In episode 76, Coffey talks with Christopher Antone about preventing employment-related litigation.

They discuss management’s obligation to preserve a positive work relationship with employees;  “wrongful hiring” as a result of a rushed hiring process; the importance of engaging in performance conversations regularly; how to set expectations during the orientation period; retraining, coaching, and counseling as alternatives to immediate disciplinary action; the key to reducing the risk of litigation when terminating an employee; the definition of illegal retaliation; and the one thing leaders need to do in 2023 to avoid litigation.

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Christopher Antone

Christopher Antone

Chris Antone is an award-winning speaker in human resources law matters. The HR Southwest Conference inducted Chris into its Speaker Hall of Fame in recognition of his extensive high marks for his employment law presentations.

After only representing corporations in employment law matters for over 40 years, Chris now exclusively represents individuals. Chris represents CEOs, Chief Human Resources Officers, all other levels of management, physicians, financial advisors, salespersons, and all employees in employment law matters.


Christopher Antone can be reached at

or by telephone at (214) 379-0832




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