Ms. Peppard has successfully:
- Defended a variety of national and local companies in state and federal court, before state and federal agencies, and in arbitration proceedings, against claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblowing, and violations of Title VII, the FMLA, the ADAAA, the Equal Pay Act, the ADEA, and related state laws.
- Represented businesses in wage and hour investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Represented clients before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, resulting in the affirmation of summary judgment rulings.
Ms. Peppard has achieved favorable settlements on behalf of companies in single-plaintiff and class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Florida Minimum Wage Act, and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
Additionally, Ms. Peppard regularly provides practical advice and counseling to human resources professionals, corporate counsel, and business owners regarding a variety of workplace issues including compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, employee hiring, discipline, and termination, and other matters.