OSBA-Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law
Jaime has spent her entire legal career at Kastner Westman & Wilkins LLC and is involved in all aspects of the firm’s employment defense practice, including employment litigation, workers’ compensation and traditional labor. In this role, Jaime regularly advises private and public sector employers on employee relations matters, including leave management issues concerning ADA and FMLA compliance. Jaime also assists employers in responding to administrative charges before the EEOC, NLRB, OSHA and other state administrative agencies and often represents employers at administrative hearings and in arbitrations. She also works closely with employers during and prior to litigation to properly manage electronic discovery and forensic data investigations.
In addition, Jaime works with employers to update existing workplace policies and procedures, frequently presents on various HR topics through the firm's Rise & Learn series and conducts on-site employee and supervisory level training (e.g., sexual harassment, workplace conduct, and social media training). Jaime strives to keep employers apprised of key developments in federal and state labor and employment laws.
Other Personal Background Information and Interests
Jaime and her husband Scott have two young children, a son and a daughter. While parenthood consumes much of their free time, Jaime and Scott still remain active in the Akron community and look forward to resuming their travel adventures together in the years ahead. Jaime and Scott are dedicated to supporting local entrepreneurs and serving non-profit organizations. Each year, Jaime and Scott organize a fundraising cornhole tournament to benefit children with special needs.