As Founding Partner of Kienle Law, PC, I focus exclusively on partnering with employers to defend against and navigate through the complexities of a federal or Cal OSHA enforcement action, and civil personal injury litigation matters.
It is crucial that employers understand their rights and obligations associated with OSHA on-site visits, and requests for information or documents associated with an investigation. My firm specializes in counseling employers and employees to ensure collaboration on response strategies that protect critical defenses to potential citations.
Kienle Law has successfully defended employers in every industry from OSHA enforcement actions. We recognize the appeal process has crucial evidentiary options for asserting affirmative defenses. The legal process requires knowledge of the procedural rules and professional relationships with the various Division Managers and DOSH attorneys.
Our firm recognizes that an employers’ greatest shield against an OSHA violation lies within the written Injury Illness Prevention Program. That is why Kienle Law has developed comprehensive and employer specific safety programs for start up companies, or contributed to client’s existing IIPP and safety plans to ensure compliance.
|Founder||Kienle Law, PC||2019 - Present|
|Partner||Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith||2006 - 2019|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Food Industry Risk Management Association||General Counsel||2015 - Present|
|Associated Builders and Contractors||Member||N/A|
|Collaborative Courts Foundation||Board Member||N/A|
|California Western School of Law||Juris Doctorate||1996|
|Arizona St Univ||undergraduate||N/A|
|Cal/OSHA Summit 2020||OSHA Compliance: Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection||2020|
|BLR Safety Summit||OSHA Compliance: Exercising Employer Rights in an OSHA Inspection||2020|
|Cal/OSHA Summit 2019||The Latest Top Cal/OSHA Violations and Trends in Cal/OSHA Enforcement||2019|
|BLR 2019 Safety Summit - Expert Panel on OSHA Investigations, Enforcement Actions, & Affirmative Defenses||Leading-Edge Best Practices and OSHA Compliance||2019|
|VPPAC Synergy II||Safety Practices in Construction and Litigation||2010|