Seyfarth Event

May 25, 2017

First 100 & Beyond: Seyfarth's Strategy & Planning Summit For Businesses

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Chicago Office

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
233 South Wacker Drive 
Suite 8000 
Chicago, IL 60606


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

Following the Trump Administration's 100-day benchmark, businesses of all sizes and across industries are considering how they will navigate and strategically position themselves for the next four years and beyond...

Please join Seyfarth Shaw's leading policy team, including a former Director of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, along with other prominent thought leaders, for this full-day Summit in review of the "change management" period of President Donald Trump's Administration and in preparation for the evolving legal and business landscape to come.

Panel Topics 

  • Business Strategies in a Policy Change Environment 
  • Cybersecurity: Beyond The Headlines 
  • Employment Law I: Pay Equity and LGBT Workforce Issues 
  • Employment Law II: Enforcement Agendas for the DOL, EEOC & NLRB 
  • Immigration Trends: Compliance, Enforcement & Visa Policy  
  • Internal Ethics & Regulatory Perspective: Dodd-Frank, Executive Compensation & Sarbanes-Oxley 
  • Repeal & Replace: The Future of Health Care Reform  
  • Tax Reform: Fundamental Change or More of the Same? 
  • Trade & Customs Fraud Enforcement: A "High Priority"

Keynote Speaker

Raymond J. Keating
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Chief Economist

As Chief Economist with the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, Mr. Keating's areas of expertise include the U.S. economy, taxation, trade issues, regulation and other matters impacting U.S. businesses. He writes and speaks on a wide range of issues impacting the entrepreneurial sector of the economy. In addition to policy papers and reports, Mr. Keating has authored books on federal- and state-level economics, and has published hundreds of articles in such periodicals as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Boston Globe, National Review, Investor`s Business Daily, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Times, New York Post, and Daily News.

Guest Panelists

Alix Dowling
Archer Daniels Midland
Senior Tax Counsel, North America
Director, US-International Group
Matthew T. Gauder
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
David J. Kasper
Cigna Healthcare
Vice President, National Accounts
Katie W. Mahoney
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director, Health Policy

Seyfarth Shaw Panelists

Andrew S. Boutros
Chicago  |  Washington, D.C.
Scott A. Carlson
Benjamin J. Conley
Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.


CLE / Ethics CLE

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is an approved provider of Illinois Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. This seminar is approved for 5.75 General hours and .5 Ethics hours of CLE credit for CA, NJ, NY, and TX. For IL, 5.75 General credits have been approved and .5 Ethics is pending approval from the Illinois Commission of Professionalism. CLE Credit is pending for GA and VA.


Breakfast & Registration:
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Plenary & Morning Program:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch Session:
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Afternoon Program:
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


If you have any questions, please contact and reference this event.