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  • Education
    • J.D., Northwestern University, 1987, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Coordinating Note and Comment Editor;
      William Jennings Bryant Prize for First Place in Moot Court Competition;
      National Moot Court Team, Quarterfinalist and Best Brief Award
    • A.B., cum laude , Smith College, 1984, Government; with high honors
Karen R. Glickstein focuses her practice on assisting employers in a wide variety of employment and human resources issues. She has experience defending all types of matters, including claims of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, and age, as well as retaliation matters, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, USERRA, and both common law and statutory "whistleblowing" claims (including Sarbanes Oxley and False Claims Act). Karen has also defended EEOC class actions. 

In addition to providing day-to-day preventative advice to clients, Karen has tried several employment matters to jury verdict and has extensive experience working with clients on issues relating to non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. She represents clients in front of a number of administrative agencies, as well as in state and federal courts throughout the country. Karen speaks and writes frequently on both a local and national basis and has recently spent a significant amount of time advising clients on issues arising out of the increased proliferation of social media.
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The Ins and Outs of Corporate Representative Depositions
Co-presented with Heather Hamilton, Sprint
DRI Women in the Law Directing Your Success Seminar, Miami, FL
February 1, 2018
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Polsinelli at Work Blog
November 20, 2017
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Defending EEOC Subpoena Enforcement Actions: Nuts and Bolts
International Assn. of Defense Counsel
October 25, 2017
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Return to Work – Fitness for Duty Certification Challenges & Accommodations under the ADA
2017 Labor & Employment Law Seminar “Putting Your Business Strategies in Focus”, Kansas City, Missouri
October 19, 2017
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What’s “Hot” in Health Care Law? Social Media and Other Cutting Edge Issues
Presenter; Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys
September 20, 2017
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Polsinelli at Work Blog
June 23, 2017
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