Overview

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.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

American Bar Association

Member

District of Columbia Bar Association

Member

Maryland State Bar Association

Member

Nevada Bar Association

Member

Clark County Bar Association

Member

Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington

News, Analysis & Press

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

Lexology

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

Books & Book Chapters

  • 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

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

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
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

Education

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

Bar Admission

District of Columbia
Maryland
Nevada

Courts

  • 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