One need look no further than the headlines to understand the importance of preventing violence in the workplace. Financial services institutions face additional risks because of employee interaction with the public.
In Part I of this Financial Services curriculum, Epstein Becker Green’s Elizabeth McManus and Edward Yennock will cover:
Common myths regarding workplace violence
Employer obligations to provide a safe environment
Effective strategies for preventing and dealing with workplace violence
ELIZABETH K. McMANUS is a Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm's New York office.
Ms. McManus’s experience includes:
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Ms. McManus was an attorney in the Labor and Employment Group of a national law firm. Earlier in her career, she served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Renée Marie Bumb of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. In addition, Ms. McManus is an adjunct professor at the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and has also lectured at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
EDWARD M. YENNOCK is a Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Litigation practices, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He focuses his practice on the areas of employment disputes and complex civil litigation.
In 2017, Mr. Yennock was named to the New York Metro Rising Stars list, in the areas of Employment Litigation: Defense and Employment & Labor.
In addition, Mr. Yennock understands the nuances of litigating matters that attract substantial public and media scrutiny. He works closely with institutional clients’ broader crisis management teams to ensure that an embattled client’s interests are being protected both inside and outside the courtroom.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Mr. Yennock was associated with an international law and public-policy firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. While at law school, Mr. Yennock served on the Editorial Board of the Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law. He also served as an intern at the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Litigation Bureau in Manhattan, where he assisted in the defense of harassment and discrimination suits and other employment-related litigation.