Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper is sought after as an advisor by employers who want effective, practical counsel and solutions to the personnel issues they face every day. Nancy is adept at explaining highly nuanced laws that may differ across jurisdictions in an easy-to-understand way. As the nature of the work environment continues to change and new laws emerge, Nancy helps employers stay in compliance. Most recently, clients have been relying on Nancy’s advice for handling workforce challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, such as remote work, return-to-work, training, and wage and hour issues.
Nancy helps her clients effectively navigate complex state and local employment laws (including sick leave, leaves of absences, hiring laws, and termination laws) and create policies and documents that are user-friendly and readily implemented by HR professionals. HR professionals and in-house counsel also turn to Nancy for assistance in complying with all aspects of the employment relationship, from pre-employment considerations and hiring to terminations and post-employment restrictions.
Additionally, Nancy performs internal investigations when allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace arise. She also conducts trainings for employers on a variety of workplace issues, and has led hundreds of anti-harassment training sessions as well as trainings for managers and HR personnel on such issues as leaves and accommodations.
Nancy’s clients range from employers of small technology start-ups and emerging businesses to large multinational corporations. They include companies across many industries, such as health care, retail, financial services, and consulting.