Attorney at Law, President and Founder, HR Learning Center LLC
Melissa Fleischer, Esq., is a sought-after employment law attorney and HR counselor and teacher, having parlayed her 20 years of law practice experience to form HR Learning Center LLC, a company that specializes in helping employers work through a wide range of legal and human resources management issues. As an attorney, Ms. Fleischer specialized in employment discrimination litigation and began offering her clients preventive counseling and training to help them avoid discrimination complaints and other legal problems in the first place.
Through HR Learning Center, Ms. Fleischer provides training and consulting in sexual harassment, disabilities, diversity, discrimination, workplace violence, employee use of social media, job descriptions, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, employment contracts, independent contractor status, information privacy and security, and HR records management. She also offers compliance training on the major employment laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act, including exempt and non-exempt worker classifications. She presents seminars, leads webinars and workshops, and is a frequent lecturer on these and other HR management and legal topics. To help employers achieve legal compliance and reduce litigation costs, Ms. Fleischer offers legally sound employment policies and provides counseling and training on how to implement them.
Ms. Fleischer served as a chapter editor for the Family and Medical Leave Act Treatise, which was published recently by the Bureau of National Affairs. She is also an adjunct faculty member with the Professional Development Center at SUNY/Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York. She earned her J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., and her B.A., cum laude, from New York University.