Kesha advises and counsels employers on employment-related matters, including state leave laws and multi-state compliance. Kesha is also a member of the OD Comply compliance solutions group.
Kesha regularly collaborates with employers to:
- Develop and revise employment handbooks, policies, procedures, agreements, and other documents to ensure multistate compliance
- Navigate workplace issues that may affect compliance, including policies and procedures related to leaves of absence, wage payment, required training, and other employment-related topics that may vary across jurisdictions
- Implement best practices as employers expand to new states and localities, including drafting related documents, policies and procedures
Kesha joined Ogletree Deakins from the Higher Authority Appeals division within the legal department of SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SC DEW). As a former Administrative Hearing Officer with SC DEW, Kesha conducted administrative proceedings and has experience with wrongful discharge claims, harassment and retaliation claims, claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and employment discrimination claims. While at SC-DEW, she was a member of the National Association of Unemployment Insurance Appeals Professionals, affectionately known as NAUIAP, and served on various committees.
Outside of work, Kesha likes to spend time enjoying the outdoor life and traveling with her husband and two young children.