Ms. Gerling focuses her practice on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counsel. Specifically, she represents and advises clients in the areas of discrimination and harassment, disability management, employment contracts, commission and related wage-hour issues, drug testing law and whistleblower claims. Ms. Gerling represents employers in state and federal court and in arbitration. Ms. Gerling's practice also includes the defense of employers in wage-hour collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
While attending law school, Ms. Gerling was a member of the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law and concentrated in business law. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Gerling was a law clerk for the Honorable James A. Moore, Fourth Judicial District of Minnesota.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Everybody Wins Reading Program, Volunteer
December 12, 2018
Class Action Trends Report Fall 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Are you my employer?A patchwork of testsOnly in CaliforniaPrevention pointerOther class action developments
August 13, 2018
Class Action Trends Report Summer 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Disparate impact - discrimination by the numbersIs the FCRA class the new FLSA wage and hour class?Other class action developments...
July 11, 2018
Fitness Industry Legal Update - Summer 2018
Social media can be a great way for companies in the fitness industry to build and engage their communities. The hazards of social media as to employees, companies, and privacy, however, should not be ignored. This is especially true if social media is key to a business’s marketing or employee-recruitment goals. In this issue, we cover...
Professional Associations and Activities
•Hennepin County Bar Association
•Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
•Minnesota Women Lawyers
You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.