Melissa Salimbene


Melissa Salimbene is an experienced employment litigator and trusted advisor. For her litigation practice, Melissa regularly represents public and private employers of all sizes and industries before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in all aspects of employment litigation, including defending claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour issues. Melissa also brings and defends restrictive covenant claims involving trade secrets, confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements and other post-employment obligations.


Lindsay Dischley


Lindsay Dischley is an experienced employment attorney. In this capacity, Lindsay represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, retaliation and wage and hour claims in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York and before federal, state, and local administrative agencies, including the EEOC, New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, New York State Division of Human Rights, and New York City Commission on Human Rights.

This program is approved for CLE credit in the following states: New York, Pennsylvania, California, Illinois, Texas, Arkansas, Nevada.


This program is pending CLE credit in the following states: Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Wyoming and Wisconsin.


This program is pending CLE and CPD credit for self-application by the attorney or for reciprocal CLE credit in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Québec, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Washington.


We do NOT provide CLE for: Virginia or Mississippi.


This program is appropriate for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.

Employment Law for In-House Counsel: Best Practices for Preventing and Defending Against Harassment and Discrimination Claims


Event Description

Preventing and defending against harassment and discrimination claims is crucial for any organization. As In-House Counsel, we are on the front lines of such mitigating and defending against such claims, from policy development to training and legal defense.


Join on Wednesday, May 15, at 12pm ET / 9am PT for the next edition of our IHC Employment Law Series as Lindsay Dischley and Melissa Salimbene of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, will provide a detailed discussion of new and creative ways companies can minimize their risk of being sued for harassment and discrimination.


Discussion topics include:


  • Discussion of the latest trends and creative strategies in drafting and implementing anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policies
  • Proactive Measures for Creating a Respectful Workplace Culture
  • Best practices for the prompt and impartial investigation of harassment and discrimination complaints.
  • Setting yourself up with the best defense to any allegations of harassment or discrimination, including practices to implement to proactively establish legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons for employment-related decisions

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for all levels of in-house counsel who engage in or manage employment law matters or set employment law policies for their organization.


There is NO COST to attend this LIVE program!

This program is FREE thanks to our gracious sponsor, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC. If you can’t make it to the live program, the recording will be available for viewing via our paid CLE library, In-House Connect On-Demand!

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