Sheri L. Giger is a shareholder in the Pittsburgh office of Ogletree Deakins. Her practice focuses on preventative advice and counsel, particularly in the area of leave management, focusing on the ADA, FMLA, paid sick leave, and related leave statutes and policies, including process improvement strategies. Her practice also includes policy/handbook development (particularly for multi-state issues and compliance), reductions-in-force, background checks, FCRA advice, hiring and interviewing, wage and hour, internal investigation advice, and other preventative workplace practices. Sheri conducts extensive training on the same topics and other management issues such as performance improvement, documentation, and anti-harassment. She also defends charges of discrimination before federal and state agencies.
Prior to entering the field of law, Sheri worked in human resources for seven years for a Fortune 500 company, specifically in employee communications, EEO, affirmative action planning, internal investigations of discrimination complaints, project management of workforce reductions in force, and organizational development. She also obtained her M.S. in Human Resource Management.