Ms. Sheridan serves as general counsel to a growing community hospital and, in that role, advises on daily issues such as corporate governance, contract preparation and management, the legal implications of growth/development, physician transactions, patient care issues, accreditation, EMTALA, HIPAA and OSHA matters and compliance.
She also focuses her practice in medical staff relations, routinely counseling clients in a wide range of issues, including medical staff governance (e.g., medical staff by-laws, rules and regulations and fair hearing plans) and disruptive physician behavior.
Ms. Sheridan has experience in all aspects of employment law and human resources management, including hiring, discipline, discharge, drug testing, disability accommodation, union avoidance, discrimination and civil rights claims, implementation of family and medical leave and wage and hour laws. She also has experience preparing employment, severance, non-competition and confidentiality agreements. Ms. Sheridan has participated in design and implementation of employee benefit plans and has extensive training experience, advising managers and supervisors on a wide range of state and federal employment laws and on best practices related to human resources management.
Over the last 25 years, Ms. Sheridan has worked in various Human Resources positions, including as a Human Resources Director and Senior Corporate Counsel for a large Wisconsin-based company with a significant health care component. As a result, she has a unique understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by employers and the need for a practical approach.