Personnel Practices: 2017 Year in Review

Kristen M. Whittle and Aaron A. Spacone’s most recent Personnel Practices article, “2017 Year in Review,” appears on pages 26-27 in the Rhode Island Small Business Journal.

Each month, the Rhode Island Small Business Journal feature some of Rhode Island’s top business experts writing on a wide variety of topics. From tips on investing, taxes and payroll to the latest marketing trends, sales tactics and real estate news, RISBJ provides valuable content that aims to speak to the needs of every small business owner.

Kristen is an experienced civil litigator who focuses her practice on employment law, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, and products liability litigation. She actively practices in the courts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. In addition to her litigation work, Kristen regularly advises employers on all aspects of the employment relationship—from hiring through separation—and she frequently reviews and revises personnel policies and handbooks. Kristen has recently been named a 2017 Forty Under 40 honoree by the Providence Business News. She has been a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2013.

Aaron is an attorney at Barton Gilman focusing his practice on labor and employment law, civil litigation, education law, and medical malpractice defense.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is a leading civil litigation law firm with offices in Boston, Providence and New York. Our experienced attorneys represent a variety of clients in a wide range of matters, and our trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York, as well as before various administrative agencies. Barton Gilman and its attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades, including 2018 Champions for Justice, 2015 Outstanding Philanthropic Business, Best LawyersBest Law FirmsBest Places to Work Rhode Island, and Super Lawyers, to name just a few.