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HR Network 2018 – Bay Area

Hyatt Regency SFO – 1333 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA

Please join lawyers from Cooley’s employment & labor and compensation & benefits groups for HR Network – a seminar featuring practical solutions for human resources challenges in a dynamic employment environment.


8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 am Program Overview
9:00 am Legal Update: Latest Developments in Employment, Compensation and Benefits Law
11:00 am Break
11:15 am #MeToo Impact – What's Happened? What's Next?
12:15 pm Buffet Lunch
12:45 pm Lunch Presentation
Jerks, Bullies and Bad Work Cultures:  Dealing Successfully with Toxic People and Cultures
1:15 pm Break
1:30 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Successfully Using Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration to Resolve Employment Disputes
  • Navigating Leaves of Absence
  • What Are My Options When Options Aren’t an Option? Alternatives to Standard Stock Options and When to Consider Them
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Breakout Sessions
  • Independent Contractor Classification Under the New Rules
  • Pay Equity: Best Practices for Recruiting and Compensation
  • The International Angle: Dealing with Employee Data and Other Issues When Hiring and Incentivizing Outside the US
4:15 pm Program Ends

Who should attend

  • Human resources executives, directors and managers
  • General counsel/in-house counsel
  • Finance executives
  • CEOs/CFOs/COOs

This is an invitation only event, and there is no charge to attend. For more information, please contact Laura Miller.


This activity will provide SHRM CPE credit in the amount of 5.0 hours General and 1.0 hour Ethics. Cooley LLP is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits for the SHRM-CP or SHRM SCP.

This activity has been submitted for approval for 5.0 hours HR General and 1.0 hour HR Ethics recertification credit hour toward California, GPHR, PHRi, SPHRi, PHR and SPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

This activity will provide California MCLE credit in the amount of 5.0 hours General and 1.0 hour Elimination of Bias. Cooley LLP is a MCLE Approved Activity Provider by the State of California.

This activity will provide New York CLE credit in the amount of 5.5 hours Professional Practice (transitional) and 1.0 hour of Diversity Inclusion (non- transitional). Cooley LLP is an Accredited Provider by the New York CLE Board.

CLE credit in additional jurisdictions may be available upon request.

Related Contacts
Selin Akkan Associate, Palo Alto
Frederick Baron Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
Ann Bevitt Partner, London
Wendy Brenner Partner, Palo Alto
Leslie Cancel Special Counsel, San Francisco
Renee Deming Retired Partner, Palo Alto
Michelle Galloway Of Counsel, Palo Alto
Paula Holland Partner, London
Helen Luu Associate, Palo Alto
Teresa Maestrelli Associate, San Francisco
Joshua Mates Partner, San Francisco
Laura McDaniels Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Julia Olivier Associate, San Francisco
Lisette Sell Special Counsel, San Francisco
Gregory Tenhoff Partner, Palo Alto
Laura Terlouw Associate, San Francisco
Lois Voelz Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
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