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Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

General |  NCBA Legal Learning
Paul D. Burgin Esq. |  Parker E. Thoeni
Course Levels:
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Course Access:
Access for 12 month(s) after purchase.



Paul D. Burgin Esq.'s Profile

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Shawe Rosenthal LLP

Paul represents employers with regard to a wide range of labor and employment matters in court and before federal and state agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor. He also prepares and revises employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment agreements.

Before joining Shawe Rosenthal as an associate, Paul served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kevin Arthur of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was the Associate Managing Editor of The University of Baltimore Law Review and competed on the National Moot Court Team.






Parker E. Thoeni's Profile

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Shawe Rosenthal LLP

Parker Thoeni represents management in employment litigation in  state and federal  courts, and  in administrative  proceedings  before  federal,  state,  and local administrative bodies. Parker also provides advice and counsel to employers regarding personnel matters.

Parker litigates a broad range of labor and employment disputes; he focuses the majority of his time on litigation involving employee mobility (common law tortious interference and non-competition and non- solicitation agreements), confidentiality agreements and trade secrets, as well as wage and hour class and collective actions. Parker advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including employee leave, reasonable accommodations, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, wages and hours, restrictive covenants, executive   employment   agreements,   misappropriation of confidential, proprietary, and trade secret  information, and development of personnel policies.           Parker routinely  oversees  and  conducts internal investigations and provides both management and employee  training  on a  variety  of  labor  and employment laws. Parker is certified by the D.C. Office of Human Rights to provide sexual harassment training, as required by the D.C. Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act of 2018.  Parker has been a frequent speaker on medical marijuana in the workplace, as well as LGBTQ workplace rights. Parker represents employers in a variety of industries, including healthcare and pharmaceuticals, construction, professional services, food services, and manufacturing.

Before joining Shawe Rosenthal, Parker worked for a national labor and employment law firm. Parker began his career with the federal government representing management in labor and employment disputes.

Parker received his B.A. in Mathematics from Franklin & Marshall  College  and  his  J.D.  from  American University  Washington  College  of  Law,  cum  laude, where he was an editor of the Business Law Brief, a member of the Moot Court Honor Society Executive Board, and the Director of the National High School Moot Court Competition.

CLE Information

The NCBA will seek 1 General CLE credit hours in 60-minute states, and 1.2 General CLE credit hours in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules. 

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It is not uncommon for a course which is pending approval to not be approved until after the program has taken place. It is recommended that attorneys do not view programs that are pending approval close to their CLE deadline, as NCBA cannot guarantee that a course will be approved in time.

National Creditors Bar Association will seek MCLE accreditation, with the assistance of the ABA MCLE, for this program. States typically decide whether a program qualifies for MCLE credit in their jurisdiction 4-8 weeks after the program application is submitted. For many live events, credit approval is not received prior to the program. A link for CLE requests will be provided to program attendees who have met the attendance and engagement requirements.