Speeches & Seminars

The following are upcoming and recent speeches and seminars:

Andrea O’Brien and Vi Nguyen co-presented “Hot Topics in Employee Benefits: What Every HR Professional Should Know for 2016” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing in our Richmond office on April 27, 2016.

Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Social Media Policies in the Workplace: Drafting Tips” at a D.C. Bar CLE event on April 19, 2016.

On April 13, 2016, Andrea O’Brien and Vi Nguyen co-presented “Hot Topics in Employee Benefits: What Every HR Professional Should Know for 2016” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing in our Tysons Corner office.

Micah Ticatch co-presented “Getting the Most Out of Interrogatories, Request for Production of Documents & Requests for Admission” at a D.C. Bar CLE event on March 21, 2016.

On November 9, 2015, Micah Ticatch co-presented “Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Effective December 2015” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Mark Dare and Eddie Isler co-presented “35 Questions About Employment Law Every Practitioner Should Know” at a Virginia CLE webinar in Charlottesville, Virginia on October 9, 2015.

Eddie Isler and Micah Ticatch presented “The End of the Road: Current Issues with Severance Agreements” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing on June 17, 2015.

On May 13, 2015, Steve Ray, Mark Papadopoulos, and Amy Smith presented “Pay Now or Pay Later: Ensuring Comprehensive Wage and Hour Compliance” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing.

Andrea O’Brien, Vi Nguyen, and Matthew Craig presented “Responding to the Affordable Care Act: Steps for 2016 and Beyond” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing on April 22, 2015.  Click here for a copy of the presentation.

Eddie Isler co-presented “The End of the Road: Current Issues with Severance Agreements, Settlements, and Offers of Judgment” at the Virginia CLE 24th Annual Employment Law Update in Fairfax, Virginia on May 7, 2015 and Richmond, Virginia on May 14, 2015.  For more information, go to www.vacle.org.

On March 24, 2015, Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Drafting Effective Social Media Policies for the Workplace” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

On January 15, 2015, Mark Papadopoulos co-presented a Virginia CLE event titled “Nuts and Bolts of FLSA Compliance and Litigation.  For more information, go to www.vacle.org.

On September 30, 2014, Eddie Isler co-presented “Covenants Not To Compete in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.  For more information, go to www.dcbar.org.

Eddie Isler co-presented the annual review of recent developments in labor and employment law at the Virginia Bar Association’s 44th Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland on September 11-13, 2014.  For more information, go to www.vba.org.

On August 27, 2014, Mark Papadopoulos co-presented “Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Hour Claims Under the FLSA” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Eddie Isler and Lori Turner presented “Effective Performance Documentation” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing on June 4, 2014.

On May 22, 2014, Eddie Isler and Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Trying to Keep Up with the Laws Pertaining to Employee Use of Social Media & Avoiding Litigation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act” at a WashingtonExec Strategic Human Capital Council event.

Mark Dare and Michelle Radcliffe presented “Creating and Implementing Cutting-Edge Employee Policies and Handbooks” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing on May 21, 2014.

On May 12, 2014, Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Drafting Employee Handbooks (Including Social Media Policies)” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Andrea O’Brien and Vi Nguyen presented “Key Benefit Trends for 2014: What Every HR Professional Should Know” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefing on April 30, 2014.  Click here for a copy of the presentation.

On March 17, 2014, Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Drafting Employee Handbooks (Including Social Media Policies)” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Andrea O’Brien presented “Key Benefit Trends for 2014: What Every HR Professional Should Know” at Society for Human Resource Management’s Chapter Meeting for Prince William, Fauquier, and Culpeper on March 5, 2014.

Eddie Isler co-presented “Networking and Client Development” at the Virginia CLE’S Backpack to Briefcase: The New Virginia Lawyer 2013 on November 19, 2013.

Eddie Isler co-presented the annual review of recent developments in labor and employment law at the Virginia Bar Association’s 43rd Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law, at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel in Virginia Beach on October 24-26, 2013.  For more information, go to www.vba.org.

On August 29, 2013, Mark Papadopoulos co-presented “Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Hour Claims Under the FLSA” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Andrea O’Brien and Vi Nguyen presented “Hot Topics in Employee Benefits:  What Every HR Professional Should Know For 2013” at the IslerDare Breakfast Briefings on April 17 and 25, 2013.  Click here for a copy of the presentation.  Additional materials included a Benefits Compliance Calendar.

Andrea O’Brien presented “Hot Topics in Employee Benefits: What Every HR Professional Should Know About Benefit Plans in 2013” at Society for Human Resource Management’s Chapter Meeting for Prince William, Fauquier, and Culpeper on March 13, 2013.

On February 27, 2013, Andrea O’Brien presented “The Top 10 Legal Trends Affecting Benefit Plans in 2013: What Every HR Professional Should Know” at the 2013 Compensation & Benefits Summit Conference hosted by Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area.

Eddie Isler co-presented the annual review of recent developments in labor and employment law at the Virginia Bar Association’s 42nd Annual Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law, at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia on September 20-22, 2012.  For more information, go to www.vba.org.

Mark Papadopoulos co-presented “Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Overtime Claims Under the FLSA” at a D.C. Bar CLE event on September 24, 2012.

On May 10 and June 19, 2012, Andrea O’Brien co-presented “401(k) / 403(b) Fiduciary Responsibilities – The Rest of the Story” at a 401(k) / 403(b) Plan Fiduciary Responsibilities Workshop hosted by Mercer.  Click here for a copy of her presentation.

Mark Papadopoulos was a panelist on the “Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot” panel discussing thorny in-house employment issues at the National Employment Council 17th Annual Conference on April 18, 2012.

On November 17, 2011, Andrea O’Brien co-presented “Strategies for Plan Fiduciaries Amidst Market Volatility” at a 401(k) / 403(b) Plan Fiduciary Best Practices Workshop hosted by Mercer. Click here for a copy of her presentation.

On October 3, 2011, Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Drafting Employee Handbooks in the District of Columbia” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

Mark Dare participated in a presentation to members of the Fairfax Bar Association on September 26, 2011 on recovery of attorneys’ fees from the opposing side in federal and state court litigation.

Eddie Isler co-presented the annual review of recent developments in labor and employment law at the 41st Annual Conference of the Virginia Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, which took place at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia on September 15-17, 2011.  For more information, go to www.vba.org.

Michelle Radcliffe appeared on a panel to discuss “Employment Law From A to Z in Maryland” for Lorman Education Services on July 29, 2011.

On June 3, 2011, Steve Ray and Mark Papadopoulos taught an all-day wage and hour seminar at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, Virginia.

Mark Papadopoulos presented a wage and hour seminar titled “The Obama Wage and Hour Agenda” at a NOVA SHRM Chapter Meeting on April 26, 2011.

On March 21, 2011, Michelle Radcliffe co-presented “Drafting Employee Handbooks in the District of Columbia” at a D.C. Bar CLE event.

On February 23, 2011, Mark Papadopoulos was a co-presenter at a D.C. Bar CLE event titled “Avoiding and Litigating Wage and Overtime Claims.”

Mark Dare appeared on a panel to discuss “Litigating Sexual Harassment Cases in the Federal and D.C. Courts: Practical and Tactical Advice” for the District of Columbia Bar on November 15, 2010.

Eddie Isler and Mark Dare were two of the instructors in the VIRGINIA CLE Telephone Seminar entitled “Covenants Not to Compete and the Duty of Loyalty in Virginia” on September 14, 2010 and October 29, 2010. For more information, go to www.vacle.org/seminars.htm.

Eddie Isler co-presented at the D.C. BAR CLE Seminar “Sexual Harassment Cases in the Federal and D.C. Courts: The Law, Cutting Edge Issues, and How to Screen Cases” on September 21, 2010.  For more information, go to www.dcbar.org.

Steve Ray spoke at the Winchester SHRM Chapter Meeting on Virginia Employment Practices and Forms in Middletown, Virginia on September 17, 2010.

On April 26, 2010, Steve Ray and Mark Papadopoulos presented “Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later!” for the Fauquier / Culpeper SHRM regarding the the Fair Labor Standards Act.