2016-2017 U.S. Supreme Court Labor and Employment Law Cases (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $149 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 07/31/2020


A pre-recorded streaming video replay from the July 2017 webcast, 2016-2017 US Supreme Court Labor and Employment Law Cases A Timely Analysis of the Labor and Employment Law Cases Decided During the Supreme Court’s 2016–2017 Term .

Why attend?

  • Understand the implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court labor and employment law decisions for your practice and your clients
  • Engage in an in-depth discussion with seasoned practitioners about the very latest labor and employment law cases

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions this term promise to have significant ramifications for employees, employers, and benefit plans. During this interactive program, the presenters will provide a review of the employment issues decided by the Supreme Court in its most recent term.

This succinct overview will help you understand the implications of new case law both for your practice and for your clients. You will have the opportunity to address questions directly to our seasoned employment law speakers.





Sarah A. Belger, McGuireWoods / Tyson
Sarah Belger focuses her practice on labor and employment law, with particular emphasis on employment-related litigation. She counsels and defends employers in claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), ERISA, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), USERRA, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, and other federal and state statutes, breach of contract claims, covenants not to compete, trade secrets claims, and tort claims, including wrongful discharge, defamation, conspiracy, and tortious interference claims. She also handles ERISA litigation involving claims for employee benefits, breach of fiduciary duty, multi-employer plans, and withdrawal liability.

Additionally, Ms. Belger advises management on issues such as employment contracts, employee handbooks, and employee discipline. She also provides training to clients on many topics, including Title VII, ADA, FMLA, management considerations in reductions in workforce, documentation techniques, and best practices for discipline. In addition to her labor and employment practice, she has experience in procurement matters involving multiple Virginia political subdivisions.

James P. McElligott Jr., McGuireWoods / Richmond
Jay McElligott advises and defends private and publicly held corporations, public agencies, benefit plans, and fiduciaries concerning employee benefits, executive compensation, and related labor and employment issues, including ERISA litigation, class actions, claims for employee benefits and executive compensation, breach of fiduciary duty (including stock-drop class actions), multiemployer plans and withdrawal liability, retirement medical, benefits in bankruptcy, and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation issues.

Mr. McElligott is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Attorneys. He regularly publishes and lectures on employment, benefits, and compensation issues. He has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Daily Labor Reporter, Pension and Benefits Week, Computer Law, Tax Report, CBS Business Watch, Business Insurance, Chicago Sun Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch, MicroSoft Network, WashTech.com, Employment and Labor Lawcast, and other publications.

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