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Corporate Counsel Institute (CCI) Employment Law Summit: Managing Internal and External Threats

Sheraton Needham 
Needham, MA
September 28, 2016

Locke Lord LLP is pleased to participate in the upcoming Association of Corporate Counsel Northeast Chapter’s Corporate Counsel Institute on Labor & Employment Law. The three part program will include a panel discussion on “Arbitration Agreements: Whether, When and How” led by Locke Lord’s, Richard Glovsky, co-chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment practice.

Join the ACC-Northeast, Locke Lord, Ogletree Deakins and PwC for a half day Employment Law Summit focusing on employee related internal and external threats companies face and the best practices and policies that work for your in-house practice.  

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

7:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Sheraton Needham
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

Registration & Breakfast: 7:00 AM

Program: 8:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Buffet Lunch: 12:45 PM

This 1/2 day seminar will include the following three programs:

Arbitration Agreements: Whether, When and How 
Locke Lord and this expert panel will discuss the continuing controversy regarding the use of arbitration provisions in employment agreements, whether they are advisable and how to draft enforceable arbitration clauses. All of these questions and more will be answered by this panel discussion.

Panelists will include:
John Folcarelli, Deputy General Counsel, Steward Health Care System

Richard Glovsky, Co-Chair of Labor & Employment, Locke Lord LLP

Michael Harper, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

Mark Irvings, Arbitrator 

Michael Leahy, Assistant General Counsel, inVentiv Health

I Do What I Want!  Managing Employee Off-Duty Conduct.  
Ogletree Deakins and this expert panel will discuss the increasingly difficult task employers face balancing employees' right to engage in off-duty conduct and the rights of other workers and employer's business interests under sometimes competing laws.  From medical marijuana use, to tattoos, to Twitter and Facebook, this expert panel will provide recommendation for companies to consider in developing policies to address these issues. 

Panelists will include:

Mark Burak, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins, P.C.

Anne M. Gaeta, VP, Associate General Counsel, Fresenius Medical Care North America

Anne M. Kinnane, Vice President-Labor& Employment Counsel, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc.

Rachel Reingold Mandel, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins, P.C.

Managing Insider Threats: Protecting Your Most Valuable Information from Internal Adversaries 
Your company's biggest adversary is likely lurking closer than you think. When an authorized user with malicious intent gets a hold of your most important information, the damaging effects pose the greatest threat to your organization. Join this distinguished panel as they discuss the critical role of the legal team in propelling the organization through this ever-present threat by preventing, detecting, and properly responding to insider attacks. 

Panelists will include:

Doug Bloom, Director, PwC Cybercrime and Privacy Services

Jack Eckenrode, Senior Vice President and Global Security Officer, State Street Corporation

Jimmy Pappas, Managing Director, PwC Forensic Services 

If you have any questions about the program please contact Kayla Gentile.