Sara regularly advises clients on social media, cyber smearing, workplace privacy, and the management, extraction, and authentication of electronically-stored information, including social media evidence. Sara has written numerous blogs and presented numerous seminars on these issues, and she has been featured on NBC 4, LexBlogTV numerous times, in Columbus Business First, and in various other media publications for her work in this area.
Sara counsels businesses on labor and employment issues, and defends employment-related claims before administrative agencies and in federal and state courts. Her relevant experience includes litigating cases regarding restrictive covenants; trade secrets; and employment issues, including those brought under the ADA, ADEA, COBRA, ERISA, FLSA, FMLA, OWBPA, Sections 1981 and 1983, SOX, Title VII, WARN, as well as discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and other employment-related and comparable state law claims. In line with her employment work, she created the Employer Law Forecast, a first of its kind micro website that presents businesses labor and employment issues on a prospective basis so they can prepare for seasonable workplace issues.
She also has experience representing employers, consumer reporting agencies, and information furnishers against claims brought under the FCRA regarding background check procedures.
Ms. Jodka's knack is providing real, down-to-earth, practical guidance designed to help retailers spot critical issues quickly so they can be resolved or avoided expeditiously. Ms. Jodka avoids legal theory and legalese at all costs, and has developed her reputation as a one-to-watch speaker because she provides her audience with practical, real advice. She tells her audience what they need to know, why they need to know it, and what they do with that information now!