As a result of the #MeToo Movement Era, it seems that that there has been an uptick in complaints of alleged sexual harassment in for-profit and non-profit companies. Thus, it is now more important than ever that companies and other organizations proactively deal with sexual harassment allegations. Thus companies must:
- Promptly investigate the allegations;
- Thoroughly protect the victims against retaliation;
- Take proper action when wrongful conduct is found; and
- Take steps to try and prevent future harassment
Our panel of experts will discuss best practices in regard to how to effectively deal with sexual harassment allegations and plan to avoid subsequent problems. This is one program that attorneys cannot afford to miss!!!!
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s In House/Outside Counsel Committee
Program Chair & Moderator: Richard B. Friedman, Richard Friedman PLLC
Faculty: Jessie Cardinale, Employee Relations Consultant, Corporate Operations Group, Macquarie Group; William Dahill, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Loren Gesinsky, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Mara B. Levin, Herrick Feinstein LLP; Robert P. Lewis, Baker McKenzie; Jon D. Drucker, Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary, Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.