“Don’t Label Me. I’m More Than Just a Name.”On Wednesday, March 8th, Lisa A. Bertini participated as one of four guest speakers at “Don’t Label Me. I’m More Than Just a Name.” This event was produced and hosted by Nina Harvey –Bolden, a senior in the Legal Studies Academy at First Colonial High School, to create awareness about the unfortunate realities of name-based discrimination.
Making Strides Toward Equal PayLisa A. Bertini has been featured amongst several exceptionally talented women in MyDomaine.com blog, “Should You Wait Until 2152 for Equal Pay? These Inspiring Women Say No.” View the full story here
Is shining a spotlight on the topic of implicit bias a way to put the blindfold back on Lady Justice?Lisa Bertini's presentation at the 2015 VBA Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law is referenced in the VBA Journal Winter 2016-2017 article Justice for All by Toni Guagenti. Guagenti speaks of how Bertini compared the high percentage of VA female attorneys to the disproportionately lower percentage of female attorneys in executive positions in VA's largest firms in 2013, enlightening the audience of potential biases. Click here to read the full article...see page 31
Protecting Employee Rights - Stephenson v. DLP Enterprises, Inc.On October 1, 2014, Plaintiffs filed the Complaint alleging three claims: (1) Unpaid Overtime and Straight Time under the FLSA; (2) Unpaid Minimum Wage under the FLSA; and (3) Breach of Contract. Click here to read the full article...
Social Media's Impact on Hiring PracticesLisa Bertini, whose firm, Bertini Law, in Virginia Beach, specializes in employment law, said she had been hearing from more human resources departments wondering how they should, and can, use social media as a screening factor. Click here to read the full article...
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Local lawyer discusses Facebook privacySome employers are demanding applicants hand over their Facebook password as part of a background check. But is this legal? WAVY.com spoke with Norfolk Attorney Lisa Bertini who said it is "potentially a violation of a general privacy right."
Virginia Fellow Lisa A. Bertini Elected to the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Virginia State Bar CouncilRecently Lisa A. Bertini, was elected by her colleagues to represent the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Virginia State Bar Council. As a shareholder and President of Bertini & Hammer, PC in Norfolk Ms. Bertini practices employment law, contract litigation and personal injury. While she represents both plaintiffs and defendants, she primarily has a very small but very busy plaintiffs' practice.
For many years, Lisa Bertini, 46, practiced employment law as a dutiful hired gun for corporations. Tall and slender, her dark, determined eyes offset by a head full of curly blond hair, she’d stride into court on behalf of Xerox or Food Lion. But three years ago, she started her own law firm in Norfolk, now called Bertini Law, and carved a more treacherous path. About 80 percent of the time, Bertini is a plaintiff’s lawyer. In Virginia, that means the law isn’t necessarily on her side.