American Dental Association (ADA) legal counsel Cathryn Albrecht discusses family leave in dental offices. What rights do owner dentists have? What rights are reserved for staff? What's the best approach to keep both sides respectful and happy?
This is episode two of Beyond the Mouth, an ongoing podcast series in which ADA’s Dr. Betsy Shapiro chats with a diverse group of people who can help with the non-clinical challenges dentists experience every day.
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Cathryn Albrecht, Esq.
Cathy Albrecht is Senior Associate General Counsel of the ADA. She earned her law degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1991, where she graduated cum laude. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Cathy joined the ADA in 2009 after 18 years in private practice, primarily in the area of employment law. As Senior Associate General Counsel, Cathy’s responsibilities include working on various litigation and legal advocacy matters, assisting with human resources matters, addressing insurance coverage issues, and assisting the Director of the Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs in handling that Council’s matters and responsibilities. Cathy also serves as a legal liaison to the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations, the Commission on Dental Accreditation, the Council on ADA Sessions, and the Committee on International Program Development. In addition, Cathy is a member of the ADA Risk Management Team.