Perspectiva General

Libby Henninger advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws, including claims based on:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The District of Columbia Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Maryland Flexible Leave Act

In addition, Libby also handles arbitration and mediation, conducts compliance audits relating to the FLSA and state wage and hour law, pay practices and employment procedures and provides compliance counseling for her clients, working daily with a former Department of Labor Wage and Hour Administrator.

She is a core team member of Littler’s Compliance Audit Services Practice Group and an architect of Littler’s AuditQB program.

She also works on administrative matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor, as well as state agencies, and has worked on several appellate matters before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


American Bar Association


District of Columbia Bar Association


Maryland State Bar Association


Nevada Bar Association


Clark County Bar Association


Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington


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News, Analysis & Press

WPI Labor Day Report 2020

WPI Report

September 8, 2020

WPI Labor Day Report 2019

WPI Report

September 3, 2019

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

WPI Report

August 30, 2018

Legal Landmines for Restaurant Owners

Food & Beverage Magazine

July 1, 2016

Department of Labor Stepping Up Enforcement Efforts

Restaurant Hospitality

April 4, 2016

Managing the Employment Relationship in District of Columbia


March 29, 2016

D.C.: Template for ‘Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act’ Notices Issued

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

March 6, 2015

D.C.: Sick and Safe Leave Act Amendments Take Effect

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

September 29, 2014

Libros & Capítulos

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act, Section of Labor and Employment Law - American Bar Association, 2008 Cumulative Supplement, Co-Author: Amy P. Maloney, 2008

Speaking Engagements

The Wage and Hour Update: Federal Deregulation Efforts Contrast With State, Local, and Private Enforcement Expansion

2019 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Bethesda, MD

June 7, 2019

Predicting the Future of Predictive Scheduling: What Employers Need to Know Now

October 9, 2018

Hot Topics in Working Hard and Hardly Working: Paid Leave Laws, USDOL PAID Program, and Wage Payment and Collection Act Enforcement

2018 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 5, 2018


Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018

Capital Briefing - What Labor and Employment Policy Changes Lie Ahead?

2017 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 6, 2017

Immigration Compliance Updates Under the Trump Administration

2017 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 6, 2017

The Department of Labor: A Look Ahead

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 11, 2017

What's New in Sick Leave: Your Annual Check-Up

Tysons Corner, VA

October 19, 2016

Working on Overtime: Preparing for DOL’s Changes to the FLSA Overtime Regulations

Accounting Principals

July 27, 2016

2016 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 7, 2016

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule - May 31

May 31, 2016

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule - May 23

May 23, 2016

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule - May 20

May 20, 2016

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule - May 19

May 19, 2016

Preparing for Change: Revisions to the FLSA Overtime Regulations

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 5, 2016

The Limits of Work Time: What is Compensable Time?

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference

May 5, 2016

Anticipating Immigration-Related Audits: How to Navigate an Unpredictable DOL

April 5, 2016

Keep Your Hands Clean…Learn About the Top Employment Laws Impacting Restaurant Owners

Washington, DC

September 17, 2015

Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations

July 6, 2015

Running the Federal and State Gauntlet: Surviving Expanding ADA, FML A, and Paid Sick Obligations

2015 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Washington D.C.

June 25, 2015

Wage and Hour Compliance

Las Vegas, NV

April 19, 2012


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2004
  • B.A., American University, 2001

Admisión de la barra

District of Columbia


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit