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April Virtual Summit – Charges, Claims, and Accommodations – Processes Matter!
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We will discuss the pros and cons of using outside counsel, what to do with witness statements, whether or not to go to mediation, and what potential outcomes may be.

The session also includes an overview of the EEOC’s recent flurry of disability discrimination claims and the processes HR should follow when an accommodation request arises.

Whether you are a veteran at drafting position statements or a novice in administrative processes, you will likely learn something new from this session!


Julie Pugh

Julie Pugh started her career in Human Resources after graduating from Xavier University. Realizing she had a passion for the law, Julie attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law and started practicing with a focus on labor and employment. After obtaining her law license, Julie spent over 13 years in private practice with focus on labor and employment – litigating, advising, counseling, training, and partnering with a variety of wonderful clients in the Midwest. In 2020, Julie seized an opportunity to go in house counsel for a public construction company.

Julie now serves as the Assistant General Counsel for Labor and Employment at TopBuild, a Fortune 1000 company that installs insulation across the country. Julie and her husband Jeff, along with their two sons Austin and Caleb, enjoy the Florida sunshine, warm weather, beach access, and outdoor living with their two French bulldogs, Kona and Shaka. If you ever want to see Julie smile and go off on a tangent, ask about her family.

Julie’s comments are always her own and should not be viewed as made by or attributed to her employer.