Employee Dismissals: Avoiding the Pitfalls

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | 6 pm – 8 pm

Program Chair
Jyotin Hamid
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

  • This program will cover numerous legal issues and challenges that arise when an employee is to be dismissed. Topics to be addressed include: best practices for the termination process; tips and strategic considerations for drafting effective releases and severance agreements; enforcement of non-competes and other post-employment obligations; and the various causes of action terminated employees may consider or assert, with a particular emphasis on recent developments in wrongful termination law.

    Who Should Attend: Employment law practitioners, in-house counsel and other lawyers who advise employers or employees on workplace-related matters and HR professionals.

    Live Program: 
    $199 Member│$299 Nonmember

    In-House Counsel:
    $149 Member│$249 Nonmember

    Small Law Firm:
    $129 Member$229 Nonmember

  • Faculty

    Laurie Berke-Weiss
    Berke-Weiss Law PLLC

    Robert C. Paul
    General Counsel
    Rockefeller Group Technology Solutions, Inc.

  • 6:00 pm 6:05 pm

         Jyotin Hamid

    6:05 pm – 7:05 pm Potential Legal Challenges to an Employee Termination 

    • Contractual Claims
    • Discrimination Claims
    • Whistleblower Claims
    • Miscellaneous Other Claims

         Laurie Berke-Weiss & Jyotin Hamid

    7:05 pm – 7:35 pm

    Best Practices for the Termination Process
         Robert C. Paul

    7:35 pm – 8:00 pm  

    Crafting Effective Releases and Severance Agreements
         Jyotin Hamid

  • NY:  2.0 professional practice
    NJ:  2.3 general
    CA:  2.0 general
    PA:  1.5 general

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