Tag: Leslie Lasher

Lessons Learned from Maternity Leave

Leslie Lasher is an employment law attorney with the Forrest Firm. Earlier this year, she had her second child and took 12 weeks of maternity leave. In April, Leslie returned to the firm with… Read More

Forrest Firm Attorneys Named to 2019 Super Lawyers

The Forrest Firm is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys have earned recognition in the annual ranking of North Carolina attorneys by Super Lawyers magazine. Among the honored attorneys are Monica Webb-Shackleford, Kelli… Read More

HR Alert: New Form I-9 Available from USCIS

By Leslie Lasher Last week, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) released a new Form I-9. The Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired… Read More

Employee Leave: Reviewing the Basics

By Leslie Lasher Employers often find themselves in legal entanglements regarding the administration of leave policies. I often receive questions about how or whether the employer is required to provide different types of… Read More

#FF5: A YEAR TO REMEMBER

By James Forrest 2016 was a big year for us, as we celebrated the firm’s fifth anniversary (we’ll be 6 on January 1, 2017!). At the beginning of the year, our then… Read More

EMPLOYMENT LAW: GET YOUR CLASSIFICATION RIGHT

By Leslie Lasher One of the first considerations when hiring new employees is ensuring that they are properly classified as employees or contractors. While many businesses perceive classification as an area of simplicity,… Read More

PUBLIC EMPLOYERS: FOLLOW YOUR POLICIES

By Leslie Lasher A standard piece of advice employment lawyers always give is to “follow your policy.” That tiny piece of advice just became a lot more important for public employers, as the… Read More

ATTORNEY LESLIE LASHER JOINS FORREST FIRM

August 15, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Leslie Lasher. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More