Kay Wilson's Resume

L. KAY WILSON, Esq
Connecticut
kay@kaywilsoncoaching.com
1-860-559-3733

 

SUMMARY

Executive coach and employment lawyer with experience in human resources and employee relations.

Knowledge base includes:

  • Employee Relations
  • Conflict Management
  • Presentations&Training Development
  • Labor Relations
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Legal Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Employment Law
  • Diversity Training
  • HR Policy Application & Interpretation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

KAY WILSON COACHING & TRAINING, Glastonbury, CT (2006 – present)
Human Resources Consultant, Executive Coach

  • Provide executive coaching and training to diverse industries.
  • Provide professional facilitation for meetings, events and executive summits.
  • Design training and coaching interventions for improving workplace environment.
  • Innovated an executive coaching process entitled, “Charm School for Mavericks”.

Crumbie Law Group, LLC, Hartford, CT (2011 – present)
Litigation Manager, Attorney

  • Defend Fortune 100 and 500 companies in civil litigation, including premises liability claims, employment law claims, and commercial litigation.
  • Manage litigation team of seven attorneys by providing mentoring, coaching and oversight of all litigation.
  • Represent two of Connecticut’s major hospitals in employment and contract litigation, and in disputes with public utilities.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, Windsor, CT (2001 – 2006)
Employment/Litigation Attorney

  • Achieved 95% percent favorable decision rate in contested federal administrative hearings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Oversaw full roster of defense litigation for broad range of employment issues.
  • Reduced litigation claims brought against Postal Service by developing training initiatives for managers and supervisors, focusing on communications, management techniques, and harassment prevention.
  • Directed and ensured Postal Service compliance with requirements of multiple federal statutes, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act/REHAB Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and regulations issued by OSHA.
  • Created diversity initiatives for African American and Latino American employees.
  • Provided general counsel to Human Resources Managers and staff nationwide.
  • Performed workplace environment interventions to mail processing facilities.

Law Office of L. Kay Wilson, East Hartford, CT (1995 - 2001)
Owner and Managing Member

  • Managed general practice covering civil and criminal litigation representing both corporate and individual clients with practice areas including personal injury, employment law and commercial litigation.
  • Tried cases before the jury and court, as well as numerous administrative hearings.

Pepe & Hazard, Hartford, CT (1993 - 1994)
Law Clerk for Commercial Litigation Unit

  • Researched law, supported discovery practice and worked with litigation attorneys to advance cases.



BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State of Connecticut, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2012



EDUCATION AND TRAINING

University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT
J.D. 1994

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
B.A., Political Science, , 1989

Results Coaching Systems, Coach Training, NYC, 2002

Certified Neuro Linquistic Programming Practitioner, 2008



AWARDS

  • NEA Law Office Recognition Award, United States Postal Service, 2003-2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation, USPS NEA Diversity Initiatives, 2006
  • District Manager’s Award, CT District, United States Postal Service, 2005
  • Bright Star Award, WNY District, United States Postal Service, 2005
  • Certificate of Appreciation for New Attorney Training, USPS, 2004
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Civil Procedure, University of Connecticut Law School



PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Connecticut Bar Journal, Editor at Large, 1999 – Present