Mary Akhimien Elected Secretary of Delaware State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section
Connolly Gallagher LLP is pleased to announce that Mary Akhimien was elected to serve as Secretary of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association for FY 2014-2015. The purpose of the Labor & Employment Law Section is to provide information, support, and guidance to practitioners of labor and employment law from both the employee/union perspective and the management/employer perspective, with a particular focus on providing regular updates on developments in labor and employment law.
Mary represents management and employees in employment law disputes involving discrimination charges, retaliation claims, civil rights, contract disputes, restrictive covenants, and other aspects of employment relationships in federal and state courts. She has successfully defended clients before administrative tribunals and in state and federal courts, and has helped negotiate complex settlements. Mary strives to find creative solutions to legal problems and achieve results that are in the best interests of her clients in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. She also lectures and writes on corporate law issues and frequently speaks to university students and professional groups about the value of mentoring.