New York City Chapter Meeting - Sexual Harassment #MeToo

  • 26 Apr 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
  • Robert Half Legal 125 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor (Entrance on 42nd Street) New York, NY 10017

For Women in eDiscovery’s April monthly meeting, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will be hosting a presentation on “Sexual Harassment Claims & the #MeToo Movement: Responsibility Within Professional Work Environments and Litigation.”

This interactive panel discussion will be centered around policy and training to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace, as well as both the plaintiff and defense perspectives on the new legislative developments and the #MeToo Movement.

Our featured panelists will be:

Kimberly Altschul Straker, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Robert T. Szyba, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Nila Merola, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Sara Wyn Kane, Valli Kane & Vagnini LLP

The discussion will include:

Implementing policies and communication that encourage and lead to clearer reporting and increased bystander support

Facilitating manager and employee training to increase accountability

Better monitoring of workplace behavior

Policies relating to “consensual dating” and “love contracts”

Recent legislative developments and litigation

Members who are interested in inviting their organization’s Human Resources Manager to the discussion should email and request an invite.

Women in eDiscovery’s New York City Chapter board elections will also take place during our April presentation as detailed in a prior membership email. If a member did not receive this information, then please email so we can resend directly. Our nomination deadline is April 13th.

This event will take place on Thursday, April 26th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.

11:30 am: Lunch & Networking

12:00 pm: Sponsorship Recognition and Women in eDiscovery Board Elections

12:30 pm: Presentation

Our space sponsor for this event is Robert Half Legal.

Our lunch sponsor for this event is DivergentLS.

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