Seyfarth Events

Breakfast Briefing: How #MeToo Has Changed the Landscape for Handling and Resolving Harassment Claims

8/20/2019

Cost: There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and seating is limited.

Atlanta Office
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
1075 Peachtree Street, N.E. Suite 2500
Atlanta, GA 30309
 
Agenda
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Program

 

As many predicted, the #MeToo movement has triggered a rise in workplace harassment claims.  Less discussed is the impact the movement has had on (a) investigating and addressing such claims, and (b) resolving those claims.  Neutral, third-party investigators may be engaged earlier and more often than in the past.  Demands for non-monetary relief, such as termination of the harasser, are more common.  Confidentiality in settling such claims can no longer be ensured in some states, and several states have also sought to ban agreements to arbitrate rather than litigate sexual harassment claims.  A diverse panel, including in-house counsel, defense counsel, plaintiff’s counsel, and a neutral, will provide an overview of these and other issues to consider when handling and resolving harassment claims. A request for CLE credit is pending.

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Speakers

Alex Drummond,  Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Louisa Johnson Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Cheryl Legare, Legare Attwood & Wolfe, LLC
Spencer Preis, Southwire Company
Melinda Renshaw, InterContinental Hotel Groups

If you have any questions, please contact Morgan Coury at mcoury@seyfarth.com and reference this event.