ComplianceHR; Government Contractors; Legislative and Regulatory Practice; Staffing, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers; Wage and Hour
A former administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor, McCutchen is a leading authority on federal and state wage and hour laws who now counsels management on compliance and conducts internal audits on independent contractor status, overtime exemptions and other pay practices. She also serves as an expert witness in wage and hour class action lawsuits.
Additionally, McCutchen represents and counsels clients on: the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Service Contract Act; the Davis Bacon Act; the Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act; worker protections in federal immigration laws; reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, federal and state discrimination laws; and affirmative action and prevailing wage requirements for government contractors.
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; Federalist Society, Labor and Employment Practice Group, Chair; Law360, Editorial Advisory Board; National Federation of Independent Business, Small Business Legal Advisory Board
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, cum laude; B.A., Western Illinois University, summa cum laude