Mary Will is professional responsibility counsel to Faegre Baker Daniels. In that capacity, she advises Faegre Baker Daniels and its lawyers regarding conflicts of interest, ethics and other legal matters. Mary also advises employers on employment laws and workplace actions. She partners with clients to provide business strategies and solutions tailored to their specific needs, taking into account the business environment and culture in which each employer operates.
Compliance, Training and Transactions
Mary works closely with FaegreBD’s corporate lawyers on the employment aspects of all types of mergers and acquisitions, including the integration of workforces, protection of trade secrets and business assets, and limitation of employment risks.
Mary partners with employers to:
Provide employment advice and strategic direction during mergers and acquisitions to reduce employment risks, minimize disruptions and effectively integrate workforces
Prepare and provide legal advice on employment agreements, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements and separation agreements
Protect confidential information, trade secrets and other business assets
Address and prevent discrimination, harassment and other workplace claims
Determine and implement sound wage and hour policies and practices
Investigate workplace complaints, including complaints under the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts
Address workplace privacy claims
Draft employee handbooks, codes of conduct, personnel policies and employee training materials
Strategically prepare for and address workplace developments and trends
Provide all types of workplace training to executives and employees
Prepare for and conduct reductions in force and plant closings
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mary L. Will