State of Litigation Virtual Event Series
- Session 1 - Thursday, July 16; Session 2 - Thursday, July 23; Session 3 - Thursday, July 30
- 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. CDT
Presented via live webinar.
Lathrop GPM invites you to our now virtual State of Litigation, a free, three-part webinar series addressing topical litigation issues in these unprecedented times. Join us for one or all three sessions that will explore the latest trends in litigation, risks facing companies today, and how to manage those risks.
Our keynote speaker for this series is Ritu Bhasin, President and founder of bhasin consulting inc., a global leadership and inclusion firm founded in 2010 that has worked with hundreds of world-renowned organizations and thousands of leaders across sectors to create cultural change within workplaces.
See below for a our agenda and CLE information. We hope you can join us!
Agenda (all times are central)
Thursday, July 16
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. State of Litigation: What's happening in courts today, from virtual everything to "work from home"? Is this the new normal?
Mara Cohara, Brian Dillon, Jennifer Hannah, Matt Jacober
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Diversity & Inclusion Presentation featuring Ritu Bhasin
Thursday, July 23
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Guidance for Employers on Returning to Work: Furloughs, layoffs, employee safety, and government guidelines.
Megan Anderson, Brian Woolley
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. White Collar Roundtable: Current areas and trends in enforcement.
Jean Paul Bradshaw, Marnie Fearon, Eric Yaffe
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Business Interruption Insurance Coverage: Who's got you covered?
Nancy Sher Cohen, Kim Winter
Thursday, July 30
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Health Care Litigation: What will the False Claims Act and other healthcare-related legislation look like in a post COVID-19 world?
Susan Gaertner, Greg Merz
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Legislative Update: Legislative developments in Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, and D.C. affecting businesses, including the CARES Act and PPP.
Mary Birch, Heath Clarkston, Daryn McBeth, Kurt Schaefer
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Class Actions: New cases and issues were robust pre-COVID-19, and now they are even more prevalent.
Richard Bien, Brian Fries
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Franchise Litigation: How franchisors can plan for potential disruptions related to the spread of COVID-19.
Michael Sturm, Maisa Frank
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. IP Litigation Case Update: A review of recent Supreme Court and other intellectual property cases impacting copyright, trademark, and patent law.
Erica Van Loon, Eric Sidler
CLE has been applied for in the following states:
(including one hour of implicit bias, diversity, inclusion, or cultural competency credit in applicable states)
- Megan L. Anderson
- Richard N. Bien
- Mary F. Birch
- Jean Paul Bradshaw II
- Mara H. Cohara
- Nancy Sher Cohen
- Brian Dillon
- Marnie E. Fearon
- Maisa Jean Frank
- Brian C. Fries
- Susan Gaertner
- Jennifer M. Hannah
- Matthew A. Jacober
- Daryn McBeth
- Gregory R. Merz
- Kurt U. Schaefer
- Eric D. Sidler
- Michael L. Sturm
- Erica J. Van Loon
- Kim Winter
- Brian N. Woolley
- Eric L. Yaffe