Bio: Penny Phillips is a shareholder at Felhaber Larson where she has practiced since 1990. Since joining the firm, Penny has focused exclusively on counseling and representing employers in all areas of employment law. She provides ongoing training to employers, managers, human resource personnel and other lawyers on matters such as FMLA, Americans with Disabilities Act, wage and hour laws, hiring and firing, unlawful harassment, discrimination, conducting investigations, alcohol and drug testing, and reductions in force. Penny was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (2016), served on the governing Council of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association from 1999 through 2006 and served as its Chair in 2005-2006. She is the past Chair of the Labor and Employment Certification Board. Penny has been appointed as a Leader in her Field by the Chambers USA Guide and throughout the years has been named “Super Lawyer®” by Minnesota Law & Politics, Top 40 Employment Lawyers by Minnesota Law & Politics, a Top 100 Woman Lawyers by Minnesota Law & Politics and a Top 100 Minnesota Lawyer. Penny received her Bachelor of Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico (1985) and her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law (magna cum laude) in 1989.