Ann B. Plunkett

Ms. Ann B. Plunkett

WorkPlace Partners, Inc.
9648 Olive Road #316
Saint Louis , MO 63132
Office: 314-993-6467
Fax: 314-993-0859
Introduction

Ms. Plunkett, an attorney and founder of WorkPlace Partners, Inc. has over 40 years of experience advising management and businesses on a wide variety of employment issues. She has proven to be an effective expert witness in litigation that involves issues that affect employers, employees and the workplace.

Ms. Plunkett has recently testified on behalf of both the plaintiff and defendant in cases involving negligent hiring, negligent retention, negligent supervision, harassment, discrimination, employee investigations, background checks and similar issues.


Areas of Expertise
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Human Resources
  • Immigration
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Wrongful Termination

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Juris Doctor 1978 University of Oklahoma
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Missouri Bar Association
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
National Human Resource Association (NHRA)
Human Resource Management Association (HRMA)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Frequent speaker on a wide variety of employment law issues.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I've been retained as an expert in 35-40 cases.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Negligent hiring, negligent supervision, negligent retention, employee investigations, retail employment practices, criminal background checks, reference checking, harassment, discrimination
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Approximately 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Approximately 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: I've been deposed approximately 20 times.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: I have testified at trial in seven cases.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: I have testified at trial in seven cases.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: I've been testifying as an expert for the past 14 years. My primary business is human resource consulting.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, reports, depositions, trial testimony.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $325.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $325.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $325.00
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $325.00
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: My rate is the same for all work. I don't charge for copy fees or other minor expenses. I will require reimbursement for travel expenses


References

Courtney Shytle
McGuire Woods
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202
7043432110

Sedey & Harper
Mary Anne Sedey
Donna Harper
2711 Clifton Avenue, Suite 200
St. Louis, Missouri 63139
314 -773-3566

Jase Carter
Carter Law Firm
3407 S. Jefferson #109
St. Louis, MO 63118
314 675 1882

Other references Available Upon Request.