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Laura Mitchell

Associate – Jackson Lewis P.C.

Laura A. Mitchell is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado office of Jackson Lewis P.C. As leader of the firm’s ESG group, Laura Mitchell partners with her clients to evaluate, set, achieve and monitor their organizational culture and human capital goals. She focuses her practice on data analytics, including pay equity and other employee analytics, working side-by-side with employers to build programs that benefit employees and create a stable, high-functioning workplace. Understanding that an inclusive, values-based culture provides a crucial competitive advantage in the modern workplace, Laura enjoys counseling companies on the development of proactive and equitable pay and diversity practices. Laura also represents companies in OFCCP matters, preparing for and defending OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming from OFCCP regulations. She personally oversees the development of hundreds of Affirmative Action Plans for clients each year and is intimately involved in the defense of OFCCP audits. Her approach to compliance is one of facilitation and conciliation while simultaneously advocating in the best interests of her clients. Laura Mitchell is a member of Rocky Mountain ILG and is a frequent NILG and ILG chapter presenter.

2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Workshop 5

Responding to Demands for Accountability in DEI
Laura Mitchell and Lisa Marsh, Jackson Lewis P.C.

DEI and ESG policies are no longer just a “nice to have” or a bullet point on a checklist - they are a business imperative.  When handled expertly, ESG is a metric that a company can use to its advantage to help grow and improve its businesses. in this session attendees will learn (1) why employers should be proactive to understand how ESG developments affect their business, (2) how to engage the proper internal stakeholders to develop a strategy for addressing and (3) considerations for undertaking enterprise-wide audits and assessments