Our shareholder, Martina B. Sherman, will be presenting with a line-up of employment law experts at the Federal Law Association (FBA) Chicago Chapter Ninth Annual Employment Law Seminar.

The panelists include members from the judiciary, academia, government, in-house counsel, and private practice. The esteemed panel will discuss the landscape of federal laws and regulations.

They will cover topics such as:

  • Employee benefits
  • Changing legal standards in discrimination cases
  • Judges-specific topics

The virtual seminar schedule will be a follows:

Part I: Monday, January 10, 2022:  12:00-2:00 pm

  • COVID-19 Update – 12:00 – 1:00 PM
  • Employee Benefits Issues for Non-Benefits Lawyers (Ms. Sherman will be a member on this Panel) — 1:00 – 2:00 PM

 Part II: Tuesday, January 11, 2022: 12:00-2:00 pm

  • Changing Legal Standards in Discrimination Cases – 12:00 – 1:00 PM
  • Judges Panel – 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Getting a ticket to the program will give you access to four panels and everyone will receive CLE credit.

FBA Members – General: $60 – FBAMEMBER1There are different pricing discount code options available according to FBA membership status as follows:

  • FBA Members – Gov’t Employees and YLD: $40 – FBAMEMBER2
  • Nonmembers –  Gov’t Employees and YLD: $100 – NONMEMBER
  • Law Students: $40 – STUDENT
  • Nonmembers – General: $120 – n/a

Please visit the Seminar Registration page to review pricing and register.  We hope to see you there.

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