Patricia A. Barbieri, Esq.Co-Chair, NJSBA In-House Counsel CommitteeSVP, General Counsel and SecretaryLegal and Corporate AffairsDaiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Qubilah Goodson, Esq.Associate General Counsel, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Amy Todd KlugExecutive Associate General CounselLitigation, Corporate Functions & Legal Operations, Legal AffairsDaiichi Sankyo, Inc.
The pandemic may be coming to an end, but the international health emergency has forever changed the way we practice law. This is especially true of corporate counsel, whose roles have expanded and morphed from a practice focused on regulation to ones that have become increasingly strategic and more immediately impactful.
Join prominent corporate attorneys and other notable professionals as we bring you a program that will address the most important issues faced by corporate counsel in 2021. They will provide insight into the most challenging legal dilemmas and provide practical guidance that will help you navigate through 2021 and beyond.
The pandemic is receding but the wave of uncertainty continues. Register now for a day that is specifically designed to help you confidently steer your company through the present and into a promising future.
Important Issues in Insurance CoverageThis segment focuses on up to the minute vital information on the types of coverage to carry and what must be in the policies in order to best protect your company. This will include a discussion of insurance coverage for in-house counsel and other professionals who work for your company, such as physicians - Lynda A. Bennett, Esq.; Greg Cooke
COVID 19: Practical Considerations for Employers In Navigating The Path Forward Given Ever-Evolving Guidance And Recommendations With the emergence of the Delta variant, concerns about potential new Covid-19 variants, and evolving scientific and related guidance on the local, state, and federal levels, employers are facing never-before-seen challenges in sustaining their business operations while keeping their workforces safe. This segment will review the updated and ever changing guidance, and then discuss some of the issues facing employers including whether to implement mandatory vaccination policies and/or weekly testing requirements, potential staffing challenges if vaccinations are required, how to deal with unvaccinated workers, reasonable accommodations, unproductive remote workers and employees’ new demands around remote and flexible work schedules - Christine A. Amalfe, Esq.; Brian Bauman
Avoiding Innocent, Costly Mistakes in Payroll and Employee Classification With telecommuting now a common practice, it is even more important to be aware of tax laws and regulations governing employees who work from home. This segment will review the most prevalent laws and taxes concerning where someone lives vs. where they work and how to set up a payroll - Lisa Gingeleskie, Esq.; Ryan Spencer, CPA
Efficient Contract Management – Time is MoneyYour time is valuable and contract management creates a huge time suck. This segment will focus on how to maximize efficiency - Qubilah Goodson, Esq.; Lisa Batchelor-Huelsenbeck; Amy Todd Klug
Data Storage Done RightThe presenters will advise what to look for in a storage system, what you need to be in compliance with the ethics rules and will review relevant data privacy laws - David Feder, Esq.; Ronald Mente
Settlements and Releases – The Key Provisions Most disputes settle, so it is important for legal teams to be aware of the key issues involved in drafting settlement agreements. The presenters will give you a list of top key provisions and issues to consider and will discuss some that even the most experienced counsel sometimes miss in drafting employment-related settlement agreements and releases - Lawrence J. Del Rossi, Esq.; Hilary Kelly
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