Kaitlyn A. Hansen advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law issues and disputes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Katie has experience representing employers in all aspects of claims arising under, inter alia, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including:
- Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
- Pay disparity
- Failure to accommodate
- Administrative charges
- Exemption classification issues
- Wage and hour issues
Katie also regularly counsels clients with regard to all aspects of the employee lifecycle, including hiring, performance management, improving employee experience, and ending employment relationships.
Katie is a member of Littler’s Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers Practice Group. She advises clients on leveraging their contingent workforce solutions and also conducts audits to assess and mitigate contingent workforce risks. Katie has also litigated misclassification cases.
Before joining Littler, Katie clerked for former Chief United States Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo and United States District Judge Thomas L. Parker in the Western District of Tennessee. During law school, Katie was senior notes editor for The University of Memphis Law Review.