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What Men and Legal Organizations Can Do to End Discriminatory Biases against Women Attorneys

Program Number: 2625 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Join Alton B. Harris, partner in Nixon Peabody LLP, for this important program about combatting gender discrimination and increasing gender diversity in the legal profession. Mr. Harris first identifies the subtle and generally unconscious gender stereotypes that are pervasive throughout the legal profession and the biases they foster against women lawyers. He then presents a series of practical, effective steps men and the legal organizations they manage can take to combat these biases and remove the obstacles they create for women to advance in their legal careers on a basis comparable to men.

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Retaining and Using Consulting and Testifying Experts: Ethical Considerations for Attorneys

Program Number: 2624 Presenter: William F. Dolan, Esq., Irene Savanis Fiorentinos, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Experts are used in most cases that go to trial. The retention of a consulting or testifying expert and the presentation of expert testimony at trial, however, present a host of ethical issues that many lawyers fail to consider. Join Irene Fiorentinos and Bill Dolan as they analyze the relevant rules of professionalism and conflicts and discuss the real world ethical issues and dilemmas that an attorney faces when navigating the selection and retention of experts and the presentation of expert testimony. Ethics authorities covered include, for example: the lawyer's threshold ethical duties of competence under Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 and what it means when retaining an expert; the standards of care associated with expert selection; the identification and avoidance of conflicts when hiring experts; the interplay

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The California Challenge for Corporate Counsel: Managing Leaves of Absences, Accommodations and the Interactive Process

Program Number: 2623 Presenter: Ann Kotlarski, Esq., Payne & Fears LLP

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** California is unique in providing numerous protected leaves of absence to employees that far exceed the federal leave laws, and it is easy for an employer to run afoul of the many, varied state and federal legal requirements concerning leaves of absence, accommodations, and the interactive process. In addition to the FMLA and ADA, California has its own requirements for accommodations under the Fair Employment Housing Act and for taking medical leave under the California Family Rights Act and the Pregnancy Disability Leave Act. There are also a myriad of non-medical leaves of absence for employers to manage, such as Domestic Abuse Leave, School Activities Leave, Volunteer Firefighter’s Training Leave and Victims of Crime Leave. And this year California has introduced the Paid Sick Leave law. The

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Breaking Through Bias 2016: Gender Stereotypes in the Legal Profession

Program Number: 2622 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq., Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

Join Andrea S. Kramer, partner in McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Alton B. Harris, partner in Nixon Peabody LLP, for this important program based on their forthcoming book, Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work (Bibliomotion 2016). When lawyers understand gender stereotypes and the biases that flow from them they are able to effectively combat gender discrimination and improve gender diversity in the legal profession. In this program, Ms. Kramer and Mr. Harris provide women lawyers with advice and techniques they can use to avoid or overcome gender bias. They also provide male lawyers with the information and insights they need to recognize the often subtle and unconscious gender biases that exist in their profession so they can effectively assist women in advancing in their legal careers.

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Drone Law Update: from New Registration Rules to Recent Regulatory Developments

Program Number: 2621 Presenter: Shalem A. Massey, Esq.

New FAA registration rules governing drones became effective on December 21, 2015. Join us for this program covering the details and practical application of the new drone registration rules. Topics include: • what is and what is not a drone under the regulations; • overview of the FAA’s classification and terminology and where hobby use ends and commercial use begins; and • practical advice for attorneys counseling drone owners, including discussion of compliance and best practices with an emphasis on understanding the legal requirements from both the state and federal perspectives.

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Developments in Cyber Insurance for In-House Lawyers: Are You Getting the Coverage You Expect?

Program Number: 2614 Presenter: David A. Zetoony, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Five years ago only a minority of companies had cyber insurance. With high profile breaches insurance has quickly become the standard, and not the exception, but a cyber insurance policy is far from standardized. Bryan Cave’s David Zetoony discusses how in-house counsel should read cyber insurance policies to make sure that their clients receive the coverage that they expect.

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An In-House Attorney’s Guide to Creating an Effective Privacy Policy

Program Number: 2613 Presenter: Christopher M. Achatz, Esq., David A. Zetoony, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Almost every company now has an online presence and, with it, an online privacy policy. While privacy policies are not new, attorneys need to keep current with the laws and regulations and to draft the policies effectively so that consumers can understand them. David Zetoony and Christopher Achatz, Bryan Cave LLP, discuss the legal issues involved with drafting privacy policies and explore best practices on how to create effective policies.

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Cyber Extortion: What are the Laws that Protect against It and How Should Lawyers Respond?

Program Number: 2612 Presenter: Mary Beth Buchanan, Esq., David A. Zetoony, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** While extortion is not a new concept, in the digital world, it is taking on a new dimension. Individuals, companies, organized crime, and even terrorist groups are increasingly threatening cyber-attacks, public disclosure of personal information, or reporting security vulnerabilities to regulators if companies do not accede to their demands. Join Bryan Cave LLP’s Mary Beth Buchanan and David Zetoony as they: • discuss different types of cyber-extortion, • describe the interaction between criminal laws preventing extortion and the data security laws, and

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What In-House Lawyers Should Know about the Legal Risks of Identity Theft and the Role of Credit Monitoring Services

Program Number: 2611 Presenter: David A. Zetoony, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** Following a data security breach many companies assuage consumer fears by offering credit monitoring, ID restoration services, or ID theft insurance. Many in-house counsel misunderstand the legal risks of identity theft and the role that credit monitoring products play in protecting consumers from harm when such theft occurs. David Zetoony, Bryan Cave LLP, discusses ID theft risks and the legal issues that in-house counsel need to consider when selecting a credit monitoring service.

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mCommerce: A Guide to Legal Issues in the Evolving Mobile Landscape

Program Number: 2610 Presenter: Courtney K. Stout, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** The days of swiping a credit card on a card reader are over. Companies are increasingly exploring new and creative ways to allow their customers to pay for items using smartphones, computers, and mobile technologies. Bryan Cave LLP’s Courtney Stout discusses the legal, regulatory and industry privacy and data security issues that arise when developing, deploying, or utilizing the latest mobile commerce solutions.

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