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Renee J. Silver


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silver@thsh.com
Phone: 212-508-6788



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Renee J. Silver

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Renee J. Silver has represented clients on a broad range of employment law issues, including misclassification, wage and hour compliance, and discrimination, and has defended numerous lawsuits, administrative claims and arbitration proceedings involving employment related issues. Her other practice areas include franchise law, health care compliance, corporate, and corporate transactional work.

For franchise clients Renee has prepared disclosure documents, franchise agreements, master franchise agreements and area development agreements. She regularly counsels clients regarding operational, relationship and regulatory issues.

Renee also has more than twenty years of experience in representing publicly-traded staffing industry and home health care companies, most of them as the sole in-house corporate counsel responsible for all of the corporations' legal needs.

Renee provided legal support for all divisions of these companies, including general corporate matters; employment law; defense of sexual harassment charges, employment discrimination claims and non-competition and confidentiality agreements; preparation and negotiation of employment and severance release agreements, commercial service contracts; franchise relations and contract negotiations.

As Corporate Compliance Officer for Tender Loving Care Health Care Services, Inc., Renee also implemented and maintained the Compliance Plan, provided counsel in the areas of health care licensure and regulatory compliance and fraud and abuse detection and prevention, and conducted company-wide compliance training.

Renee has also represented purchasers and owners in all phases of residential real estate transactions, including cooperative and condominium residences and single-family homes.

Renee Silver has or will serve as a speaker, moderator, event chair or panelist for the following events:

  • Legal Issues in Health Care Staffing | Engaging 1099 Workers | Direct Hire Best Practices | American Staffing Assoc
  • Effective Compliance Training and Overcoming Associated Challenges | Compliance Risks in Home Health | National Congress on Health Care Compliance
  • Compliance Training Programs to Impress the Regulators | HCPro Audioconference
  • Engaging 1099 Workers | NCCPA 2010 Tax Symposium

Areas of Focus:

  • Employment Law
  • Healthcare Law and Compliance
  • Staffing Industry
  • Franchise Law
  • Real Estate

Education:

Law School:

  • NYU, 1980, J.D.
  • Honors: Moot Court Board

College:

  • University of Maryland, 1977, B.A.
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Affiliations:

  • Over 17 years as in-house counsel for publicly-traded staffing industry companies:
  • V.P.and General Counsel for Tender Loving Care Health Care Services, Inc.
  • V.P. and General Counsel for Career Horizons, Inc.
  • Private Law Practice 2003-2006

Memberships:

Professional:

  • New York State Bar Assoc.
  • Womens Bar Assoc. State of NY
  • Nassau County Womens Bar Assoc.

Bar Admissions:

  • NY (Southern District, Eastern District)
  • Washington, DC (U.S. District Ct. D.C., U.S. Ct. of Appeals, D.C.)
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