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Event Date Tue Jan 26 EST - Thu Jan 28 EST (9 months ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region Americas

Gain strategic guidance for tackling the newest, highest stakes challenges affecting litigation and claims outcomes.

ACI’s EPLI conference returns in an interactive, virtual conference room! This yearly conference is the one-stop, must-attend meeting place for outside practitioners, in-house counsel and insurance executives to discuss the newest, most effective defense strategies, and emerging trends.

Here’s a glimpse of what’s new and exciting for 2021:

• Employers and Outside Counsel Discuss what to Flag Now before It’s too Late: Revisiting Your Post-Election, 2021 Risk Management Strategy and the Path Forward
• Race, Gender and LGBTQ Discrimination Claims in Practice: Expert Practitioners Discuss New, Evolving and Surprising Trends, Developments and Risk Factors
• Political Speech in the Workplace: What New, Evolving Legal Trends and EPLI Coverage Mean for Employers Moving Forward
• EPLI, Wage & Hour Claims and PAGA Actions: Answering the Big, High Stakes Questions Coming Across Your Desk-and the Finer Points of Crafting Your Defense
• Cyber Security, IP and Proprietary Risks and their Interplay with Remote Work and Employee Monitoring
• Uptick in Sexual Harassment Claims: Practitioners Discuss the Finer Points of Investigations, Rising Settlements, Employee Training and What Is on the Horizon for 2021
• Pay Equity Claims: New, Evolving Trends Affecting Claims, Defense Strategies and Wage Disparities
• Restrictive Covenants & Other Types of Subjects Are Still Important as a Result of Working from Home: The Newest Grey Areas of Non-Competes and Enforceability – Have The Goalposts Moved again?


2021 Speakers


Mercedes Colwin
Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

Darrell S. Gay
Partner, Arent Fox

Jonathan Kurens, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Marsh USA Inc.


Dove A. E. Burns
Partner, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Charlotte A. Burrows
Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Stacey A. Campbell
Shareholder, Campbell Litigation, P.C.

Andrez Carberry
Head of Global Talent Supply and Diversity and Inclusion, John Deere

Kenneth P. Carlson, Jr.
Partner, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Raymond Cashman, Esq., CPCU
Director, Management Liability and Specialty Claims, Nationwide

Joseph J. Centeno
Shareholder, Co-Chair, Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Section, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney

Kevin Chapman
Associate General Counsel, News Corp, Dow Jones & Company

Steve Chariyasatit
Director & Associate General Counsel. Employment, Instacart

Rachel Cowen
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Louis P. DiLorenzo
Member, Bond, Schoeneck & King Attorneys

Heather Fox
General Counsel, ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC

Keisha-Ann G. Gray
Partner, Proskauer

John W. Hamlin, Esq.
Chief Counsel, Employment, Benefits and Governance, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Michael Homans
Partner, HomansPeck, LLC

Jane Howard-Martin
Vice President, Labour & Employment/Plant Support, Toyota

John Iino
Director, Chief Diversity Officer, Reed Smith LLP

Barbara L. Johnson, Esq.
Founder, BLJohnsonLaw PLLC

Jonathan Kurens, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Marsh USA Inc

Gary T. Lafayette
Partner, Lafayette & Kumagai LLP

Laura R. Lapidus, Esq.
Risk Control Director, Management Liability and Financial Institutions, CNA

Chris Lavelle, CPCU, RPLU
Second Vice President/EPL National Practice Leader, USLI

Joseph J. Lazzarotti
Principal, Jackson Lewis P.C

Angela J. Lee
Associate Director – Claims Advocate, FINEX Claims & Legal Group

Phillip R. Maltin
Litigation Partner and Chair of the Commercial & Employment Risk Control Department, Raines Feldman LLP

Michele C. Meyer-Shipp
Chief People & Culture Officer, Major League Baseball

Rondiene Novitz, Esq.
Managing Partner, Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet, LLP

Camille Olson
Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Teri E. Robins, JD, MBA
Owner, TR Law Offices LLC

Andrew W. Russell
Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

KeyAnna Schmiedl
Global Head of Culture & Inclusion, Wayfair

Molly T. Senger
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Oris Stuart
EVP, Chief People & Inclusion Officer, National Basketball Association

Kim Vance
Shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Philip I. Weis
Director & Senior Employment Counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation

Christopher Williams
2nd Vice President, Employment Practices Liability Product Manager, Travelers

Brent Wilson
Attorney, Elarbee, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson LLP

Scott J. Witlin
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Tope Yusuf
Vice President, Employment, NBC Universal

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsor

• Gordon & Rees