Employment Law for the General Practitioner and Corporate Counselor
This basic to intermediate level program is structured to cover practical issues typically arising in today’s workplace on which corporate counsel or private practitioners with a general practice may be called to handle on behalf of the employer or the employee. Faculty will share tips and drafting strategies designed to avoid costly litigation. The program will cover covenants not to compete, practicing before state and federal agencies, the hiring process (background checks, social media and credit checks/salary history), FMLA/Paid Family Leave and other leave laws, drug testing (pre and post-hire) and workplace policies in the age of legalized marijuana, settlement agreements, and ethical considerations for attorneys acting as investigators.
Who Should Attend
Corporate counsel or private practitioners who deal with employment law or workplace matters on behalf of a business or individual.
Sponsored by the Committee on Continuing Legal Education and the Labor & Employment Law Section.
Live CLE Program & Webcast
Monday, June 4, 2018 | NYC (Live & Webcast)
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Albany
7.0 MCLE Credits: 6.0 professional practice; 1.0 ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $135
- Covenants Not to Compete
- Practicing Before State and Federal Agencies
- The Hiring Process (background checks, social media and credit checks/salary history)
- FMLA/Paid Family Leave and other Leave Laws
- Drug Testing (pre and post-hire) and Workplace Policies in the Age of Legalized Marijuana
- Settlement Agreements
- Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Acting as Investigators.
Ronald G. Dunn, Esq., Gleason Dunn Walsh & O'Shea, Albany
Stephanie Roebuck, Esq., Keane & Beane, P.C., White Plains
Ryan M. Finn, Esq., Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP, Albany
Gregg Johnson, Esq., Lemire, Johnson & Higgins, LLC, Malta
Sarah Delaney Vero, Esq., Vero Law LLP, Albany
Rose Miller, SPHR, Pinnacle Human Resources, Albany
Mario Pecoraro, Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, Clifton Park
Sara Payne, Esq., Barclay Daman, LLP, Syracuse
Megan Williams, Esq., Disability Rights New York
Scott Peterson, Esq., D’Orazio Peterson, LLP, Saratoga Springs
Glen P. Doherty, Esq., McNamee Lochner P.C., Albany
Lisa Joslin, Esq., Gleason Dunn Walsh & O’Shea, LLP, Albany
Heather Diddell, Esq., Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP, Albany
Rachel Gold, Esq., Abrams, Fensterman, LLP, Brooklyn
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Sally Bratten.