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Advanced Labor and Employment Law Symposium (ELE180315)
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When: Thursday, March 15, 2018
8:00 a.m - 2:45 p.m.
Where: Grassy Hill Country Club
441 Clarke Lane
Orange, Connecticut 
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Labor and Employment Section

Seminar Code ELE180315

CLE Credit
CT: 4.75 CLE Credits (3.75 Gen, 1.0 Ethics)
NY: 5.5 CLE Credits (4.5 AOP, 1.0 Ethics)

About the Program

This symposium will cover a wide range of topics, including conducting internal investigations, strategic differences in parallel federal and state law claims, designing internal ADR procedures, and communicating with in-house counsel. It also includes an ethics plenary session on the year in labor and employment law.

You Will Learn

  • About key substantive legal developments in the workplace
  • How to advise clients on best employment practices
  • Procedural considerations in bringing claims
  • About ethical considerations for labor and employment law practice
  • About important U.S. and Connecticut Supreme Court labor and employment decisions from the past year

Who Should Attend
All labor and employment practitioners-whether they represent employees, management, or unions - as well as lawyers who want to learn about the practice areas.





 Hon. Beverly Hodgson (ret.)
Beverly Hodgson Mediation
                 New Haven

            Paula N. Anthony
        Berchen Moses PC

Jay Crowley
Jay Crowley Law LLC

                       Matthew Curtin   
                          New Haven

           Emily Gianquinto       
               EAG Law LLC
Robin Imbrogno
Human Resource
Consulting Group

Amy Gare
Gare Law Group
      Rachel Ginsburg
Pullman & Comley LLC
     Jennifer Goldman
    Thomson Reuters
                Joshua Goodbaum
            Garrison Levin-Epstein
             Fitzgerald & Pirrotti PC
                      New Haven

Sarah Habegger

 Image of Joshua A. Hawks-Ladds

Joshua Hawks-Ladds
Pullman & Comley LLC

 Desi Imetovski
Berchem Moses PC

Robin Kallor
New York

JR Lederer
Hedgebay Security LLC

  Kyle McClain
Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson
Duhl & Grello PC
New Haven

 Christine Newhall
American Arbitration Association
Boston, MA

 Gary Phelan
Mitchell & Sheahan PC

 Eric L. Sussman    
   Margaret Sheahan
Mitchell & Sheahan PC
                             Marcy Stovall
                       Pullman & Comley LLC
                    Eric Sussman
                      Day Pitney
              Jamie Sullivan
Howard, Kohn, Sprague
            & Fitzgerald LLP

David Vegliante
AT&T Services Inc
New Haven
   Jennai Williams


Program Schedule

Check-in and Breakfast 8:30 a.m.

Session 1 9:00 a.m.-10:05 a.m.

A. Best Practices for Workplace Investigations
Moderator: Rachel Ginsburg

Panel: Paula Anthony, Jennifer Goldman, Gary Phelan

B. Designing and Implementing Mandatory ADR Programs
Moderator: Joshua Goodbaum

Panel: Hon. Beverly Hodgson, JR Lederer, Kyle McClain, Christine Newhall

Session 2 10:15 a.m.-11:20 a.m.

A. A Conversation with In-House Counsel
Moderator: Joshua Goodbaum
Panel: Sarah Habegger, David Vegliante, Jennai Williams

B. The Impact of Millennials in the Workplace
Moderator: Rachel Ginsburg
Panel: Matthew Curtin, Robin Imbrogno, Amy Gare

Session 3 11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.

A. Hot Topics in Ethics
Moderator: Jamie Sullivan
Speaker: Desi Imetovski, Marcy Stovall

B. Strategic Differences in State & Federal Litigation
Moderator: Jay Crowley
Panel: Emily Gianquinto, Robin Kallor, Eric Sussman, Peg Sheahan

Luncheon Plenary 12:45 p.m. -2:15 p.m.

The Annual Employment Law Update
Panel:  Joshua Goodbaum, Joshua Hawks-Ladds


(Includes electronic materials, a light breakfast and lunch)

      Section Member $179

       CBA Member $199
       Non-Member $398
       Student Member $35


Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared unless purchased separately.  Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request



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