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New ADA Title III Regulations: Will You Be in Compliance on March 15, 2012?




Webinar Times

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Pacific
12:00 am – 1:30 pm Mountain
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Central
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern



The new 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III Regulations (the "2010 Regulations") took effect on March 15, 2011, and the deadline for compliance with certain key provisions is less than nine months away. Seize the opportunity to learn about the impact of the 2010 Regulations on your operations and facilities from subject matter experts Minh Vu and Karen Stephenson of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. These attorneys have advised the AH&LA and many of the industry's leading hotel companies on the 2010 Regulations, and have extensive experience defending lawsuits and government investigations under Title III of the ADA. 

During this webinar, Ms. Vu and Ms. Stephenson will discuss:

  • New requirements for existing swimming pools, spas, saunas, and steam rooms 
  • New standards for what is an accessible facility
  • Clarified or expanded requirements regarding hotel reservations, service animals, effective communication with guests with disabilities, and ticketing 
  • Coverage of power mobility devices
  • Coverage of timeshares and condo-hotels 
  • Proposed regulations for accessible websites, point of sale devices, guestroom beds and other furniture, and other self-service equipment
  • Minimize your exposure to litigation and government enforcement actions by registering today for this upcoming webinar.


Minh N. Vu is the national ADA Title III practice team leader and a partner in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw's Washington, D.C. office. She is recognized as one of the country's top disability law attorneys.  While at the U.S. Department of Justice, she oversaw the enforcement of Title III of the ADA. She is a trusted advisor to many national hotel companies, banks, retailers, universities, and other public accommodations on all aspects of Title III of the ADA, and defends a wide variety of businesses against government investigations and lawsuits brought under this statute.

Karen L. Stephenson is a litigation counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw's Chicago office. She has defended shopping centers, grocery stores, retailers, hotels, and other public accommodations in a broad range of accessibility lawsuits under Title III of the the ADA and similar state laws. She has created compliance tools and training programs for a wide variety of businesses, and counsels clients on the requirements of Title III of the ADA and other disability laws.

CLE credit will be available for participants.*

If you have any questions, please contact events@seyfarth.com.

*CLE: Seyfarth has applied for CLE credit in IL, NY, and CA.  If you would like us to pursue CLE credit in any additional states, please contact events@seyfarth.com. Please note that in order to receive full credit for attending this webinar, the registrant must be present for the entire session. This program is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.