Partner - FordHarrison LLP

A leader of the firm’s Affirmative Action Compliance/OFCCP Defense practice group, Nancy Holt provides preventive employment law counseling and efficient litigation defense to a wide range of clients, with a focus on federal contractors, airlines and salons and spas. Nancy has significant experience representing companies in OFCCP matters, preparing for OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming from OFCCP regulations. She regularly works with corporate counsel, human resources executives and consultants to develop practical approaches to EEO and affirmative action compliance. Nancy personally oversees the development of hundreds of Affirmative Action Plans and EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports for clients across the country annually. She has successfully defended employers in litigation matters, OFCCP audits, and EEOC and OFCCP complaint investigations.

Drawing on hiring, promotion and termination data, Nancy is able to effectively assist clients in designing and implementing affirmative action compliance procedures relating to recruitment, applicant tracking and dispositioning, compensation systems, and broader diversity and inclusion programs, including those targeting veterans and disabled persons.

Nancy counsels employers on a variety of issues, including employee terminations, drafting and negotiating employment and separation agreements, and Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, ADA and WARN Act compliance. She enjoys conducting workplace training sessions on sexual harassment prevention, affirmative action and EEO obligations, and LGBTQ law, policies and best practices for inclusion.

Prior ILG Presentations:

  • 2017 – Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Expression in the Workplace: Understanding the Law and Creating Meaningful Policies and Practices
  • 2019 – Transgender at Work: Assisting Employees Through the Transition Process

Laser Focus: What all Contractors Can Learn from OFCCP’s Focused Review Program