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Money at Work -- the Gender Pay Gap: Effective Strategies in the #MeToo Era (04/30/2020)

Program Number: 3076 Presenter: Kathleen Caminiti, Esq., Cheryl Pinarchick, Esq.

The topic of harassment, and sexual harassment in particular, has become an increasing concern for employers – not only in regard to their own personal behavior but also regarding the overall reputation of their organization as a harassment-free workplace. The #MeToo movement has heightened awareness of gender and power issues. However, an unintended consequence of the #MeToo movement had been risk of segregation of women professionals, a phenomenon that ultimately can lead to the denial of advancement opportunities and pay disparity. The purpose of this webinar is to educate employers about the existence of discriminatory compensation practices in the workplace and to think strategically about legal compliance and pay equality. We will explore the ramifications of gender segregation in the #MeToo era, provide an overview of current pay equity laws, and offer practical advice on how to identify and address implicit bias that can lead to potential gender discrimination and pay

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In Bostock's Wake: Advising Employers on the Supreme Court’s Recent LGBT Ruling and Related Workplace Issues (11/20/2020)

Program Number: 30250 Presenter: Christine Green, Esq.

This 1-hour CLE program for lawyers will cover the Supreme Court’s Recent decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, which clarified that Title VII’s prohibition against sex discrimination includes discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. On the agenda: the Bostock decision; the new rule; a new causation standard; implications for employers; what employers can expect; advice and training for employers; and future questions and issues.

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Communication Techniques to Overcome Gender Bias in the Legal Profession (12/01/2020)

Program Number: 30242 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq., Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

Andie Kramer and Alton B. Harris, authors of Breaking Through Bias (Second Edition) and It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace, discuss the nature and extent of the achievement disparity between female and male lawyers, and why and how gender stereotypes and the biases that flow from them cause this disparity by preventing women from advancing in their legal careers as far and as fast as men. Andie and Al provide lawyers with specific insights and communication techniques they can use to avoid or overcome these often subtle and unconscious gender biases in their legal practices. The program includes a discussion of the relevance of ABA’s Model Rule 8.4(g), ABA Resolutions 10A, 108D, 300, 302, and ABA’s Mission Statement. I. Understand the pervasive nature of gender stereotypes with respect to women, men, families, work, and leadership II. Recognize how these gender stereotypes result in discriminatory biases that operate to

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Making History & Moving Forward: What Bostock Means for You, Your Company, and Inclusiveness in the Workplace (07/13/2020)

Program Number: 30188 Presenter: Ashley R. Lynam, Esq.

Ashley R. Lynam, Esq. will present on the monumental and historic decision of Bostock v. Clayton County in which the Supreme Court held that an employer who fires an individual for being homosexual or transgender violates Title VII. The presentation will explore the significance of the decision itself, explain its ruling and application to businesses nationwide, and explore best practices to prepare for necessary policy, practice and training changes required to create a safe, inclusive and compliant workplace. The presentation will explore the problem of pre-textual firings and prepare counsel, company and carriers for how best to protect both their businesses and workforces.


Changing Legal Standards for Bringing Gender-Based Pay Disparity Claims in the Second Circuit (05/19/2020)

Program Number: 30106 Presenter: Christopher R. Dyess, Esq.

This program discusses the standard for bringing gender-based pay disparity claims under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII. The program will provide basic background information including a review of the purposes of, the similarities and differences between and the remedies available under both laws. We will then review prior New York federal district and appellate court rulings discussing the legal standards for making a prima facie case of discrimination under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII. Specifically, we will discuss how prior to a Second Circuit decision in late 2019 clarified the law, New York federal courts were conflating the legal standards for bringing a Title VII claim with an Equal Pay Act claim. Further, we will discuss how by conflating these standards, courts left certain claimants with otherwise legitimate gender-based pay disparity claims with no legal remedy. Finally, we will review the Second Circuit’s December 2019 decision in

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Improving Women's Working Relationships With Other Women in the Legal Profession (06/11/2019)

Program Number: 2962 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq., Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

Andie Kramer, partner in an international law firm, and Alton B. Harris, partner (retired) at Nixon Peabody LLP, discuss the complicated dynamics of women’s working relationships with other women. Women, men, and organizations often believe that there is something problematic, even dysfunctional, about these relationships. While men’s working relationships with other men are seen as the baseline for healthy same-sex business relationships, women’s relationships with other women are often seen as disruptive to their organizations and hurtful to their career advancement. Andie and Al identify and review the underlying reasons for real or perceived women-to-women conflict at work and provide pragmatic advice on how to overcome and avoid such unproductive conflicts. They then provide women, men, and organizations with tools to develop stronger networks that foster women’s career success and creating a more supportive and satisfying work environment. The program includes a discussion of the relevance

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Making Real Progress Towards Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (05/14/2019)

Program Number: 2961 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq.

Alton B. Harris, partner (retired) at Nixon Peabody LLP, discusses the nature and extent of the achievement disparity between female and other minority lawyers and white male lawyers. They also review why and how stereotypes and the biases that flow from them cause this disparity by preventing women and minorities from advancing in their legal careers as far and as fast as men. They then provide women, men, and organizations with specific insights and communication techniques they can use to avoid or overcome these often subtle and unconscious biases. The program includes a discussion of the relevance of ABA’s Model Rule 8.4(g) and various ABA Resolutions.

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Ethics-Attorney Client Privilege for In-House Counsel (02/12/2019)

Program Number: 2948 Presenter: Carole Buckner, Esq.

The program will cover important considerations regarding the duty of confidentiality, the attorney client privilege and work product doctrine, from the perspective of the in-house lawyer, including operating in dual roles involving both business and legal advice. We will also touch upon privilege in international communications and differences in privilege and confidentiality between states, and between state and federal jurisdictions. Finally, we will address email practices in light of the above.

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Making Real Progress Towards Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (07/24/2019)

Program Number: 29109 Presenter: Alton (Al) B. Harris, Esq., Andrea S. Kramer, Esq.

Andie Kramer, partner at McDermott Will & Emery, and Alton B. Harris, partner (retired) at Nixon Peabody LLP, discuss the nature and extent of the achievement disparity between female and other minority lawyers and white male lawyers. They also review why and how stereotypes and the biases that flow from them cause this disparity by preventing women and minorities from advancing in their legal careers as far and as fast as men. They then provide women, men, and organizations with specific insights and communication techniques they can use to avoid or overcome these often subtle and unconscious biases. The program includes a discussion of the relevance of ABA’s Model Rule 8.4(g) and various ABA Resolutions.

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What It Takes to be a Trial Lawyer If You’re Not a Man: The Ethical, Professional, and Personal Costs of Confronting Gender Bias in the Courtroom (10/30/2019)

Program Number: 2906 Presenter: Lara Bazelon

Today, women make up more than one half of all law school graduates. Yet they remain dramatically underrepresented at the top echelons of the profession. Two thirds of state and federal judges are men, as are 83 percent of elected prosecutors; less than one percent are women of color. In the majority of law firms, large and small, women make up only a fraction of the powerful inner circle: partners who bring in clients, lead litigation teams, and sit on powerful management and compensation committees. In the coveted position of first chair at trial, the number of women shrinks further. In this MCLE, law professor and trial lawyer Lara Bazelon explores the systemic gender bias exhibited by judges, opposing counsel, jurors, or the clients themselves that impedes women’s advancement in the courtroom. She discusses the "double bind" that ensnares women who must be strong without coming across as strident and

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