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May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise.  You will learn about the special issues that apply when a pr...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014

New York, New York, USA
Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Partnerships have long been the tried and true form for the holding and operation of real estate, and since the 1981 Act, for the conduct of closely-held business operations as well. Further, the increase in the number of joint ventures to develop large-scale projects, the rise of the...

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Practising Law Institute
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Health and Welfare Plan Basics - Complying with ERISA and the ACA

Multi-site, District of Columbia, USA
Moderator:
Tiffany N. Santos, Trucker Huss, APC, San Francisco, CA

Speakers:
Kathy Bakich, The Segal Group, Washington, DC
Other Speakers: TBA

The panel will discuss the basics regarding Health and Welfare Plans with regards to complying with ERISA and the Affordable Care Act.

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
May 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fashion and Retail Law 2014: Going Global and Mobile

New York, New York, USA
Fashion brands and retailers operate in an increasingly global and mobile marketplace. The dynamic forces shaping the retail industry provide consumers with a greater variety of products, more information, and expanded retail platforms. Yet, these forces also pose significant and evolving legal risks for brands and retailers. This program will explore the key legal challenges for brands and retail...

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Practising Law Institute
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Financial Services IT 2014: Avoidance of Risk

New York, New York, USA
The Financial Services Industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries and the regulations are constantly changing. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act changed the landscape and companies must maintain their vigilance to comply with its requirements, even four years after it was enacted. The last six months has yielded further regulations. In October 2013, the OC...

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Practising Law Institute
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Law Department as Profit Center 2014: Successful Patent Licensing Programs

Palo Alto, California, USA
The role of the law department in managing the IP assets of a company is expanding in new and challenging ways. Whether driven by shareholder activism, the Board of Directors, or pressure from the C-suite, companies are increasingly looking for new methods to extract value from their intellectual property portfolios. Innovative law departments have a rare opportunity to provide corporate leadershi...

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Practising Law Institute
May 21, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

NFA Gun Trusts: Protecting Your Client's Firearms for the Future Under New and Pending Regulations

, USA
Over the last few years gun trusts have come to prominence in estate planning. The National Firearms Act (NFA) was passed in 1934 with amendments in 1968 and 1986. The passage was in response to growing crime and 'gangster' preference to specific firearms. The NFA has strict requirements and penalties on Title 2 firearms. This CLE program will be a comprehensive discussion of NFA trusts/gun trusts...

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American Bar Association
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Museums: Culture and Construction

, USA
Museums are more than just the collections. The buildings that house the institutions are a vital part of the art experience. Join our esteemed panelists as they discuss the intersection of museum development and land use law; explore the regulations and policies that impact museum construction and expansion; and review zoning incentives and restrictions, historic preservation, community benefit a...

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American Bar Association
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Recent Developments Impacting the Government Contracting Small Business Requirements

, USA
When procurements are set aside for small businesses, the federal government has an interest in making sure that small businesses are the true beneficiaries. Similarly, the federal government has committed to assisting small businesses develop business skills to become viable government contractors. However, the rules and regulations applicable when contracting with small business are not only com...

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American Bar Association
May 22, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Volcker Rule: What it Means for Financial Institutions and Markets

New York, New York, USA
More than three years after the passage of the Dodd Frank Act, regulators adopted final Volcker Rule regulations late last year. U.S. and foreign banks and other market participants will now have to come to grips with the law’s requirements, and the Volcker Rule is likely to shape capital markets, funds and securitization activities for years to come. Banking organizations are busy assessing the i...

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Practising Law Institute
May 22, 2014

CLE

Employment Law Conference - Mid-Year

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Our Mid-Year Employment Law Conference: The definitive advanced-level update of the most important developments affecting the employment policies and practices of business and government.

Topics include:
Developments in EEO Law;
Growing Surge in Retaliation and Whistleblowing;
Employment, Termination & Severance Agreements;
e-Workplace: Access, Security and Privacy in the Er...

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NELI
May 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
This program is a great opportunity to get a strong overview of the world of pro bono, how it can enrich and advance your professional development, and how to make it happen.How to find the right case: What types of cases are right to meet your goals How to pick pro bono opportunities that fit in with your current employment situation Where to find cases or matters Options in types of voluntee...

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Practising Law Institute
May 27, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2014

New York, New York, USA
Satisfy your mandatory continuing legal education requirements in New Jersey and hone your legal professionalism by attending PLI’s New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon program on May 27, 2014. In accordance with New Jersey’s requirements, this one-day program will include New Jersey-specific instruction and discussion on topics authorized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey Board. Civil Trial Practice C...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

New York, New York, USA
Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, le...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Delaware Law Developments 2014: What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Delaware law continues to play a critical role in U.S. corporate and securities law, particularly in today’s challenging and changing business environment. This unique annual program focuses on the important Delaware corporate law developments over the past year and the practical impact on your corporate or legal practice. The very top Delaware corporate law experts from the Delaware judiciary, le...

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Practising Law Institute
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

The Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing

, USA
Communities in the United States are obliged to plan for the equitable distribution of housing by race, ethnicity, family status and disability, among other considerations. Class and income have historically been used as proxies for protected class households under the Fair Housing Act. This obligation for equitable housing distribution may be frustrated by inadequate consideration of these planni...

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American Bar Association
May 28, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Inadvertent Disclosure of Privileged Material: Avoiding a Finding of Waiver in the Digital Age

, USA
In this digital age of litigation, the risk of unintentionally disclosing privileged information is heightened. Whether it occurs as a result of an electronic document review gone awry, or a forwarded email to the wrong recipient, the results are the same - an otherwise privileged document is in the hands of the opposing party . Courts around the country are responding by increasingly finding a wa...

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American Bar Association
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Preparation vs. Perjury: Ethical Issues Involving Working with Witnesses

, USA
Working with witnesses is an essential part of every lawyer's job, including:

- Interviewing fact witnesses
- Interviewing expert witnesses
- Refreshing the memory of witnesses
- Challenging the memory of witnesses
- Preparing witnesses for deposition
- Requesting reports by experts
- Preparing affidavits for witnesses
- Preparing witnesses for trial
- Conversations ...

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American Bar Association
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

1031 Exchanges for the Agriculture Industry

, USA
This seminar will provide an overview of the evolution of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and regulations, basic 1031 exchange concepts and recurring problem areas in exchange transactions. The presentation will also include a discussion of reverse property exchanges and the special issues inherent in those transactions. The focus will be on property exchanges in the agricultural busines...

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American Bar Association
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Institute 2014

New York, New York, USA
Legal and compliance risks for organizations are higher than ever before. Compliance and ethics programs to help organizations manage legal risks should no longer be considered optional. And as the need for compliance and ethics programs has increased, government standards on these programs have become increasingly specific. In short, at no time has promoting and maintaining an ethical corporate c...

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Practising Law Institute
May 29, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

1031 Exchanges for the Agriculture Industry

, USA
This seminar will provide an overview of the evolution of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code and regulations, basic 1031 exchange concepts and recurring problem areas in exchange transactions. The presentation will also include a discussion of reverse property exchanges and the special issues inherent in those transactions. The focus will be on property exchanges in the agricultural busines...

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American Bar Association
Jun 2, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Hot Topics in Advertising Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Updated every year to provide the most cutting-edge information related to the practice of advertising law, this advanced program is led by an all-star faculty of experts and will address the many challenges companies face each day as they develop advertising campaigns. As companies strive to increase market share in a dynamic landscape increasingly dominated by social networks and other new media...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

New York, New York, USA
Real estate has become a favored asset class once again. Offshore investors are becoming more active in acquiring real estate, particularly as joint venture partners. All of this is having an impact on the structuring of transactions, availability of financing, availability of equity capital, bankruptcy remote structures, the role of the bankruptcy process, joint venture considerations, work-out p...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 3, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Course Correction: The Impact of the Proposed Changes to the Federal Discovery Rules

, USA
Using a hypothetical case, the panel will discuss current discovery requirements and contrast them with the system contemplated under the proposed rules. Topics covered will include defining the scope of discovery, e-discovery techniques, spoliation, balancing and cost-shifting, and judicial oversight of the process.

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American Bar Association
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Surviving a Disaster: Putting It All Together, Writing and Testing a Business Continuity Plan

, USA
If a disaster struck your law firm, from an office fire to a hurricane, how long would it take you to be “back in business” and serving your clients? This is the last of a three part webinar that will help you prepare for disasters and speed up the recovery process. This final webinar will address other aspects of business continuity planning, ending with advice on writing, testing, and exercising...

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American Bar Association
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

The Evolving World of Construction Defects

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Construction and design defects continue to plague our court and arbitration systems, resulting in heavy losses for owners, designers, contractors and the insurance industry. Some companies are changing how (and whether) they conduct business in certain markets, such as the condominium market. For all companies, the standard assumptions for risk transfer and insurance coverage are no longer applic...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Portland “Protected Sick Time" Ordinance: What Employers Need to Know

Portland, Oregon, USA
The Portland “Protected Sick Time" ordinance was passed March 13, 2013 and took effect January 1, 2014. Attendees will learn what the ordinance is, how it affects Portland employers, how it intersects with state leave laws and what practical steps can take to incorporate the ordinance’s requirements into existing employment practices.

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The Seminar Group
Jun 4, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2014: Raising Capital in an Evolving Regulatory Environment

New York, New York, USA
Capital markets are adjusting to a wide range of evolving regulatory standards which affect the way in which offerings are conducted around the world. At the same time, issuers around the world are subject to changing accounting and corporate governance standards, while market participants navigate new ground in derivative product regulation. Issuers and market participants also face an increasing...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

7TH ANNUAL EMINENT DOMAIN: CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CONDEMNATION, VALUATION & CHALLENGES

Portland, Oregon, USA
We invite you to attend our 7th Annual Eminent Domain: Current Developments in Condemnation, Valuation & Challenges conference to be held June 5 & 6, 2014 at the Mark Spencer Hotel, Portland, OR.

This seminar will include an overview and update of Oregon and federal eminent domain and land valuation litigation, with emphasis on appraisal standards (USPAP) and recent court decisions impacti...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2014

New York, New York, USA
At this perennial favorite, our experienced faculty will walk you through all of the steps associated with acquiring and selling a privately held company, whether it is a large independent corporation, a division or subsidiary of a large public company, or a smaller venture capital-backed or family-owned entrepreneurial enterprise.  You will learn about the special issues that apply when a pr...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 5, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Holistic Legal Advocacy for the Homeless: Strategies for Addressing Benefits, Housing and Social Services Issues Facing Homeless Populations

San Francisco, California, USA
This introduction to the Holistic Legal Advocacy Model and substantive law training provides the powerful tools needed to transform the lives of homeless clients. Practitioners from the Homeless Advocacy Project (“HAP”) at the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco will share their expertise in holistic legal advocacy and insights for effectively assisting homeless...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 6, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2014 (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
Mark Your Calendar.  More Information to Come!

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Cloud Computing 2014: Key Issues and Practical Guidance

San Francisco, California, USA
Corporations, government organizations and millions of consumers are shifting massive quantities of data and their software applications to cloud computing facilities. Cloud computing uses the Internet to give every size organization access to large, dynamically scalable resources (data storage, software applications and computing power). “The cloud” allows users, at all levels, to avoid large cap...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 9, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Arbitration 2014

New York, New York, USA
If your company or client has a dispute arising out of a contract with a foreign party, international arbitration represents the best method of resolving that dispute. International arbitration provides a neutral forum to resolve the dispute and a robust mechanism for enforcing a subsequent award. The resolution of international business disputes through arbitration raises issues that are simply n...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Internal Investigations 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Knowing how to conduct efficient and effective internal investigations is key to protecting your clients or company. Companies and their counsel need to be diligent and proactive in identifying risks and remedying potential issues. At this program, an expert faculty will review the fundaments of conducting an effective and efficient investigation, and touch on the many more nuanced and practical i...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014

San Francisco, California, USA
Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Partnerships have long been the tried and true form for the holding and operation of real estate, and since the 1981 Act, for the conduct of closely-held business operations as well. Further, the increase in the number of joint ventures to develop large-scale projects, the rise of the...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

International Employment Law 2014

New York, New York, USA
Employment law is no longer a local issue. Multinational employers must grapple with often conflicting standards for hiring, retaining, disciplining, and terminating employees. The issues are all the more challenging today, as employment laws, corruption laws, and whistleblower laws, from the U.S. and overseas, impose standards of conduct across borders.This program brings together highly experien...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 10, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Negotiation Skills and Strategies for Sports Lawyers

, USA
Negotiation skills are essential to all facets of the global sports industry. Conducting business in sports means being an effective negotiator, regardless of which industry participant you represent: teams, leagues, unions, agents, players, sponsors, equipment manufacturers, venues, and media outlets. Many inexperienced negotiators, however, tend to wing it, without understanding the dynamics of ...

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American Bar Association
Jun 11, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2014: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

New York, New York, USA
This program is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience. It will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator’s perspective is presented to show how drafting and prosec...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 12, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Copyright Law in the Data Era 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Copyright law continues to be pulled in different directions, and the increasing tension between it and developing technologies is being tested regularly. Attend this program in order to better understand this dynamic practice area and learn how to find solutions to various challenges that arise for your clients. Throughout the program you will build a strong foundation of copyright law’s core pri...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Fundamentals of Trademark Law in the Global Marketplace 2014

Chicago, Illinois, USA
We live in a brand-driven world, where the goodwill associated with a company and its brand can be one of its most valuable assets. That’s where trademark law comes in. This program, geared towards attorneys with minimal knowledge of trademark law or for those seeking a refresher of its essential tenets, will provide attendees with a thorough background, ranging from terminology and types of marks...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Chicago, Illinois, USA
This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to Illinois' medical marijuana legalization process, including the Federal versus State conflict issues and State versus local law conflicts. It will also provide the practical advice potential licensees and their attorneys need to know.

Attendees will hear directly from leading practitioners and state officials about the changes and progres...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 13, 2014

CLE - Live Webcast

Handling Challenging Employees: Plaintiff Opportunities and Defense Challenges

Seattle, Washington, USA
Employees with various issues frequently end up being a litigation nightmare for employers, as well as presenting challenges to the advocates who represent them. Program Chair Lawrence R. Cock, a partner with Cable Langenbach Kinerk & Bauer LLP, has assembled a distinguished group of experts who will address topics such as:

Understanding best practices for employers when addressing challen...

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The Seminar Group
Jun 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure (Free)

San Francisco, California, USA
This substantive training provides a comprehensive overview of the laws governing foreclosures in California. The full-day program is designed with advocates with limited housing experience in mind, but practitioners at all experience levels will benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in consumer and housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in foreclosure defense usi...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 16, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Privacy and Data Security Law Institute (Fifteenth Annual)

New York, New York, USA
This program focuses on current critical issues of information privacy, cybersecurity and data protection faced by all companies. The Internet and evolving mobile and virtualized information technologies, wired and wireless, have prompted the development of powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information. More than ever, businesses are becoming digital and da...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 17, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Prior Art and Obviousness 2014: Current Trends in Sections 102 and 103

San Francisco, California, USA
How has patent reform impacted the touchstones of patentability, prior art and obviousness? Already a complicated concept for patent practitioners because of evolving interpretations in the PTO and CAFC, 102 has been complicated further by the AIA. What aspects of current 102 understanding carry over to new 102? How does the concept of “prior art” and circumstance collide in the 21st century? How ...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2014

New York, New York, USA
This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC representatives and members of the judiciary, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena. In addition to providing critical u...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 18, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

ERISA Litigation

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs:

Deborah Davidson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL

Lisa M. Gomez, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, New York, NY

Todd Jackson, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA

Karen Mock, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA

Approaching ERISA from a litigation perspective, this progra...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits
Jun 19, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

School Law Institute (14th Annual)

New York, New York, USA
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in today’s world Police presence in schools, guns in schools, and students’ privacy rights The most recent Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 decisions and significant issues impacting special education practice Issues arising as students with disabilities transition into adulthood Ethical challenges facing school la...

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Practising Law Institute
Jun 20, 2014

CLE - Live Seminar

Long-Term Disability Benefits Advanced Seminar

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Program Co-Chairs:

Deborah Davidson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Chicago, IL

Lisa M. Gomez, Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, New York, NY

Todd Jackson, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, CA

Karen Mock, Senior Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta, GA

The majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims f...

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ABA Joint Committee on Employee Benefits