|Friday, March 27, 2020
|9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Update on Impacts of Medical Marijuana on the Louisiana Workplace
A substantive discussion of legal issues and real-world impacts of medical marijuana on Louisiana businesses, along with answers to many of employers' most commonly asked questions in this burgeoning area.
|10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
FMLA News You Can Use
This presentation highlights notable developments from the Fifth Circuit and district courts on family medical leave to aid practitioners in litigating FMLA cases and advising clients.
|11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
The Intersecting Ethical Obligations of Judges and Lawyers (Ethics)
A seasoned federal judge offers observations and examines various ethical issues facing attorneys and judges in the modern legal landscape.
|1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
LGBT and Title VII: What Will the Supreme Court Do?
EEOC Supervisory Trial Attorney who litigated the Boh Bros. decision in the Fifth Circuit analyzes the LGBT cases pending before the Supreme Court, potentially leading to a landmark ruling.
|2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
ERISA 101: Basics of Employee Benefits Litigation
A primer on employee benefits litigation for the non-ERISA practitioner.
Tulio Chirinos - Proskauer Rose, LLP
Lindsey Chopin - Jackson Lewis PC
Ben Flaxenburg - Proskauer Rose, LLP
|3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
Recent Developments in Labor & Employment Law
Professor Corbett's perennial update on significant labor rulings and employment opinions from the past year takes on an exciting new format with the addition of two employment litigators, one specializing in representation of employees and the other of management.
William Corbett - LSU Law Center
Molly McDiarmid - Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Charles Stiegler - Stiegler Law Firm, LLC