Join our annual CLE series being held the week of January 24, 2022. This series is hosted by Reed Smith’s California offices and will include educational sessions that will focus on timely topics of interest to in-house counsel and senior executives.

Speakers: Ashley B. Jordan David E. Weiss Peter J. Kennedy Mark S. Goldstein Todd O. Maiden Elizabeth S. Bowman

Event Type: CLE / CPD, Webinar

Start Date/Time:
25 January 2022, 10:30 AM PT
End Date/Time:
28 January 2022, 11:30 AM PT

Top 10 appellate advocacy moments in film

This session will survey 10 landmark U.S. appellate cases that have been adapted as popular movies - from Loving v. Virginia, to N.Y. Times v. United States, to Moritz v. Commissioner of Internal Review, argued by the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Speakers will speak to the importance of appellate law in expanding and transforming U.S. civil rights. Presentation will include entertaining clips directly from the movies that have adapted these impactful appellate cases.

California labor and employment legal updates for 2022: New legislation, COVID-19, and beyond 

Our California Labor and Employment lawyers will provide key California legislative updates and discuss issues related to returning to work safely, vaccine mandates and other COVID-19 challenges.

Fires, pandemics and other natural disasters: Avoiding costly property insurance coverage pitfalls 

Recent years have seen a record number of severe weather events, in addition to an unprecedented pandemic. Navigating the insurance claim process can be daunting even for the most sophisticated commercial policyholders. This program will provide in-house counsel with the keys to avoiding common property insurance coverage pitfalls associated with natural disaster insurance claims.

Recent developments in ethics and attorney-client privilege for in-house counsel 

The panel will examine recent decisions on these important topics and offer guidance, or at least solace, on some of the thorniest circumstances in-house counsel frequently face