Caitlin P. Dettmer works with private and public sector clients on both state and federal labor and employment issues.
Caitlin provides guidance on board governance issues as well as compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and Open Public Records Act. Additionally, she has negotiated collective bargaining agreements on behalf of municipalities and school boards.
Caitlin handles grievances and unfair practice claims regarding topics such as paid time off, discipline, discrimination, and FMLA and has appeared before the Public Employee Relations Commission in defense of municipalities and school boards with respect to same.
Caitlin also conducts investigations on behalf of employers in response to allegations of discrimination or other improper conduct and has provided employee training with respect to same. She has also drafted and revised employee handbooks, distribution agreements, privacy policies, and website terms and conditions of use.
In addition, Caitlin practices intellectual property law and is proficient in drafting merchandise license agreements, identifying intellectual property infringement, preparing Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown notices, filing U.S. trademark applications, and facilitating the registration of trademarks outside of the United States.
Caitlin earned her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Rutgers Law School in Newark, NJ, where she was Staff Editor (2014-2015) and Associate Managing Editor (2015-2016) of the Rutgers Law Review.