Rosemary O'Shea is a partner in the national law firm of Baker & Hostetler LLP. She earned a B.A. and a M.Ed. from the University of Florida, a J.D. degree from Florida State University College of Law and an L.L.M. from Harvard University College of Law.
Ms. O'Shea has practiced for thirty years in the Orlando office of Baker and Hostetler LLP where her areas of concentration are employment and general business. She represents and advises clients with respect to all types of employment issues including employment agreements, independent contractor matters, preparing and reviewing employee policy manuals, defending employment discrimination claims, preparing affirmative action plans for government contractors, creating and implementing drug testing policies and Family Medical Leave Act policies, reviewing wage and hour issues and representing employers in connection with audits and settlement negotiations with the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor. Ms. O'Shea also advises clients on facilities and program access issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Ms. O'Shea has written articles on the Americans with Disabilities Act for The Atlanta Small Business Monthly, Florida Banking, Central Florida Physician and the Business Review for Central Florida. She has spoken on a variety of employment issues at seminars presented by sponsors such as the Greater Orlando Area Chamber of Commerce and the American Resort Developers Association. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the American Bar Association sections on labor and employment law.