Sharolyn Whiting-Ralston, a labor & employment attorney and trial lawyer with McAfee & Taft as well as one of the editors for EmployerLINC.com, has been named co-editor of the Oklahoma Employment Law Letter, the state’s definitive monthly review of new court decisions, regulations and laws affecting Oklahoma employers published by BLR – Business & Legal Resources. In this new role, she joins McAfee & Taft attorneys Sam Fulkerson and Charlie Plumb in writing, compiling and editing timely, topical content on issues involving compliance with state and federal employment laws and best practices for avoiding disputes and litigation, as well as matters involving employer-provided benefits such as retirement and health and welfare plans.
“Sharolyn has established herself as not only a great writer and editor, but she’s particularly adept at spotting and analyzing legal and business issues which impact the workplace and then providing the concise, practical advice that readers of the Oklahoma Employment Law Letter have come to expect” said Charlie Plumb.
Whiting-Ralston is a frequent author and presenter on legal issues affecting the workplace. In addition to being a contributing author to the Oklahoma Employment Law Letter, she has authored legal guest columns for local media, been a featured guest speaker at regional and national webinars, and spoken before human resource professional groups across the state. Her achievements have earned her inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of employment law and Oklahoma Super Lawyers‘ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.
Tennessee-based BLR – Business & Legal Resources is a provider of nationally acclaimed newsletters, videos, software, books and directories for attorneys, human resources professionals and other business executives.
McAfee and Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal and serves clients locally, nationally and internationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment law, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth. The firm employs 350 Oklahomans, including 180 attorneys.