New York, NY, May 22, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Paul Kehoe of Seyfarth Shaw LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Understanding and Responding to EEOC Charges LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Friday, June 6, 2014 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).
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About Paul Kehoe
Mr. Kehoe is Senior Counsel in Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington D.C. office. Prior to rejoining Seyfarth in September 2013, he served as an Attorney Advisor to the Honorable Victoria A. Lipnic, Commissioner at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, for almost three and a half years.
While at the EEOC, Mr. Kehoe provided legal counsel to Commissioner Lipnic regarding all policy matters confronting the Commission, including final regulations and enforcement guidance documents, and regarding all aspects of agency business such as Commission-initiated litigation, systemic litigation, requests for approval to file amicus briefs by the Office of General Counsel, subpoena determinations, and field activities. He negotiated and drafted regulatory text for the final regulations under the ADAAA, GINA, and the ADEA, and the Commission’s Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Criminal Conviction Decisions under Title VII.
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP has more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney offering a national platform and an international gateway to serve the changing business and legal needs in employment, litigation, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. Recognized by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service among the 2013 BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-team and named among the Most Innovative Law Firms of 2013 by the Financial Times in its U.S. Innovative Lawyers 2013 report for the third consecutive year. For more details, please visit: http://seyfarth.com/
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) is a bi-partisan body of five members, appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate, who act as the enforcer of employment anti-discrimination laws and chief promoter of equal employment opportunity in the US.
In this webinar, leading practitioners and experts in management, employment, labor, and law will help attendees understand the charges, consequences, and responses required when facing charges levied by the EEOC – from the time a notice is received to the process of litigation. Specifically the issues being addressed include:
- Interpreting EEOC Charges — Charge Categorization
- EEOC Priority Analysis
- Responding to Requests for Information & Subpoenas; and/or Strategic Enforcement Goals
- Responding to the charges – Drafting a Response
1. Preliminary Response
2. Internal Investigation
3. Prepare Position Statement
- Settle or Mediate – Advantages and Disadvantages
- Federal vs state agencies approach
- Preparing witnesses and onsite interviews in investigations
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/