The American University Labor & Employment Law Forum is proud to announce a unique program on Current Trends & Challenges in Employee Benefits Law. This program will focus on the changing landscape of employee benefits, and how these changes affect everyday workers. The panels include a discussion about administrative law aspects of employee benefits, and a panel on job opportunities in this field. A reception will follow. Please see below for registration details.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
4:00 pm – 8:15 pm, followed by reception
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Room 603, Washington, DC 20016
4:00-5:30 pm Current Trends and Upcoming Challenges in Employee Benefits
A panel discussion regarding recent regulatory activity regarding fiduciary standards, fee disclosure, more effective disclosure to participants, governmental plans, etc.
Moderator: Nancy Abramowitz & Andrew Pike, Washington College of Law
Panelists: Hon. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary of Labor, EBSA (Invited)
Hon. Joshua Gotbaum, Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Melanie Nussdorf, Esq., Steptoe & Johnson
Mary Ellen Signorille, Esq., AARP Foundation Litigation
Ruth Wimer, Esq., Ernst & Young (Retired)
5:45-7:15 pm Opportunities in the Employee Benefits Field
Moderator: Tammy Killion, Associate, Groom Law Group
Panelists: Lou Mazawey, Principal, Groom Law Group
Melissa Moore, Attorney, Plan Benefits Security Division, U.S. Dep’t of Labor
Tearyn Loving, Of Counsel, Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC
Vivian Turner, Associate, Groom Law Group
7:15 -8:15 pm Reception Hosted By the Groom Law Group
Registration is free, but required – please register here.
CLE Accreditation will be applied for (2 credits) – registration will be $55.
For further information, contact: Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education, 202.274.4075 or firstname.lastname@example.org.