New York, NY, July 31, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lisa Cassilly, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding Whistleblower Protocols for Companies: A 2014 Perspective LIVE Webcast” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).
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About Lisa Cassilly
Lisa Cassilly concentrates on the representation of management interests with a special emphasis on litigated matters. She has defended against all types of employment claims in administrative proceedings, arbitrations and in trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Lisa has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and audits, handling SOX and other whistleblower claims and prosecuting and defending actions involving claims for breach of restrictive covenants, employee piracy, breach of fiduciary duties and trade secret misappropriation.
Lisa is the immediate past chair of the Labor & Employment Group at Alston & Bird and has been repeatedly recognized as a leading employment lawyer by Best Lawyers and Chambers USA, which reports that, “she is a seasoned business person” and "one of the top performers in her field." Super Lawyers has ranked her as among the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Georgia in seven annual rankings. She regularly appears in Georgia Trend magazine’s Legal Elite listing.
Lisa has been a featured guest on CNN, Fox News, Business Report, Forbes and Sky Radio Network. She has been quoted by BusinessWeek, CFO Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Workforce Magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and regularly provides comment to online and print publications.
About Alston & Bird LLP
Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm. The firm’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 15 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest and significant issues surrounding this topic. This Live webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues surrounding: Whistleblower Protocols for Companies in 2014.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
• The Age of the Whistleblower: The torrent of new legislation and regulations providing expansive protections for corporate whistleblowers continues unabated.
• The growing number of federal and state laws which provide whistleblower protections, and make it easier for employees to reap financial rewards, has resulted in a significant increase in both government investigations and lawsuits by employees.
• Update on key whistleblower laws and important legal trends, and address best practices for developing effective compliance and reporting programs to reduce the risk of whistleblower reports to regulators, as well as retaliation litigation.
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/