Beeta B. Lashkari is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Conn Maciel Carey LLP working in both the OSHA and Labor and Employment practice groups.
Ms. Lashkari advises and represents clients in a wide-range of inspections, investigations, and enforcement actions, including those from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), and state and local regulators. She handles all aspects of litigation against OSHA, from citation contest to hearings before administrative law judges. Ms. Lashkari provides legal advice to clients regarding compliance with all OSHA rules and standards, including the Process Safety Management standard, Grain Handling Facilities standard, Hazard Communication, Respiratory Protection Standard, and others. She also reviews and revises employee handbooks and workplace policies and procedures.
Additionally, in support of the firm’s Employment and Labor practice group, Ms. Lashkari manages workplace investigations, including whistleblower and retaliation claims, defending employers in EEOC discrimination and harassment charges, and counseling clients on myriad legal issues employers face in the workplace.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Lashkari was an Attorney-Investigator for the CSB, where she developed comprehensive written analyses of OSHA and EPA regulations for numerous investigation reports, provided legal advice regarding the agency’s statutory authority and jurisdiction, and negotiated safety recommendations with corporations, regulators, and trade associations. Through her tenure, Ms. Lashkari specialized in OSHA standards, and has written extensively and presented on them.
While at The George Washington University Law School, Ms. Lashkari served as a legal extern at the EPA’s Office of General Counsel, and as Student Advisory Committee Representative for The Jacob Burns Legal Clinics. In her work with the Vaccine Injury Clinic, Ms. Lashkari represented clients who suffered adverse reactions to government-mandated vaccinations in actions against the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Ms. Lashkari graduated magna cum laude and received the honor of Renaissance Scholar from the University of Southern California with a degree in mathematics and environmental science. She currently lives in Washington, DC.
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The George Washington University, with honors, 2013
University of Southern California, magna cum laude, 2010
District of Columbia