Seminar Number

8443

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$145

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$165

 

43rd Annual
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW INSTITUTE

DECEMBER 6, 2013

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 2 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Labor and Employment Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
;
Labor & Employment Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association

Presiding:
Tessa A. Warren, Program Co-Chair, Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco LLP, Decatur
Ian E. Smith, Program Co-Chair, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:25

Welcome and Program Overview
Tessa A. Warren

8:45

Labor and Employment Case law:  The Year in Review
Rebecca H. White, Dean, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens

9:45

Meet the Newest EEOC Commissioner
Jenny R. Yang, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, DC

10:45

BREAK

11:00

Recent Developments in Class Action Litigation
A. Craig Cleland, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C., Atlanta
Amanda A. Farahany, Barrett & Farahany, LLP, Atlanta
Daniel M. Klein, Buckley & Klein, LLP, Atlanta

12:00

Lunch (Included in registration fee)
Luncheon Speaker: Paula Frederick on Professionalism
Paula J. Fredrick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

1:00
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What the Labor and Employment Lawyer Should Know
Moderator:
Robert M. Lewis, Jr., Regional Counsel for ERISA, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta

Panelists:
L. Scott Austin, Hunton & Williams LLP, Atlanta
Elena Kaplan, Jones Day, Atlanta
David Ritter, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Atlanta (Invited)
Norman J. Slawsky, Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco, LLP, Decatur
2:00
BREAK
2:15
A Conversation with Mark Gaston Pearce
Mark G. Pearce, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board, Washington, DC
3:15
Presenting Your Damage Analysis with Expert Testimony: Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Bruce Seaman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics; Senior Associate, Policy Research Center, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Gary R. Kessler, Gary R. Kessler, P.C., Atlanta
Mairen C. Kelly, Fisher & Phillips LLP, Atlanta
4:00
ADJOURN