Speaking Engagement

Addressing Significant Challenges Facing Employers in 2009


Houston, TX

Inn at the Ballpark
1520 Texas Avenue, at the corner of Crawford Street
Houston, Texas 77002
Complimentary Valet Parking

Breakfast 7:45 a.m.
Program 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Big changes are coming in 2009. Come to our breakfast briefing and find out about how the Obama administration and new Congress are likely to change the workplace for employers. Find out about new employment legislation and other changes on the horizon for professionals managing their workforce. Learn about ways to manage your workforce effectively in an economic downturn and minimize exposure for your company. 

This briefing is designed for the busy in-house counsel or human resources professional.

 Topics to be discussed include:

  • Employee-friendly changes in the law anticipated from the Obama administration
  • The ADA Amendments Act, which broadens the scope of who is "disabled"
  • FMLA and changes in employee leave rights
  • Handling reductions in force in this economy

Kate Birenbaum, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
John Collins, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Mark Oberti, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Ed Sullivan, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


This program has been submitted to the State Bar of Texas for two hours of CLE credit.

Please call Shelly Willis at (713) 225-2342 with any questions.