National Employment Lawyers Association/New York - Event Information
NELA/NY Fall Conference on Representing Employees
Please join us for our full day conference on at Fordham Law School! Breakfast, snacks and lunch is included in your registration!
Rates: Members $315; Non-members $395; Non-profit Attorneys $145; Student Rate $105. Financial Aid to attend the conference is available. If you would like to apply for financial aid, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the application.
9:00 – 9:20 Welcome : Miriam Clark, President NELA/NY
9:20 – 10:20 New Legislation (1 CLE Professional Practice): Review of amendments to state and city human rights laws, whistleblower protections, and state pay equity laws.
Alison Greenberg, Law Offices of Alison Greenberg, LLC
Michael Grenert, Law Office of Michael Grenert, PLLC
Margaret McIntyre, Attorney at Law (moderator)
Laurie E. Morrison, Law Office of Laurie E. Morrison
Dana Sussman, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights
10:20 – 11:10 Case Law Developments (1 CLE Professional Practice): Steven Bergstein and Professor James Brudney review 2019’s decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Steven Bergstein, Bergstein & Ulrich, LLP
Professor James J. Brudney, Joseph Crowley Chair in Labor and Employment Law, Fordham University, School of Law
Erica Sanders (moderator), Phillips & Associates
11:10 - 11:25 PM Break
11:25 – 12:15 – Breakout Programs
Diversity in ADR (1 CLE Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias):The current state of diversity in ADR, the impact of implicit bias on panel selection, how diversity improves the ADR process, and suggested techniques for enhancing diversity in ADR and mediation through difference.
Rekha Rangachari, New York International Arbitration Center
Legal Writing – Better Written Advocacy: (1 CLE Skills) Strategies and tips to improve briefs and correspondence.