[Virtual Event] State of Litigation – Part 1

June 9th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CT
Lathrop GPM

Lathrop GPM

June 9th, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT

Please join Lathrop GPM for our annual State of Litigation event, being held virtually for the second year. This free, three-part webinar series will explore the latest trends in litigation, risks facing companies today, and how to manage those risks.

PFAS Environmental and Insurance Considerations: What You Need to Know
Ally Cunningham, Sarah Lintecum, Matt Walker

Avoiding Employment Litigation in the Next Phase of Pandemic Response
Megan Anderson, Neil Goldsmith

The Mansfield Rule and Other Ways Legal Departments Can Collaborate with Outside Counsel on DE&I Initiatives
Lisa Kirby, Chief Intelligence & Knowledge Sharing Officer at Diversity Lab, will discuss how the Mansfield Rule initiative is helping law firms to increase their recruitment and retention of diverse attorneys. Lisa will also share insights into the history and evolution of the relationship between law firms and legal departments and how it has impacted diversity in the legal profession. Immediately following her presentation, Lisa will participate in a panel discussion with Lathrop GPM partner Justin Sallis, Vanessa Sims (Senior Vice President, Executive Director – Inclusion and Diversity at UMB Financial Corporation), and Stephanie Grise (Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at U.S. Bank) on practical ways to implement DE&I initiatives at your company. The panel discussion will be moderated by Lathrop GPM’s Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Vanessa Vaughn West.

*Eligible for one hour of Diversity Equity & Inclusion credit

For questions about CLE, contact Allison Bristow at allison.bristow@lathropgpm.com

For other questions about the event, contact Sara Larison at sara.larison@lathropgpm.com

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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