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
Redstone Government Consulting is comprised of a team of the most senior DCAA and industry veterans and the brightest new talent in the industry. Many of our Directors and consultants are former DCAA and government contract industry executives. Our Directors and consultants bring significant accounting and software experience along with fresh perspectives, inspiration, and energy to our team. Through our leadership and combined experience, we provide a unique perspective, bringing both government and contractor proficiencies to bear and ensuring rock-solid government compliance, and maximization of profitability for our customers. For more information on our combined service offerings or to learn more about the ways we help our clients, please visit www.redstonegci.com