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Greenberg Traurig Hosts 14th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

PHOENIX – Nov. 11, 2014 – Continuing its tradition of providing clients with legal updates and tips to increase an organization’s compliance with laws and regulations, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP hosted  its 14th Annual Labor and Employment Seminar Nov. 10, 2014, in Arizona. The daylong seminar, which was held at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort, was presented by Phoenix shareholders Laurent Badoux, Dana Hooper, James Nelson and Mona Stone and Philadelphia shareholders Kelly Dobbs Bunting and Robert M. Goldich.

The Greenberg Traurig shareholders presented on the following topics:

  • Legal Update: “Are you Smarter than an Employment Lawyer” Meets “GT Squares”
  • An Affordable Care Update: “The Affordable Moment of Truth
  • Employment Policies and Data Security: “Who’s Data Is It, Anyway?”
  • Whistleblower Developments: “The Joker’s Wild, Now”
  • Wage & Hour Arizona and California Litigation Trends: “The Price Isn’t Right”

Badoux, shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, concentrates his practice on domestic and international labor and employment law, with an emphasis on compensation and employee relations issues.

Dobbs Bunting, shareholder in the Philadelphia office and co-chair of the firm’s Employment Training/Compliance group, handles class and collective actions involving claims under federal and state law for wage and hour violations and misclassification.

Goldich, shareholder in the Philadelphia office, has more than 30 years of experience as a labor and employment lawyer and litigator representing employers in all aspects of labor and employee relations, including general employment counseling, employment contract negotiation, collective bargaining negotiations, labor arbitration, and the representation of employers in administrative and courtroom litigation.

Hooper, shareholder in the Phoenix office, focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, business matters and sports law.

Nelson, co-chair of the firm’s National Labor & Employment Practice’s ERISA Litigation team and chair of the Sacramento office’s Labor & Employment Practice, represents employers and ERISA plan fiduciaries in matters concerning ERISA compliance, fiduciary responsibility, collective bargaining, wage and hour, employee benefits, safety, discrimination, wrongful termination, and other labor and employment issues.

Stone, shareholder in the Phoenix office, represents both public and private entities throughout the country, ranging from small businesses to multibillion-dollar companies.