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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions
Employment Law 3.0: The Pandemic Job Search
This presentation will cover
(1) the opportunities that this pandemic has presented or created,
(2) how to use this social distancing time to engage in the job search process,
(3) the virtual interview and questions to be prepared for and
(4) returning to work during a pandemic and the issues and laws affecting employees.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Benita Talati is currently a Project Attorney at Motley Rice LLC. She has a background in personal injury, mass tort and employment law. Previous to her Project Attorney position, Benita spent several years working in the E-discovery field as a contract attorney, analyzing documents to determine responsiveness to discovery requests in litigation.
Prior to working as a contract attorney, she was a Senior Paralegal for a solo practitioner. She handled all aspects of auto injury and other personal injury cases up to trial. She has negotiated several settlements including some six figure settlements.
A graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, she was an Associate Editor of The Journal of Practical and Clinical Law. She volunteers as a pro bono attorney for the D.C. Bar’s immigration and general advice clinics. She has also assisted immigrants at a citizenship and naturalization clinic.
She is a patient advocate for patients living with rare diseases and chronic pain, and created the Facebook page Inspirations for Pain to provide inspiration and hope for people living in pain – be it physical or emotional.