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.

Intervenants: Ashley B. Jordan David E. Weiss Peter J. Kennedy Janet H. Kwuon Mark S. Goldstein Mona A. Razani Todd O. Maiden Liza V. Craig Iveliz R. Crespo Natalie Ochoa Elizabeth S. Bowman

Type d’évènement: Formation juridique continue, Webinar

Date/heure de début
25 January 2022, 10:30 AM PT
Date/heure de fin
28 January 2022, 11:30 AM PT

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Top 10 appellate advocacy moments in film

10:30 am - 11:30 am PT

Speakers:

Ray A. Cardozo, Partner, Reed Smith, San Francisco

Elizabeth S. Bowman, Associate, Reed Smith, San Francisco

Chinelo N. Ikem, Associate, Reed Smith, San Francisco

Talford J. Thompson, Associate, Reed Smith, San Francisco

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.

This program is presumptively approved for 1.0 CLE credit in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Applications for CLE credit will be filed in Delaware, Florida, Ohio, and Virginia. Attendees who are licensed in other jurisdictions will receive a uniform certificate of attendance but Reed Smith only provides credit for the states listed. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the program to receive a certificate of attendance.

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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

Speakers: 

Jennifer C. Terry, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles

Brenda L. Rosales-Carrillo, Associate, Reed Smith, San Francisco

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.

This program is presumptively approved for 1.0 CLE credit in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Applications for CLE credit will be filed in Delaware, Florida, Ohio, and Virginia. Attendees who are licensed in other jurisdictions will receive a uniform certificate of attendance but Reed Smith only provides credit for the states listed. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the program to receive a certificate of attendance.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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

10:30 am - 11:30 am PT

Speakers:

Ashley B. Jordan, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles

David E. Weiss, Partner, Reed Smith, San Francisco

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.

This program is presumptively approved for 1.0 CLE credit in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. Applications for CLE credit will be filed in Delaware, Florida, Ohio, and Virginia. Attendees who are licensed in other jurisdictions will receive a uniform certificate of attendance but Reed Smith only provides credit for the states listed. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the program to receive a certificate of attendance.

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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PT

(Ethics CLE credit)

Speakers:

Peter J. Kennedy, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles

Janet H. Kwuon, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles

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.

This program is presumptively approved for 1.0 CLE credit in California (Competence), Connecticut (Ethics), Illinois (Mental Health/Substance Abuse), New Jersey (Ethics), New York (Ethics), Pennsylvania (Ethics), and West Virginia (Ethics). Applications will be filed in Delaware, Florida, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. Attendees who are licensed in other jurisdictions will receive a uniform certificate of attendance but Reed Smith only provides credit for the states listed. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the program to receive a certificate of attendance.