Mercedes Colwin, Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Joint Employer Liability Across the Globe LIVE Webcast

Top Quote TKG announced today that Mercedes Colwin, Office Managing Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Joint Employer Liability Across the Globe: Best Strategies to Minimize Risks and Pitfalls LIVE Webcast” This event is scheduled for April 30, 2018 @ 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET). End Quote
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    Mercedes Colwin’s Bio
    Mercedes Colwin handles a wide variety of litigation including employment law, commercial litigation, products liability, civil rights violations and criminal law. Ms. Colwin has successfully tried 48 cases to verdict in various jurisdictions throughout the nation and regularly defends executives from Fortune 500 companies charged with allegations of wrongdoing, including claims of sexual misconduct. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Colwin devoted several years in the public sector where she was a gubernatorial appointee as an Administrative Law Judge for the New York State Division of Human Rights. During her nine year service, while a partner at a major regional New York Law firm, she presided over three-thousand cases under the Federal and State antidiscrimination laws. Forbes Business American Airlines named Ms. Colwin one of the six most influential women in America's list that included former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Notre Dame Law School also presented Ms. Colwin with the prestigious Graciela Olivarez Award for her outstanding achievement as a leading Hispanic lawyer of the highest ethical and moral standards who exemplifies commitment to community service. Additionally, she was recently named as one of the “Nations Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” by Human Resource Executive Magazine. Widely regarded as one of the top national legal analysts for the FOX News Network, she appears to discuss critical legal issues and high profile cases dominating the news.

    Gordon & Rees LLP Description
    Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 700 lawyers in 45 offices across the United States including lawyers admitted in Canada, Mexico, and Hong Kong. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups.

    Event Synopsis:
    For the past years, remarkable case decisions involving joint-employer liability across the globe has significantly expanded the definition of joint employment and the potential liability for employers under international labor laws. However, joint employer liability remains to be an important topic across the global business community with new emerging issues continuously reshaping the joint employer standard. With these issues come challenges that if not properly addressed, may jeopardize businesses. To minimize the risks and pitfalls associated with the evolving joint employer standard, it is important for employers to keep themselves updated of any developments and be able to operate accordingly.
    In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help employers understand the important aspects and emerging issues in joint employer liability. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing best compliance strategies.

    Key topics include:
    • The Legal Framework of International Joint Employer Liability
    • Definition of Joint Employment in Different Jurisdiction
    • Joint Employment Under International Labor Laws
    • Regulatory Developments
    • Recent Case Law
    • Minimizing Potential Joint Employer Liability

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:

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