Ms. Bayer focuses her practice in the areas of employment law and related litigation, as well as health care law.
Ms. Bayer works with a broad array of businesses, including health care entities, to establish written operating and business handbooks, policies and procedures, employment manuals, employment contracts, and non-compete agreements as well as to provide training for management and staff with regard to discrimination, harassment, Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") administration, accommodation, whistleblower investigations, and other issues. In addition, Ms. Bayer has significant experience defending wrongful termination cases; age, race, gender, and disability discrimination claims; FMLA cases; whistleblower and retaliation cases; and contract/business matters in state and federal court. She has also defended administrative claims involving the Department of Labor, the Unemployment Insurance Agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
Ms. Bayer also provides counsel to individuals in connection with employment matters, such as employment and independent contractor agreements, restrictive covenants, and severance packages, as well as in connection with wrongful termination, discrimination issues and litigation, whistleblower litigation, administrative claims, and unemployment benefits.
Health Care Entities and Professionals
Ms. Bayer represents health care entities and professionals in connection with professional licensing matters, medical staffing, credentialing and privilege disputes, hospital/physician governance and relations issues, regulatory matters, and related litigation. She also represents health care professionals negotiating employment and business-related contracts, restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements, and compliance issues.
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1996
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