Overview

After two decades of advising management on employment relations issues, Kevin O'Neill currently focuses his practice on helping employers implement prevention practices and maintain compliance. As the senior director of the Littler Learning Group (LLG), he oversees the firm’s employment law and corporate compliance client training programs. He helps ensure the programs meet each client’s unique needs and incorporate the firm’s best legal practices and cutting-edge learning techniques. He has conducted training and employment counseling for more than 100,000 executives, decision-makers, human resource professionals and employees throughout the United States on a wide variety of topics, such as:

  • Harassment
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Performance
  • Investigations
  • Compliance
  • Title VII
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines
  • State statutes

Kevin brings a diverse skill set to his practice. He is a certified executive coach. He has a background in stage, film and video and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. He collaborates with the firm’s practice groups to produce innovative presentation features and prevention services for the firm’s clients. In addition, he develops and reviews employee handbooks, policies, and codes of conduct and conducts compliance and training audits.

Kevin works with clients across the country in industries that include:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Bio-technology
  • High-technology
  • Legal
  • Health Care
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Prior to his legal career, Kevin had his own training firm, which focused on employment law, performance management, leadership and communication skills training. He was also a featured presenter for CareerTrack, a nationally-renowned training organization.

In law school, Kevin served as an editor for the moot court board.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

California Bar Association

Member

New York State Bar Association

Facilitator

International Center for Non-Violent Communication

News, Analysis & Press

Why Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Stop Harassment

The Washington Post

November 17, 2017

How to Create a Culture of Civility

SHRM Online

March 20, 2017

Eight Steps Toward Eliminating Workplace Bullying

The National Law Journal

August 24, 2015

Time to Stand Up To Workplace Bullies

Human Resource Executive Online

December 8, 2014

Speaking Engagements

From #MeToo to #WhatToDo? Time to Reboot Your Harassment Training Protocol

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2018
Conducting Lawful Workplace Investigations

Tysons Corner, VA

November 16, 2017
Service Animal Accommodations

San Francisco, CA

October 19, 2017

Conducting Efficient, Effective, and Lawful Workplace Investigations

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference, Phoenix, AZ

May 12, 2017
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

August 18, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

July 21, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

June 16, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

May 19, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

April 21, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

March 17, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

February 18, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

January 21, 2016
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

December 17, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

November 19, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

October 15, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

September 17, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

August 20, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

July 16, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

June 18, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

May 21, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

April 16, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

March 19, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

February 19, 2015
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

December 18, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

November 20, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

October 16, 2014
The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

Blame The New Workplace! Navigating Challenges Created by Today’s Workplace

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

September 18, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

August 21, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

July 17, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

June 19, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

May 15, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

April 17, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

March 20, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

February 20, 2014
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

December 19, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

November 21, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

October 17, 2013
Conducting Lawful and Effective Global Investigations

Chicago, IL

September 25, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

September 19, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

August 15, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

July 18, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

June 20, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

May 16, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

April 18, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

March 21, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

February 21, 2013
Monthly Webinar: Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National)

January 17, 2013
Preventing Workplace Harassment (California and National) - Monthly Webinar

November 15, 2012

Conducting Lawful Investigations: Just The Facts

The 2012 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Scottsdale, AZ

May 11, 2012
Understanding, Preventing & Responding to Bullying and Harassment in Schools

April 15, 2011
The 2010 Public School Employer

San Jose, CA

October 29, 2010
Kevin O'Neill to present at the State & Federal Laws Affecting Background Checks: What's New in 2007

May 9, 2007
Kevin O'Neill Presents: Conducting Lawful Investigations: Practical Skills for HR Professionals - HR Week West

February 20, 2007
An Executive Overview: Workplace Ethics & Compliance

December 5, 2006

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1985
  • B.A., Boston College, 1981

Bar Admission

California
New York