Ms. Kinsella also advises management with regard to compliance with state and federal employment laws, employee handbooks and personnel policies and practices, employment agreements and restrictive covenants, reductions in force, leave issues, and EEO training. She also has experience handling internal investigations into allegations of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as HR-related organizational compliance issues generally. She has defended employers in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.
Ms. Kinsella previously served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois, defending state agencies and officers in employment and civil rights litigation.
October 15, 2015
City of St. Louis Minimum Wage Ordinance Struck Down by Court
The Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis has struck down and enjoined implementation and enforcement of an ordinance raising the minimum wage for employees working within the geographic boundaries of the City to $8.25 per hour. The ordinance was slated to go into effect on October 15, 2015. The minimum wage in the City of St. Louis,...
October 14, 2015
City of St. Louis Raises Minimum Wage, Imposes Notice Requirement
Effective October 15, 2015, the minimum wage for employees working in St. Louis will increase to $8.25 per hour from the state minimum of $7.65 per hour pursuant to St. Louis City Ordinance 70078, which was passed on August 28, 2015.The increased minimum wage for employees working within the geographic boundaries of the City has been...
Professional Associations and Activities
•Illinois State Bar Association
•The Missouri Bar
•Tennessee State Bar Association