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LeClairRyan's Betsy Davis to Moderate Richmond Bar Association "Human Resources 101" Panel Discussion

Event Date: 05/11/2017

Location: Eighth & Main Building
2nd Floor Conference Center
707 E. Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

LeClairRyan proudly announces that Betsy Davis, a shareholder in the national law firm's Richmond, Virginia, office, will moderate the Richmond Bar Association's "Human Resources 101: Hiring, Firing and Employment Law Update" panel discussion tailored for solo and small firm practitioners. The discussion will provide insights on how to find good help, terminate problem employees, and properly manage compensation and benefits.


  • Richard Carlton, Managing Director, Richard W. Carlton Consulting
  • R. Rushton (“Rush”) Paul, Jr., President, R. Rushton Paul Consulting, LLC
  • Tom Wimer, Principal, Human Capital Solutions, OneDigital Health and Benefits


Betsy Davis, Shareholder at LeClairRyan

About the participants:

Richard Carlton is the managing director of Richard W. Carlton Consulting and is focused on providing outcome based human resource and employee relations strategy, support and tools to develop and enhance organizational capability. His human resources experience spans 40+ years across a wide range of industry sectors and geographies. He has lead the implementation of interventions in performance management, leadership capability, organization design, restructure, recruitment, employee relations and succession planning.

Rush Paul is a former corporate attorney who shifted to leading human resources teams in large companies to drive excellence in workplace culture, performance, and engagement. Today he brings over 30 years of experience to his independent consulting practice working with business owners as a trusted advisor to hire the right people, develop effective leaders, and build teams of high performance and accountability.

Tom Wimer leads the HR consulting and fractional management practice at OneDigital. During his 30 years as a human resources professional, he has counseled some of the world’s most respected companies, top federal government agencies and non-profit organizations on a variety of issues, including human capital management, organizational effectiveness, and learning solutions.

Betsy Davis is an experienced litigator, who regularly represents employers in state and federal courts in the areas of discrimination, fair labor standards, family and medical leave, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, breaches of employment contracts, as well as other state and federal employment issues. She also provides advice and management training to raise awareness and ensure compliance with employment laws. She routinely reviews and develops employee policies, handbooks, offer letters, employment contracts, separation agreements, and other related documents.

Registration information:

Space is limited; registration accepted on a first come-first served basis. Cost to attend is $10.

Click here to register with Visa or MasterCard. All others call the Bar office at 780-0700.