The First 100 Days of the Obama Administration

Managing large and small workforces against the backdrop of a challenging economy and a new presidential administration has raised several areas of concern within management-side, labor and employment circles. Please join our panel comprised of experienced Sheppard Mullin labor attorneys and in-house employment counsel for a discussion on how the labor and employment law landscape has changed through the first 100 days of the Obama administration.

Thursday, May 21, 2009
Registration: 4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Program: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

W New York
541 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(3 blocks from Grand Central)
Click here for directions

This 1.5 hour complimentary seminar will be presented by: 

Our program will feature informative discussions on, among other topics:

  • Labor and employment cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and legislative updates; 
  • Executive compensation restrictions under the Troubled Assets Relief Program ("TARP") and other challenges to covered employers under the American Recovery Reinvestment Act of 2009 (also called the Stimulus Act); 
  • How to avoid layoffs and alternatives to workforce reductions; 
  • Managing fair employment practices in the wake of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act; and
  • An update on the Employee Free Choice Act and what employers should be doing now to prepare for the potential changes to longstanding labor laws

Questions? Contact Meredith Greisman at  or (212) 332-3838.