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Preventing and Defending Employment Claims in the Law Firm Setting

Thursday, May 13, 2010 - Thursday, May 13, 2010
04:00 am London - 04:00 am London

As the legal industry delves into the uncertainty of a new decade, it is more important than ever for law firms to scrutinize and carefully manage their internal employment issues, to prevent and best defend employment claims against their firms. Paul Hastings has defended many law firms, large and small, against employment claims brought by lawyers and staff.

Please join us as our lawyers speak about employment law issues specific to the law firm environment, and provide their insights on preventing employment claims and planning the defense when things don't go as planned.

DISCUSSION TOPICS

  • Best Practices for Avoiding and Defending Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claims

  • Preserving Client Confidences and Maintaining the Attorney-Client Privilege in Law Firm Investigations and Litigation

  • Wage and Hour Compliance for Attorneys and Legal Staff

  • Blogging and Other Electronic Communication Issues

  • EEOC and Mandatory Retirement in Law Firms

  • Obtaining/Defending Enforceable Releases in the Law Firm Setting

  • Arbitration Agreements and Enforceability

  • Hiring and Firing Outside of the United States

DATEWednesday, May 12, 2010

TIME8:00 am - 8:30 am  Registration and Continental Breakfast8:30 am - 10:00 am  Presentation

LOCATIONPaul Hastings75 East 55th Street_Conference Room 701_New York, NY 10022

ATTIREBusiness Casual

CLE Qualifications Pending Approval

For questions, please contact Kristi Sadler at

or 213-683-5857.