Alphabet Soup with Employment Attorney Ryan Nell at the PIHRA 2020 Legal Update

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin employment law attorney Ryan Nell will speak at the 2020 Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) Legal Update this January at four different locations throughout Southern California.   The full-day seminars will provide business owners, managers, and HR professionals with the necessary information to navigate constantly evolving employment laws.  Attendees will come away with tools to help protect their organizations and effectively manage risk.

Mr. Nell’s session, “Alphabet Soup: Staying Up-to-Date on CFRA, FMLA, PFL, and PDL,” will guide employers through various leave protections afforded to their employees and discuss various best practices for ensuring legal compliance.  Key takeaways of this presentation include: 1) Understanding various grounds for protected leave under state and federal law; 2) Learning best practices for ensuring that employees are educated regarding their rights to take leave; 3) Discussing common pitfalls and how to avoid them; and 4) Strategizing best ways to handle employee leave issues that fall outside the confines of the law, but still warrant appropriate care and treatment.

The PIHRA 2020 Legal Update is approved for 6.0 HR Certification Institute Credits and SHRM PDC’s.  Additionally, PIHRA is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider and the program will be submitted for up to 6.0 California MCLE credit hours.  The full-day seminars will take place in four convenient locations across Southern California and offer opportunities to connect with a large network of knowledgeable legal practitioners and HR professionals.  For more information or to register for a session near you, visit the event website here:

About the Speaker

Ryan H. Nell is an employment attorney responsible for representing California employers statewide in both counseling and comprehensive litigation support.  With the ever-changing landscape of California and federal employment law, Ryan prides himself on assisting clients in staying ahead of the curve in an effort to avoid legal trouble before it arises.  He has extensive experience representing clients in harassment, retaliation, and discrimination matters, as well as large-scale wage and hour lawsuits.

Ryan speaks regularly on a wide range of topics aimed at assisting California employers in the avoidance of legal trouble before it arises, and his work in the field has led to his recognition as a Rising Star by San Diego Super Lawyers.

About Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin PC is a leading AV-rated law firm with expertise in litigating and resolving civil matters in both state and federal courts.  The firm represents clients in the areas of Appellate, Business Litigation, Civil & Trial Litigation, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate Litigation, Restaurant & Hospitality, Retail, Transactional & Business Services, and Transportation.  Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.  Pettit Kohn is located in California and Arizona with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Tucson.  Learn more about Pettit Kohn at: