Leanne Thoreson has extensive experience counseling companies on employment issues. She is also experienced in employment and commercial litigation. Ms. Thoreson counsels companies on sensitive employment matters. She also defends employers against claims of discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, disability, religion, age and national origin; wrongful discharge; breach of contract; breach of covenants not to compete; misappropriation of trade secrets; and retaliation. She helps companies respond effectively to charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and related state agencies. Ms. Thoreson is experienced in developing policies and procedures for employers in order to best protect their interests.