Opening Your Business Best Practices

Annmarie Simeone, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the free webinar, “Opening Your Business Best Practices,” for the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce.

About Opening Your Business

Annmarie will address EEOC guidance. Additional discussion topics from other presenters will include:

  • Existing Policies
  • Protocols
  • PPE Kits
  • Monitoring Success

When: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.


About Annmarie Simeone

Annmarie concentrates her practice on labor and employment counseling and litigation. She has a wide range of experience in state and federal courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution venues, primarily defending management in claims made by employees under state and federal employment laws, including whistleblower claims, as well as claims alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, gender, religion, national origin, and disability.

Annmarie’s work includes the defense of corporate defendants, as well as individual officers, directors, and employees, addressing issues unique to small businesses, as well as challenges faced by larger companies. In addition, she provides advice and counseling to human resource professionals and in-house counsel with respect to a wide range of employment issues, including employee leaves of absence, employee discipline, and layoff and termination issues, including the negotiation and design of severance agreements. Annmarie also drafts employee manuals and employment-related policies and procedures.

Annmarie has significant experience protecting businesses from liability by conducting training for supervisors and employees. She has presented programs on handling workplace investigations; on acceptable workplace behavior which includes issues of harassment, bullying, and other workplace conduct rules; and on how to properly craft and implement employee handbooks.

Annmarie also has significant experience in complex commercial litigation, focusing on business disputes such as shareholder actions, commission disputes, and breach of contract matters. In connection with all areas of her practice, she is responsible for the supervision and handling of pretrial proceedings, including discovery and motion practice, as well as settlement negotiations, dispositive motions, arbitrations, and mediations, counseling clients through all phases of litigation in both federal and state courts.