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MCCA 8th Annual CLE Expo

Friday, March 20, 2009 - Saturday, March 21, 2009
05:00 am London - 05:00 am London

Minority Corporate Counsel Association8th Annual CLE Expo

March 19-20, 2009Chicago Marriott Downtown540 North Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60611

With more than 30 substantive programs to choose from, this expo brings together the best and brightest in the legal industry.

Paul Hastings' Employment Partner, Barbara Johnson, will be a panelist for the Friday, March 20th program:

305. Employment Law Risks In A Downsizing EconomyLabor & Employment Track10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM

The financial crisis is certain to trigger corporate restructurings, divestitures, and layoffs. Consequently, it will be very important to reevaluate your companys policies in areas such as reductions in force and ERISA governed severance plans, and to ascertain potential liability because of retirement savings shortfalls. This panel will provide guidance to help you recalibrate your strategies.

Panelists:Barbara L. Johnson, Partner, Employment Department, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLPE. Jewelle Johnson, Fisher & Phillips LLPTheordora Lee, Shareholder, Littler MendelsonSheila Wilson-Freelon, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel Employment Practices