Upcoming and Past Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Independent Contractor Misclassification Workshop – Collaboration in the Gig Economy

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Omni Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Presented by Staffing Industry Analysts

Moderator: Fiona Coomb, LLB CCWP, Director of Legal and Regulatory Research, Staffing Industry Analysts
Presenters: Richard J. Reibstein, Esq., Partner, Locke Lord LLP; Eric Rumbaugh, Esq., Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

For more information about the Workshop, presented September 13-14, 2017, go to www.collaborationgigeconomy.com.

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Dedicated Company Briefings – For individual companies seeking more information or informational materials about the subject.

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Industry Briefings.  For industry associations seeking more information or informational materials about the subject for members of their organization.

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PAST EVENTS – Webinars, Seminars, and Presentations to Legal and Industry Groups (28 Events)

Independent Contractor Compliance in the New York Messenger Courier Industry

New York, NY – September 21, 2016
Presented to New York State Messenger Courier Association

Presenters:  Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and Janet Barsky, then Staff Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Independent Contractor Classification: What To Do And Not Do After Uber

Webinar – July 20, 2016
Presented by Lorman Education Services

Presenters: Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and Janet Barsky, then Staff Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Investment Management and Hedge Funds Update – Independent Contractor (Mis)Classification and Analytical Tools to Protect Against Theft of Intellectual Property

Webinar – May 24, 2016
Presented by West Legal EdCenter

Moderator: Gregory J. Nowak, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Presenters: Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Laura Kibbe, Managing Director of Professional Services, RVM Enterprises, Inc.

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The U.S. DOL’s Regulatory Agenda: The Latest Developments in White Collar Exemption Rules, Misclassification, and Independent Contractor Issues

New York, NY – October 20, 2015
The NYC Labor & Employment Relations Association

Presenters: Jennifer S. Brand, Associate Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor; Rachel Bien, Partner, Outten & Golden LLP; Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Independent Contractors and the Sharing Economy: Uber, Lyft, and other “Tech” Business Models

Webinar – May 19, 2015
Presented by the American Bar Association (ABA), Section on Labor and Employment and Section on Litigation

  • Faculty:  Shannon Liss-Riordan, Partner, Litchten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.;  Evan J. Spelfogel, Member, Epstein Becker Green P.C.; Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Moderator: Benjamin Sachs, Kestnbaum Professor of Labor and Industry, Harvard Law School

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Overlooked Employment Law Issues:  Independent Contractor Misclassification and Ineffective Non-Competes

New York, NY – October 15, 2013
New York Law Journal’sIn-House Counsel CLE Seminar”

  • Presenters:  Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and Albert Llosas Barrueco, then Associate, Pepper Hamilton, LLP. 

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Overlooked Employment Law Issues:  Independent Contractor Misclassification and Ineffective Non-Competes

New York, NY – September 19, 2013
CLEs … Straight Up: Pepper’s In-House Counsel Thursday Afternoon Briefings

  • Presenters: Richard J. Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and Albert Llosas Barrueco, then Associate, Pepper Hamilton LLP. 

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Independent Contractor Compliance 2011-12: How Much Is Your Exposure for Independent Contractor Misclassification? What Tools Are Available to Help You Avoid or Minimize Liability for 1099ers?

This series of breakfast briefings covered seven U.S. cities from November 2011 to June 2012

Princeton, NJ – June 14, 2012
New York, NY – June 13, 2012
Philadelphia, PA
– June 7, 2012
Berwyn, PA – June 6, 2012
Boston, MA – May 23, 2012
Washington, DC – May 16, 2012
Detroit, MI – November 15, 2011

2012 Briefings jointly presented by Pepper Hamilton LLP (Attorneys at Law) and BDO USA (Public Accountants and Consultants)

2011 Briefing jointly presented by Pepper Hamilton LLP (Attorneys at Law) and Kelly Services (Workforce Solutions)

  • Presenters: Richard Reibstein and Andrew Rudolph, then Partners, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Lisa Petkun, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Moderator: Kristen Means, Kelly Services, Inc.

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Independent Contractor Compliance 2010-2011:
How to Eliminate or Minimize Misclassification Liability in the Face of Heightened Risks of Using Independent Contractors

This series of breakfast briefings covered seven U.S. cities from July 2010 to January 2011

Detroit, MI – January 19, 2011
Pittsburgh, PA – January 18, 2011
Boston, MA – November 9, 2010
Princeton, NJ – July 22, 2010
New York, NY – July 20, 2010

Philadelphia, PA – July 14, 2010
Berwyn, PA – July 13, 2010
 

2011 Briefings jointly presented by Pepper Hamilton LLP (Attorneys at Law) and Kelly Services, Inc.

  • Presenters: Richard Reibstein and Andrew Rudolph, then Partners, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Lisa Petkun, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Moderator: Suzanne Alfastsen, Kelly Services, Inc. (Detroit); Sean Henderson, Kelly Services, Inc. (Pittsburgh)

2010 Briefings jointly presented by Pepper Hamilton LLP (Attorneys at Law) and Marcum LLP (Accountants and Advisors)

  • Presenters: Richard Reibstein and Andrew Rudolph, then Partners, Pepper Hamilton LLP; Lisa Petkun, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Moderator: Douglas Farrington, Marcum LLP (Boston); Michael Molder, Marcum LLP (Berwyn, Philadelphia, and Princeton); Andrew J. Kantor, Marcum LLP (New York)

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The Price of Misclassifying Independent Contractors: New Government Regulations That Can Cost You

Presented on July 14, 2010

Audio-conference sponsored by Briefing Media Group

  • Presenter: Richard Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Hidden Employment Law Risks in Doing Business in the United States, part of Pepper Hamilton’s Indian Webinar Series

Presented on March 24, 2010

  • Commentator, Richard Reibstein, then Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Moderator, Valerie Demont, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP

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The New Risks of Using Independent Contractors, Consultants and Other Contingent Workers: How To Minimize or Eliminate Liability Arising From Misclassification of Employees

Presented on October 23, 2008 for clients of Marquis Agency, Woodbridge, NJ

  • Presenters, Richard Reibstein, Daniel Schulder, John Nixon, Stuart Shorenstein, then Partners, Wolf Block LLP

Presented on September 19, 2008 to the Tax Executives Institute, Harrisburg, PA

  • Presenters, Richard Reibstein and Daniel Schulder, then Partners, Wolf Block LLP

Presented on July 16, 2008 to clients of 24 Seven Inc., New York, NY

  • Presenter, Richard Reibstein, then Partner, Wolf Block LLP

Presented on June 4, 2008 to clients of Headway Corporate Resources, New York, NY

  • Presenter, Richard Reibstein, then Partner, Wolf Block LLP

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Contingent Worker Liabilities: Suggestions to Avoid or Minimize Your Exposure

Presented on September 17, 2003 to clients of Headway Corporate Resources, New York, NY

  • Presenter, Richard Reibstein, then partner, Wolf Block LLP