Thursday, December 20, 2012

Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal's 30th Anniversary Symposium

ConfTo celebrate thirty years of publication, the Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal is holding the Journal’s 30th Anniversary Symposium titled “Past, Present, and Future: Thirty Years of Labor and Employment Law.”  The Symposium will be on Friday, February 8, 2013, from 8:30AM - 5:00PM, at Sentry Centers Midtown East, 730 3rd Avenue, New York, NY 10017.

The Symposium will feature a keynote address from the current Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, Mark Gaston Pearce, and four different panel discussions by leading practitioners and academics in a variety of substantive labor and employment law topics. The specific panels will focus on: a) Arbitration/Mediation in labor and employment law; b) Traditional labor law; c) Employee Benefits/ERISA; and d) Employment discrimination.

Interested parties can register for the Symposium here. Hofstra University School of Law will be offering CLE credit (interested parties can register to receive CLE credit for attending the Symposium at the same website) to attorneys in attendance.

Here is the Symposium schedule:

a)    Panel #1: Arbitration and Mediation in LEL: 9:00-10:30AM
    Employer Side Perspective: Jonathan Kozak, Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP – White Plains, NY
    Employee Side Perspective: Wayne Outten, Managing Partner, Outten & Golden LLP – NY
    Neutral Perspective: Robert Douglas, Arbitrator/Mediator – NY
    International Law Perspective: Jacquelin Drucker, Arbitrator/Mediator – NY

b)    Panel #2: Traditional Labor Law: 10:45AM-12:15PM
    Employer Side Perspective: Michael Marino, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP – NY
    Employee/Union Side Perspective: Robert Archer, Managing Partner, Archer, Byington, Glennon &      Levine, LLP – NY
    Neutral Perspective: Michael Fischl, Professor of Law, Univ. of Connecticut School of Law
    International Law Perspective: David Doorey, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Labour and Employment Law, York University – Toronto, Canada

c)    Panel #3: ERISA/Employee Benefits: 1:30-3:00PM
    Employer Side Perspective: Susan Hoffman, Co-Chair, Employee Benefits Litigation Practice Group, Littler Mendelson – Philadelphia, PA
    Employee Side Perspective: Daniel Campbell, Professor – St. John’s Univ. School of Law
    Neutral Perspective: Andrew Oringer, Senior Attorney, Dechert LLP – NY
    International Law Perspective: Kathryn Moore, Professor – Univ. of Kentucky School of Law

d)    Panel #4: Employment Discrimination: 3:15-4:45PM
    Employer Side Perspective: Allan Bloom, Partner, Paul Hastings – NY
    Employee Side Perspective: Adam Klein, Partner, Outten & Golden LLP – NY
    Neutral Perspective: Deborah Malamud, AnBryce Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
    International Law Perspective: Marjorie Culver, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP – NY


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