In-House Think Tanks on Employment Discrimination

September 26, 2017 8:15am

PANEL 1 8:15 – 9:25
PANEL 2 9:25 – 10:35
Lawrence Dietrich Vice President & Operating Unit Counsel Coca-Cola Refreshments
Joel Barras Senior Vice President & Managing Counsel Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Stella Dulanya Attorney Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association
John Forgach Assistant General Counsel W. R. Grace & Co.
Courtney L. Anderson Department Head, Human Resources BMW of North America
E. Jewelle Johnson Senior Counsel and Chief Employment Counsel Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
Cheryl M. Plambeck Director, Senior Counsel–Litigation Natixis North America LLC
J. Victor Waye Vice President and Associate General Counsel-Legal Sodexo Inc.
Raphael Lee Associate General Counsel–Employment & Labor Law S&P Global
Yvette Politis Associate General Counsel RELX Group
PANEL 1 MODERATOR: Jessica Golden Cortes Davis & Gilbert LLP
PANEL 2 MODERATOR: Ryan H. Vann Baker & McKenzie LLP
  In-house counsel provide key insights on:
  • New and emerging areas of risk in the employment discrimination landscape
  • How they manage their company’s expectations with respect to discrimination suits
  • Formulating and adapting your employment discrimination policies in the face of uncertainty caused by the new administration
  • First-hand accounts of compliance strategies and pitfalls to avoid
  • What in-house can do to make their clients less of a target
  • Strategies for responding to enforcement initiatives and EEOC litigation
  • Selecting and retaining outside counsel; examples of law firms succeeding and falling short
  • Managing complex litigation