New Hire - Jamie M. Brabston - Redstone GCI

Jamie M. Brabston has recently joined Redstone Government Consulting, Inc. (RGC) as our Senior Legal Consultant in the Human Resources Consulting group.

Ms. Brabston, formerly Senior Counsel with Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson, PC, also was an attorney and shareholder with Huntsville based law firm, Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne from 1994 – 2006, where she defended large and small employers, including government contractors, in cases involving sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, disability, age, religion, race and sex discrimination, FMLA, ERISA, invasion of privacy, negligent supervision, intentional infliction of emotional distress, fraud and breach of contract.

“Ms. Brabston’s legal and HR consulting background and experience match the needs of our client base. She is extremely knowledgeable, energetic, and has an excellent reputation within the government contracting community,” says Scott Butler, Managing Director of RGC.

Ms. Brabston’s role at RGC includes assisting our customers with compliance, problem prevention, and the analysis of complex employment law and contract related issues, as well as conducting investigations to address employee complaints. In addition, she assists federal government contractors regarding affirmative action compliance, Service Contract Act issues, the Drug Free Workplace Act, record keeping, mock compliance assessments and other issues specific to employers working with the federal government. She also regularly trains managers and other employees on non-discrimination and anti-harassment, as well as a wide variety of overall management leadership skills, and government contract specific topics. Ms. Brabston further advises clients on a wide range of employee benefits issues including ERISA welfare benefit plans, HIPAA, wellness plans, COBRA, the Affordable Care Act, and other federal and state laws, including related reporting requirements. She assists clients in responding to complaints filed with external agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor and the Department of Industrial Relations and provides litigation support as needed.

Ms. Brabston received her undergraduate and law degrees from The University of Alabama. During law school, she served as editor of The Law & Psychology Review and a member of the Order of the Barristers, the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, and the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team, where her team received the Dillard Award for Best Brief in the world.

About Redstone Government Consulting, Inc.

Redstone GCI is a consulting firm focused on fulfilling the needs of government contractors in all areas of compliance. With a singular mission to help contractors through the multiple layers of “red tape,” we allow contractors to focus on what they do best – support their mission with the U.S. Government. We are home to a group of consultants made up of GovCon industry professionals, CPAs, attorneys, and retired government audit and acquisition professionals. From humble beginnings, as a small group of core individuals with a goal of providing DCAA/DCMA compliance and audit support, we have grown to a firm of over 30 professionals, with expertise extending well beyond our initial goal, now supporting compliance needs in most areas of a contractor’s back-office. One thing our clients can be certain of is that with the Redstone GCI Team in your corner, there is no problem too big and no issue too technical for our team to tackle.