Jack McCalmon, Esq. is founder of The McCalmon Group, Inc. The McCalmon Group provides services that improve the workplace and lower an employer’s risk to loss and litigation. He has over 15 years of experience helping employers and carriers lower their risk by creating some of the most innovative loss prevention techniques and services in the market.
Mr. McCalmon also serves as a partner with the law firm of Titus, Hillis, Reynolds, Love, Dickman & McCalmon, PLC. In his capacity as an attorney, Mr. McCalmon represents employers and is approved counsel for several national providers of employment practices liability and directors and officers insurance.
Mr. McCalmon’s experience expands beyond employment practices liability, including working with employers to improve leadership and ethics in the workplace. He also works extensively with employers that work with children. He was the first Director of VIRTUS – a program for the Catholic Church to prevent child sexual abuse within parishes and is the creator of several child safe environment programs for religious, school and other not-for-profit organizations.
Mr. McCalmon is a well-known commentator and speaker on the workplace. He publishes weekly commentary and information via online insurance carrier and employer platforms and at www.mccalmon.com. Mr. McCalmon is author of the Leadership2 Model Employee Handbook and the child-safe environment guide Smarter Parents, Safer Children. He further serves as moderator for the successful Leadership2 Seminar Series.
In all these capacities, Mr. McCalmon is frequently asked to present at national conferences regarding workplace risk, including the Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS), Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and other risk management and employer service organizations.
Mr. McCalmon received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma, where he graduated with high honors as a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the President’s Leadership Class. He later received his juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Mr. McCalmon is a member of the American, Oklahoma and New Mexico Bar Associations.
Post-Hire Background Checks: The Numbers And The Risk
A new survey shows that very few employers perform post-hire background checks. We examine the numbers, but also the risk post-hire background checks present for employers. Read More
Financial Wellness Programs Are Growing In Popularity: What Are The Risks For Employers?
New study shows financial wellness programs are becoming more prevalent and important to employees. We examine the statistics and the EEO risks for employers. Read More
When Former Employees Access Your System: The Risk For Employers
A former employee, now a rival, pleads guilty to unauthorized access of his former employer's computer system. We provide the facts and some insight on what employers should consider. Read More
Discriminatory Practices Increasingly Put Boards and Executive Management At Risk From Shareholders
The city of Philadelphia sues a bank for discriminatory lending. We examine the exposure illegal practices present to directors and officers. Read More
How Do You Like Me Now? The Expansion Of Sexual Harassment
Uber's CEO takes a leave after claims of sexual harassment under his watch. Jack McCalmon examines how sexual harassment is expanding to cover bullying and bad behavior. Read More
One Employee Tells Another To "Come Out Back And We'll Settle This." Should He Be Fired For Threatening Violence? You Make The Call
An employee challenges another to fight out their differences. Should he be terminated? You make the call. Read More