Norma Shirk

Norma Shirk owns Corporate Compliance Risk Advisor, LLC, a human resources consultant for employers seeking assistance in navigating their employment law obligations. Ms. Shirk also helps employers assess their corporate risks in order to mitigate those risks through internal controls and insurance coverage.

Ms. Shirk received a J.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville School of Law and a B.A. (History) from Middle Tennessee State University. She holds a law license in Tennessee, Texas, and Colorado.  As a lawyer, she worked for FDIC, the State of Tennessee, and several insurance companies and agencies. She transitioned from her career as a lawyer in 2011 and now provides business consulting services. 

She writes a weekly blog on HR issues, She is also a founder and contributor to the Her Savvy blog,

She speaks frequently on topics ranging from employer responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act, to mitigating corporate risks for small employers including employee dishonesty, to the challenges of running a small business. She has presented to the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) – Middle Tennessee and Clarksville, TN chapters, and Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) – Music City chapter.

Ms. Shirk is the 2016 President of the Breakfast Club of Nashville, a networking group for women professionals and the outgoing Chair of the Executive Council for the Corporate Counsel Section of the TBA.