Practice Area Spotlight - Human Resources & Compliance

For many employers, day-to-day risk management of human resources and compliance challenges is akin to walking a tightrope. Navigating this tightrope requires not just familiarity with employment law, but also familiarity with the dynamics of organizational development and culture.

In addition to traditional employment-related legal work as part of the Firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, Robin Foret advises small to medium-sized companies on day-to-day human resources and legal compliance issues.

Robin has almost 20 years of experience assisting companies by resolving day-to-day human resources issues, that include hiring, discipline, training and terminations, I-9 compliance as well as compliance with federal, state and local laws. Robin also assists companies build a better workplace through manager training and risk management assessments in the workplace. Upon request, she is available to advise employers based upon a monthly flat fee.

Some of the major areas for which Robin provides advice are:

•Day-to-day employee issues

•I-9 Compliance

•Hiring, firing and discipline

•Performance reviews

•Interviewing and hiring applicants,

•Unemployment compensation

•FMLA leave procedures

•ADA evaluations and compliance

•Wage and hour questions

•Overtime pay and exemptions

•Harassment & discrimination training

•Workplace Investigations

•Worker’s Compensation issues and recommended procedures

•Handling accidents in the workplace

•Risk management assessments

•Conflict resolution in the workplace

•Emergency response plans

•Employment policies and procedures

•Background checks and drug tests

•Manager training for better workplace

•Confidentiality and trade secret issues

•Sick leave and PTO policies

•COVID-19 Compliance

Robin Foret, based out of the Firm's Plano office, is Board Certified In Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She can be reached by telephone at 469-626-5358 or by e-mail at



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