Join us for the Boston Bar Association’s first ever Employment Law Conference—a premier educational and business development opportunity for Boston’s employment bar.
This conference will provide practitioners with an opportunity to network and learn from industry experts on critical legal and regulatory developments, along with strategies to help better advise clients in this ever-changing landscape. The agenda will feature in-depth examinations and interactive discussion on important topics like the Equal Pay Act, trending discrimination issues, non-competes, the cutting edge in accommodations, and more.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Update on Important New Legislative Developments in Employment Law
Panelists will discuss the most recent legislative changes, including paid sick leave, paid family leave, minimum wage, and the Equal Pay Act
Shane Goodrich, Associate, Morgan, Brown & Joy
Maura McLaughlin, Partner, Morgan, Brown & Joy
Joshua Nadreau, Associate, Fisher Phillips
2:15 PM- 3:15 PM
#MeToo and Recent Discrimination Cases
David I. Brody, Associate, Sherin and Lodgen
Seema A. Lynch, Assistant General Counsel, Atrius Health
Shannon Lynch, Partner, Hackett Feinberg, P.C.
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Non-Compete Agreements – What You Need to Know About the New Law
Terence McCourt, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Dawn Mertineit, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw
David Rosenthal, Partner, Nixon Peabody
4:45 PM – 5:30 PM
Cutting Edge of Accommodations
Panelists will discuss accommodation issues, including disability, retaliation, service animals, and medical marijuana.
Joshua Abrams, Senior Labor & Employment Counsel, Partners HealthCare System
Megan Kures, Director, HMDR&S PC
Elizabeth K. Levine, Counsel at Goulston & Storrs
Arbitration Agreements with Class Waiver
Diane Saunders, Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Hillary Schwab, Partner, Fair Work, P.C.
Conna A. Weiner, Arbitrator/Mediator, JAMS
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Sherin and Lodgen
Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP
Goulston & Storrs
BOSTON BAR MEMBERS
Boston Bar Members – $325.00
Government Members – $250.00
In-House Members – $275.00
Thank You to Our Sponsors
This conference is sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please contact Megan Leppert at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 778-1924.