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BOSTON
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Friday, December 5, 2014
MCLE Conference Center,
10 Winter Place, via Winter Street

Program No. 2150117P01

LIVE WEBCAST
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Friday, December 5, 2014 www.mcle.org

Program No. 2150117WBC

RECORDED WEBCAST
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Friday, December 12, 2014
www.mcle.org
Program No. 2150117RBC

 
TUITION
includes written materials

$275

 

$247.50

MCLE Sponsor Members

$137.50

New lawyers admitted to law practice after 2012, pending admittees and law students

CAN’T ATTEND?
Available after Friday, December 12
Written materials

$105

 

$94.50

MCLE Sponsor Members

Audio CD

$135

 

$121.50

MCLE Sponsor Members

IF PURCHASED SEPARATELY
Massachusetts Employment Law Sourcebook & Citator 2015

$125

 

$112.50

MCLE Sponsor Members

 

Earn up to 6 CLE credits

 
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17th Annual Employment Law Conference 2014

Everything new affecting your practice

Employment law has seen many changes in the past year, and you won’t want to miss this opportunity to efficiently catch up on all of the latest developments, as well as a chance to gain insight about trends on the horizon. MCLE’s 17th Annual Employment Law Conference features expert practitioners who provide you with everything you need to know to keep your employment law practice up to date.

Learn about the effect of new statutes, regulations, and MCAD and EEOC policies and procedures. Hear about current philosophies, assessments, and strategies in dealing with a variety of practical employment law issues. Customize the Conference by selecting from among the cutting-edge workshops that best fit your particular needs.

Each registrant also receives a free copy of MCLE’s updated 2015 Massachusetts Employment Law Sourcebook & Citator—an essential addition to your desktop reference materials—a $125 value included in the Conference price!



AGENDA | 9:00 A.M. – 5:00P.M.

9:00 A.M. - 9:15 A.M.
Welcome and Introduction

Jaclyn L. Kugell, Esq., Morgan, Brown & Joy LLP, Boston, Cochair
Katherine J. Michon, Esq., Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP, Boston, Cochair

9:15 A.M. - 10:15 A.M.
Discrimination Law Update

Joshua M. Davis, Esq., Goulston & Storrs, PC, Boston
James S. Weliky, Esq., Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, PC, Boston


10:15 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.
Contract, Tort, Wage Act, and Legislative Update

Brian J. McDonough, Esq. Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP, Boston
Bronwyn L. Roberts, Esq., Duane Morris LLP, Boston
Valerie C. Samuels, Esq., Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP, Boston
James A.W. Shaw, Esq., Segal Roitman LLP, Boston

11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.
KEYNOTE PANELThe Nuts and Bolts of Employment Law Class and Collective Actions

Philip J. Gordon, Esq., Gordon Law Group LLP, Boston
Daniel B. Klein, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Boston
Hillary Schwab, Esq., Fair Work, PC, Boston
Guy P. Tully, Esq., Jackson Lewis, PC, Boston


12:45 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.
Lunch Break (on your own)

1:45 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.
EEOC and MCAD Agency Agendas, Tips to Better Your Practice, and Interactive Question and Answer Forum

Kenneth An, Boston Area Office Director, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Boston
Sara Smolik, Esq., U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Boston
Sunila Thomas-George, Esq., Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Eugenia M. Guastaferri, Esq., Senior Hearing Officer, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Constance M. McGrane, Esq., General Counsel, Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination,Commonwealth of Massachusetts


2:45 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Networking and Refreshment Break

3:00 P.M. - 3:50 P.M.

Breakout Session 1 (choose one)

When to Settle, Waivers That Work, and Other Thorny Issues When Settling, Including the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (Webcast Available)

Christopher B. Kaczmarek, Esq., Littler Mendelson, PC, Boston
Sharen Litwin, Esq., Kotin, Crabtree & Strong LLP, Boston

Entitlement to Attorneys’ Fees: How Best to Receive or Prevent Attorneys’ Fees In Discrimination Cases

Tracy Thomas Boland, Esq., Morgan, Brown & Joy LLP, Boston
Ellen J. Zucker, Esq., Burns & Levinson LLP, Boston


3:50 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Networking and Refreshment Break


4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Breakout Session 2 (choose one)

Cutting-Edge Issues in Employment Law, Including New EEOC Regulations, Medical Marijuana, and How to Handle Hidden Disabilities (Webcast Available)

Patricia A. Washienko, Esq. Freiberger & Washienko LLC, Boston
David B. Wilson, Esq., Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP, Boston

Non-Competition Agreements, Trade Secret, and Other Employment-Related Business Litigation

Matthew C. Moschella, Esq., Sherin and Lodgen LLP, Boston
Stephen B. Reed, Esq., Beck, Reed & Riden LLP, Boston


5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Reception for Faculty and Registrants


Take this program and get this book—a $125 value—FREE!

Massachusetts Employment Law Sourcebook & Citator 2015


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