29th Annual Employment Law Update 2020 (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 7.0
Ethics Credits Included: 1.0

MCLE Credit: 7.0 (Ethics: 1.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $329 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 05/31/2023

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A pre-recorded streaming AUDIO and VIDEO replay of the May 2020 live seminar, 29th Annual Employment Law Update.


For nearly three decades, this seminar has been the indispensable educational opportunity for all attorneys practicing in, or wanting to learn more about, employment law.

This seminar provides detailed explanation, in-depth analysis, and practical advice for both management and plaintiffs’ counsel in a number of today’s hot employment topics.

This year’s “special election year edition” sessions include:

  • A look at the latest trends and developments with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • A discussion on how to find good clients, and how to develop successful legal theories
  • An examination of the growing legislative, regulatory, and judicial trends concerning the use of independent contractors
  • Practical guidance for terminating employees
  • The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act—what we know now, and likely challenges and pitfalls for employers and employees going forward

Plus, the annual Ethics Hour and Annual Update on employment law cases

A Few Comments from Last Year’s Program

“Always excellent and timely information.”

“Very impressed overall with breadth, depth, and inclusion of particularly appropriate and helpful topics.”

 
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Schedule

COURSE TOPICS

Voting Early and Often”: Ethical Dilemmas in Employment Law Cases
David L. Greenspan, Zachary A. Kitts


Two experienced employment law practitioners review some of the ethical traps of handling employment law cases.

“The Results Are In!” Annual Update on Employment Law Cases
Harris D. Butler, Edward Lee Isler

Our annual comprehensive point-counterpoint by two grizzled veterans of the plaintiff and management bars of the most important Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit, and Virginia employment law decisions from the past twelve months.
“Navigating the Campaign Trail”: Latest Trends in ADA Reasonable Accommodations
Amanda M. Weaver, Nicholas Woodfield

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act continues to challenge employers and employees alike as they navigate and debate the latest trends in reasonable accommodations, including leaves of absence, teleworking, and job reassignment.

Throwing Your Hat in the Ring”: Finding Good Plaintiffs and Structuring Good Cases
Kimberly H. Berry, Peter C. Cohen, Timothy E. Cupp


Three seasoned plaintiffs’ attorneys discuss the secrets to finding good clients and pressing successful legal theories.

Consultants, Lobbyists, and Organizers, Oh My!” The Growing Challenges of Engaging Independent Contractors
John M. Bredehoft, Maureen E. Carr

Technological changes and the “gig” economy have led to an increase in the use of workers as independent contractors, while lawmakers try to hold back the tide.  This session will examine growing legislative, regulatory, and judicial trends to curb the use of independent contractors.
“Dropping Out of the Race”: Terminating Employees—8 Key Considerations
Sarah A. Belger, A. Tevis Marshall

In today’s world, terminating an employee seems to be more of a minefield than ever before. In this session, two veteran management-side attorneys will offer sound and practical guidance for implementing employment separations.
The FFCRA: What We Know Now
John E. Davidson, Michael J. Lorenger


The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act became effective on April 1, 2020.  In this timely section, two experienced attorneys will go over with you what we know now about the FFCRA, and likely challenges and pitfalls for employers and employees going forward.

Faculty

FACULTY

Sarah A. Belger, Quarles & Brady LLP / Washington, DC
Kimberly H. Berry, Berry & Berry, PLLC / Reston
John M. Bredehoft, Kaufman & Canoles / Norfolk
Harris D. Butler, III, Butler Royals / Richmond
Maureen E. Carr, Bean Kinney & Korman PC / Arlington
Peter C. Cohen, Charlson Bredehoft Cohen & Brown, PC / Reston
Timothy E. Cupp, Shelley Cupp Schulte, PC / Harrisonburg
John E. Davidson, Davidson & Kitzmann, PLC / Charlottesville
David L. Greenspan, McGuireWoods LLP / Tysons
Edward Lee Isler, IslerDare PC / Tysons
Zachary A. Kitts, K&G Law Group / Fairfax
Michael J. Lorenger, Lorenger & Carnell, PLC / Alexandria
A. Tevis Marshall, Ogletree Deakins / Richmond
Amanda M. Weaver, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Nicholas Woodfield, The Employment Law Group, PC / Washington, DC

MODERATOR AND CHAIR OF THE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE

Sarah A. Belger, Quarles & Brady LLP / Washington, DC

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