Dawn J. Lanouette

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  • Partner at Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP (85 Attorneys)
  • 700 Security Mutual Building, 80 Exchange Street, P.O. Box 5250, Binghamton, NY 13902-5250
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Biography

Dawn J. Lanouette is the Chair of Hinman, Howard and Kattell’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.

Labor and Employment

Ms. Lanouette counsels employers on all aspects of their relationship with employees from recruitment to termination. She provides training to Executives, Human Resources Personnel, and Managers and Supervisors on legal obligations and best practices. She drafts and reviews employee handbooks and employment policies, and provides regular advice to clients on complying with the myriad of federal and state labor and employment laws. She also counsels clients concerning wage and hour law, and provides assistance with audits of exempt status and gender equity.

When the relationship sours, Ms. Lanouette represents employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Her experience includes successfully defending clients before the Division of Human Rights (DHR) both before probable cause determinations and at hearings; the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC); the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA); the New York State Department of Labor (DOL); the US Department of Labor; and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Ms. Lanouette has also served as a neutral investigator hired by employers to conduct investigations into sexual harassment and discrimination complaints and has provided training to in-house counsel, human resources professionals, and other attorneys on labor and employment topics.

Healthcare Law

Ms. Lanouette has extensive experience counseling hospitals, long term care facilities, and home health care providers concerning compliance with Stark, the Anti-Kickback Law, and related state statutes. She works with clients to comply with the Medicaid and Medicare laws, and advises clients and their Business Associates to ensure compliance with the HIPAA and HITECH Act.

Cyber Security Law

Ms. Lanouette counsels clients on the growing cyber security threat to businesses of all sizes, including conducting reviews of policies and procedures, making recommendations on best practices, and preparing a plan in the event of a cyber attack. Ms. Lanouette also counsels clients during breach events with regard to compliance with federal and state laws, and has assisted clients in conducting investigations into suspected breaches.

She is Chair of the firm’s Finance Committee, and serves on the Firm’s Recruitment, Marketing, and Technology Committees.

Ms. Lanouette is Chair of the Committee on Women in the Law of the Broome County Bar Association (BCBA), and a member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Committee for Bar Leaders. She is a regular presenter of continuing legal education, a Past-President of the Broome County Bar Association Foundation, and a Past President of the Broome County Bar Association. She lives in Vestal, New York with her husband Ron and son William.

Publications

Research & Accountability: The Need for Uniform Regulation of International Pharmaceutical Drug Testing, 13 Pace Int’l L.Rev. 197 (Spring 2001)
Holding States to their Conventional Obligations: the United Nations Convention Against Torture and the need for a broad interpretation of state action, Geo., Immigr. L.J. 299 (Winter 2003).

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Not-for-Profit Corporations & Foundations
  • Health Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Health Care
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
607-231-6917  Phone
www.hhk.com
University Attended:
Pacific Univeristy, B.A., cum laude, 1997
Law School Attended:
Pace University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, International Law Review, 2001
Year of First Admission:
2002
Admission:
Western District of New York; 2002, New York; 2002, Massachusetts; Second Circuit Court of Appeals; Southern District of New York; Northern District of New York
Memberships:

Professional Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association
New York State Bar Association (Labor and Employment and Health Law Sections)
American Bar Association (Labor and Employment and Health Law Sections)
Southern Tier Association for Human Resources Professionals
Tioga County Human Resources Roundtable
Broome County Bar Association (Past President)

ISLN:
917757721

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