Anne Marie Schloemer writes article for Smart Business

Anne Marie Schloemer writes article for Smart Business

Anne Marie Schloemer writes article for Smart Business

Perez Morris attorney Anne Marie Schloemer discusses the transition back to office environments after nearly two years of remote work in an article for Smart Business. Anne Marie delves into return-to-work policies for companies, as well as what leaders should keep in mind during the transition.

“Technology has enabled work to be done remotely. However, for many businesses, there is no substitute for at least partial in-person work, and certain industries and positions require it. Also, physical presence in the workplace is important for company culture and impromptu water cooler talk. So, for businesses that decide to implement a return-to-work policy, what does that look like?”

Read more here.

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Sarah Perez Recognized as 2021 Smart 50 Award Honoree by Smart Business Magazine

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Managing Partner Sarah Perez was recognized as a 2021 Smart 50 Award honoree by Smart Business Magazine.

The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the Central Ohio region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations.

Sarah handles commercial litigation, employment, civil rights, supply chain and logistics, and transactional matters. She is an experienced litigator in state and federal courts and is regularly asked to speak on topics related to women’s leadership, business management and strategies for leveraging business for community impact. Sarah is an active champion of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and within her community.

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Female mentorship can help narrow the gender gap

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Over this past, difficult year, a good mentor in the workplace has been a necessity. In an article published by Smart Business, Perez Morris attorney, Celia M. Schnupp, discusses how she previously relied upon coworkers, members of local professional associations, and other local connections for most of her career. But during the pandemic barriers created by distance were removed. Celia offers ideas to consider when facilitating your own mentorship model and journey including virtual tools, finding the right mentor, instilling accountability in the workplace, and understanding how female mentorship can work to narrow the gender gap.

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How employers can defend themselves against a COVID-19 Claim

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers were challenged to defend themselves against workers’ compensation claims filed by employers who alleged they contracted the virus in the course of their employment. Shutdowns and the widespread nature of the virus changed how employers needed to think about these claims. Lead Attorney Elizabeth Weeden shared information businesses should consider when defending against a claim. Read her full article featured in Smart Business.


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