Sami Asaad is a Partner and Chair of the Home Healthcare Practice Group at the national law firm of FordHarrison, LLP.
Sami works closely with business leaders to develop practical solutions to the broad array of legal challenges employers face in managing a modern workplace.
As Chair of the firm's Home Healthcare Practice Group, Sami counsels home care agencies and provides innovative strategies on the unique issues agencies face, such as managing and compensating live-in aides. He has represented home care agencies in investigations by federal and state labor departments and has presented seminars and webinars to multiple home care franchise systems and industry groups, including the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA).
Sami also defends employers in lawsuits filed by employees in state and federal courts and in arbitration and represents employers in investigations by state and federal administrative agencies such as the EEOC and the U.S. Department of Labor. Sami has defended employers against claims of wrongful discharge, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, employee misclassification, breach of contract, and federal and state statutory violations.Sami is an experienced speaker and trainer, having presented numerous seminars and webinars to managers and in-house counsel on emerging labor and employment issues, harassment prevention, wage and hour compliance, and HR best practices.