance and leave issues.
  • Counseled clients on a wide range of employment issues including disability and leave issues, OFCCP compliance, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and non-competition agreements.
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May 8, 2018
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Kansas City Polsinelli L&E Seminar - Employment Law Update
Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Kansas City (SHRM-KC)
April 10, 2018
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Society for Human Resource Management of Greater Kansas City (SHRM-KC)
February 28, 2018
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Polsinelli at Work Blog
February 12, 2018
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February 2018
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Change in Administration/Changes in Employment Compliance: Immigration and Federal Contracting Update
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October 19, 2017
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October 2017
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August 2017
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BLI Labor, Employment and Benefits Update
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June 2017
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