Director Summit | #MeToo, Other Workplace Behavior Issues and Pay Equity

November 13, 2018

As part of its Director Summit roundtable series, our mergers & acquisitions group is hosting a program on #MeToo, Other Workplace Behavior Issues and Pay Equity.  We are inviting industry observers to join us for a panel discussion moderated by Ropes & Gray attorneys Joan McPhee, Jim Dowden and Jeff Webb (see Attorney Profiles).

We will explore the legal and business landscape of the #MeToo era – changes in law, reputational harm and liability, crisis management and best practices – as well as challenges faced by boards of directors in light of these developments. The event will include lunch and networking.

DATE         Tuesday, November 13, 2018

TIME          11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Registration
                   12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Program

PLACE      The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse | 4269 El Camino Real | Palo Alto


In the wake of the #MeToo movement and recent developments in the legal and business landscape, directors face challenges arising from the heightened focus on issues of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment, gender pay equity and related matters.  Our program will cover key topics in these areas, including: 

  • Changes in federal and state law
  • Exposure to reputational harm, civil and criminal liability
  • Crisis management tools for corporate leaders 
  • Best practices for compliance and mitigation
  • Special concerns for directors of public companies

For more information about our mergers & acquisitions, government enforcement / white collar criminal defense and labor & employment practices, please reach out to the attorneys highlighted in the Attorney Profiles.

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