Kimberly N. Dobson has dedicated her legal career to counseling and representing employers in a wide range of employment law matters.
Most recently, Kim has counseled employers nationwide regarding a large array of complex legal issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including, return to work considerations; compliance with frequently changing federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations related to COVID-19; addressing employee safety concerns; and, drafting legally compliant employment policies.
Kim’s practice focuses on representing private, public and nonprofit entities in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies in litigation involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She has participated in all phases of litigation from commencement through trial and appeal.
In addition to her litigation practice, Kim regularly advises clients in various industries on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. She prepares and reviews employment policies, handbooks and employment agreements and routinely counsels employers regarding disability leave management matters. Kim also conducts training sessions on topics such as harassment, discrimination, retaliation, performance management, leaves and accommodations, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion.
Prior to joining Littler, Kim worked as an associate for a national labor and employment law firm for several years. She previously served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Arthur F. Engoron of the New York City Civil Court.
While attending law school, Kim was the managing editor of production for the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s Journal of International Business and Law and received an award of excellence for her work in the Community and Economic Development Clinic.