Wendy L. Hansen
Wendy Hansen has worked with Foley & Foley as a lead attorney with the firm’s on-call triage service, which services over 1,700 clients all over the country. She has experience in handling a variety of questions and claims in employment law from FMLA, ADA, and other state leaves to the FLSA, medical marijuana, and harassment. She is also the lead for the firm’s Education and Training Practice and has hosted and conducted over 100 webinars to clients all over the country as well. These webinars have covered topics and trainings for HR personnel, supervisors and mid-level managers, and standard employees. During the course of her work at Foley & Foley she has helped multiple employers through the firms Handbook Preparation Service and assisted with execution and implementation of legal compliance and best practice policies. She serves as General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors for the South Coast Human Resources Council.
Wendy has experience both as a Human Resources Manager and as a litigator at an insurance defense law firm in Boston. She has taught legal compliance and leadership training and drafted and implemented a framework for a new Human Resources department as a Human Resources Manager. She also worked with employers under their employment practice liability insurance on a variety of claims, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
- New England Law, Boston, MA, cum laude, Dean’s List, New England Law Review, JD 2015
- Brigham Young University, Rexburg, ID BA 2011