FMLA Expert Witnesses

Fmla expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on fmla. The fmla expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Business Operations, Disability Evaluation, Employment, Forensic Psychology, Legal, Management, Medical Management, and Vocational Rehabilitation.

Beth B. De Lima, MBA, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP, ADA Accommodation Specialist HRM Consulting, Inc.

Murphys, California
Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation - FMLA, CFRA, ADA, Sexual Harassment Retaliation, Discrimination Policies, FEHA, Labor Market Workers Comp, Job Analysis, Mediation, Human Resources
Ms. De Lima is a nationally certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, with California State specific certification, and was appointed to the International Employee Health, Safety and Security Special Expertise Panel. Areas of expertise include ADA/FEHA, FMLA/CFRA and PDL compliance, sexual harassment, matching performance to standards and reasonable accommodation. She has done extensive work on Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation, Vocational Assessment and Rehabilitation, and Retaliation cases. Ms. De Lima has experience in both plaintiff and defense cases.

Laura Henderson North County HR

Oceanside, California
Employment - Exempt, nonexempt, FLSA, California Wage orders, overtime, hourly, salaried, I9, Employee handbooks, terminations, PTO, FMLA, CFRA, employment compliance, payroll auditing.
Seasoned Human Resources professional with 25+ years HR experience. Subject matter expert on proper classification of exempt / nonexempt under both FLSA and California Wage orders. Expertise in both Federal and California compliance. Heavy Human Resources compliance with a California focus. SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management) California Law HR Specialty Certificate as well as a BS and MBA degree. Exceptional communicator and report writer.

Jacquie Hughes

San Diego, California
Employment, Business Operations - Human Resources, CA Law, Harassment, Termination, Retaliation, Conflict, Resolution, Leave of Absence, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, Dispute, Hiring Practices, Salary and Compensation, Benefits, Discrimination, Training, Development, Organizational Structure, Management.
SPHR, SHRM - SCP Certification, Over 20 years focused Human Resources experience and training, in both Corporate and Creative cultures with proven results and measurable success. Working with executive teams to fulfill company cores, values and visions. Experience in CA and National Compliance. Board and advisory member in HR Community. Currently in a VPHR role. Strong experience, education and expertise in California HR Compliance and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Development, Efficiencies Improvements, Recruiting and Retention, Employee Relations - Conflict & Resolution, Benefits Development & Administration, Compensation Strategies, Navigating FMLA, CFRA, PDL, LOA, ADA, EEO, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation. 25 Years Accomplished Accounting, Budgeting, Business, Payroll Processing and Management, Superior knowledge of HRIS and accounting systems, Administrative software and graphic design programs. In addition, a lifetime of learning, creat...

Dr. Jessica Rowe, PSYD Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center

FOLSOM, California
Forensic Psychology, Employment - PTSD, depression, anxiety, retaliation, employment, discrimination, treatment, termination, labor, sexual harassment, whistleblower, ADA, FMLA, FEHA, constructive, workplace, age, wages, labor relations, workers rights, employee, best expert, EEOC, hostile, unlawful, workforce, bullying, race
Jessica Rowe, PsyD, is in private practice in Northern CA. Her practice is also known as Dr. Jess' Mind Care Center. She helps attorneys around CA with trial and deposition testimony preparation and participation. She conducts mental health treatment with attorneys' clients who need help with emotional distress and mental health injury. She conducts psychological examinations and forensic evaluations for employment and personal injury attorneys in CA. Further, Dr. Rowe conducts treatment with worker's compensation patients who have endured a psychiatric injury at work. She treats work comp patients who have experienced physical injuries that require psychological assistance. She works with a variety of mental health conditions, including, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, somatic complaints, chronic pain, and several other illnesses. She has treated individuals within state prisons and with many government entities. She has worked with individuals who have exper...

Zaylore S. Stout, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP Zaylore Stout & Associates, LLC

Pasadena, California
Legal, Employment - Human Resources (HR), Workplace Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Leave of Absence, ADA, FMLA, Wage & Hour, Discrimination, Sexual Orientation (LGBT), Gender Identity, EEOC, Title VII, Overtime, Hostile Work Environment, Constructive Discharge, Management Training
• Minnesota Licensed Attorney • 24+ Years Advising HR Professionals & Business Owners Nationally • National Workplace Investigator • Employment Law Independent Expert Witness • Employment Law Expert and Litigation Consultant Zaylore Stout founded his own employment law firm Zaylore Stout & Associates which is a certified minority (MBE), disabled (DOBE), and LGBTQ+ owned business enterprise (LGBTBE). For the entire time he has been practicing law he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants. He also has both in-house and private practice experience in both state and federal court. Zaylore has conducted 100+ workplace investigations involving complex and varied allegations involving employees at all levels within an organization. He’s also facilitated over 2,500 manager/supervisor training sessions, most of which focused on sexual harassment prevention. Zaylore has broad public and private sector experience, including public transportation/utilities, retail, medical, hotel &...

DeAndrea Williams

Aurora, Colorado
Disability Evaluation, Vocational Rehabilitation - vocational evaluation, employment, FMLA, Medical Review, life care planning, Leave of Absence, Employability Analysis, life care planner, developmental disabilities, Short Term Disability, ADA Accommodations, Labor, Psychometric, rehabilitation, Long Term Disability, Rehabilitation Counseling, FMLA
DeAndrea T. Williams is an esteemed expert in vocational evaluation, rehabilitation counseling, and life care planning, holding certifications as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), International Psychometric Evaluator (IPEC), and Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE). She is the President and CEO of Land of Goods Vocational Consulting, where she excels in conducting comprehensive vocational evaluations, labor market analysis, and transferable skills analysis, alongside overseeing medical and psychological reviews and job skills training. She has office locations in Florida and Colorado but practices Nationwide. With a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Kentucky and a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services from Florida State University, DeAndrea has a strong educational foundation complemented by advanced training from Sarlas’s Forensics Services and SEAK’s expert witness practice programs. Her pr...

Jean L. Seawright, CMC Seawright & Associates

Maitland, Florida
Employment, Management - Negligent hiring, negligent retention, discrimination, harassment, termination, HR practices, HR policies & procedures, Title VII, background checks, compensation, ADA, ADAAA, FMLA, overtime, FLSA, EEOC, investigations, employee handbooks, employment regulations, & HR practices.
As a highly professional and credible human resource consultant; since 1987, Jean Seawright has offered expert consultation to employers in multiple industries nationwide. She is available to provide case analysis and expert witness services in cases involving negligent hiring, negligent retention, discrimination, ADA, harassment (all types), terminations, Title VII/EEOC compliance, HR practices, investigations, wage and hour/FLSA/overtime matters, policies and procedures, and state/federal employment laws/regulations. Ms. Seawright is also a highly regarded speaker at state/national conferences and has published numerous articles in the field of human resources. She is a Certified Management Consultant, a designation credentialed by the Institute of Management Consultants. The CMC designation is the preeminent mark of achievement obtained by less than one percent of all consultants.

Timothy C. Egan, SPHR Coalition Resources Group

New Mexico
Employment, Medical Management - Human resources, HR, healthcare, hospitals, employee relations, hiring, labor relations, union avoidance, background checks, investigations, drug testing, sexual harassment, termination, collective bargaining agreement, discipline, workplace violence, HIPAA, performance evaluation, FMLA, ADA, WC
Executive-level human resources leader. 35+ years of experience in employee and labor relations, as well mediation conflict resolution, employee training development, and resource allocation assessments. Special experience in healthcare human resources. 13-year Marine Corps veteran, including Gulf War. Experience also includes RIFs, Layoffs, Reduction in Force, Leave of Absence, Reasonable Accommodations, Interactive Meetings, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Job Descriptions.

Randy M. Stedman, Esq. Workplace Practices Group

Powell Butte, Oregon
Employment, Legal - Investigations, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Harassment, Recruiting, Compensation HR Policies & Practices, Handbooks, Negligent Hiring/Retention/Negligent Supervision, Severance, Title VII, Labor Relations, Negotiations, Employee Benefits, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, EEOC, AA
Randy Stedman is an expert witness, human resources and labor relations executive, labor and employment lawyer, and HR consultant. He has over 25 years of C-level human resources experience in large organizations with over 35 years total experience in all facets of human resources and labor relations. He adds value as labor and employment lawyer with both in-house and private practice experience. Randy has broad public and private sector experience, including public transportation, electric utilities, retail, business process outsourcing, professional services, financial services, and software and IT processing companies. He is known as a skilled strategist, exceptional negotiator, persuasive presenter, wise counselor, and a keen-eyed developer of talent. His Clifton Strengths Signature Themes are: Strategic, Analytical, Relator, Achiever, Command. Randy has appeared in dozens of civil and administrative trials, both as an expert and fact witness, and he has been deposed many ...

Timothy C. Egan, SPHR Coalition Resources Group

Horizon City, Texas
Employment, Medical Management - Human resources, HR, healthcare, hospitals, employee relations, hiring, labor relations, union avoidance, background checks, investigations, drug testing, sexual harassment, termination, collective bargaining agreement, discipline, workplace violence, HIPAA, performance evaluation, FMLA, ADA, WC
Executive-level human resources leader. 35+ years of experience in employee and labor relations, as well mediation conflict resolution, employee training development, and resource allocation assessments. Special experience in healthcare human resources. 13-year Marine Corps veteran, including Gulf War. Experience also includes RIFs, Layoffs, Reduction in Force, Leave of Absence, Reasonable Accommodations, Interactive Meetings, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Job Descriptions.