Spring CLE Event

Kelley Drye Continuing Legal Education Seminar

May 5, 2010 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (EDT)

Please join us for our first full-day of complimentary CLE seminars, offering eight total CLE credits. If you are not available to attend for the entire day, you have the option to attend any single seminar of your choice. Each seminar is two hours, offering two credits, for a total of eight credits for the day’s attendance.

Session Schedule

7:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am
Employment Law 2010: A Roadmap for Protecting your Company
Receive 2.0 New York General CLE Credit Hours

This session discusses current employment issues including new theories of discrimination and legal protections you need to be aware of. Learn about the legal obligations you have to monitor employees’ use of twittering, facebook, blogging and texting--an essential component of employee oversight. The program will also focus on the significant changes to the ADA and other new legislation on the horizon, such as the Paycheck Fairness Act,” as well as the continuing challenge of wage/hour compliance and the increasing threat of class action litigation.

10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Privacy and Data Security: Strategies for Avoiding Compliance Gaps, Investigations, and Litigation
Receive 2.0 New York General CLE Credit Hours

This panel of experts including Partner Dana Rosenfeld and Associate Alysa Hutnik will address common gaps in privacy and data security compliance that are driving regulatory investigations and litigation, and strategies for how your business can avoid such scrutiny. As part of this discussion, the panel will provide an overview of key privacy and data security laws (their origination and the current landscape), the federal and state enforcers who are active in this area, and trends in related litigation.

12:30 - 2:30 pm - Lunch available during session
Legal Ethics
Receive 2.0 New York Ethics CLE Credit Hours

This program will focus on legal ethics issues of particular relevance to in-house counsel. The featured speaker is Stephen Gillers, Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. Professor Gillers has written widely on legal and judicial ethics, including law reviews and the legal and popular press. He chairs the ABA’s Joint Committee on Lawyer Regulation, which assists U.S. jurisdictions in development of the legal and judicial ethics rules. Professor Gillers practiced law in New York City before joining the NYU Law School faculty.

3:00 - 5:00 pm
Insurance Coverage You Never Knew You Had for Litigation
Receive 2.0 New York General CLE Credit Hours

This session will describe areas where insurance is available but is frequently overlooked, causing companies to miss valuable opportunities to cover defense costs, liabilities, and losses. It will discuss ways that your company can obtain insurance coverage for modern-day, high-cost cases involving financial fraud and business interruption losses, patent infringement and other forms of intellectual property liability, false advertising, quasi-criminal investigations, and various types of cyber-liability.

In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, these non-transitional continuing legal education programs are not approved for the newly admitted attorneys within the first two years of admission to the Bar.