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Philly SHRM Webinar

Program Description:

A new President Trump administration means many potential sweeping changes and impacts on multiple aspects of HR, our employers, and our employees.  This webinar is scheduled one week into the Trump administration.  Attorneys from Jackson Lewis P.C., Angela Nevarez and Michael Friedman, will review the latest updates and expected impacts including:

  • What it means for the US Supreme Court appointments
  • Impact on the National Labor Relations Board
  • The impact of a conservative administration for federal employment agencies (DOL, EEOC, OFCCP) regarding compliance initiatives
  • Whether Trump will repeal President Obama’s Executive Orders
  • Immigration reform as it relates to employment (i.e., requiring E-verify)

Join Angela and Michael for a more complete understanding of how President Donald J. Trump and his administration is expected to impact our HR function and compliance. Come with your questions and be prepared to engage in this webinar covering a wide range of topics!


michael-freidmanMICHAEL S. FRIEDMAN is Of Counsel in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Friedman concentrates his practice in the representation of employers and management in connection with a wide array of workplace and employment issues at the federal court, state court and administrative agency levels involving all federal and state discrimination laws (including but not limited to: age, race, sex, national origin, disability, and religion), as well as issues concerning restrictive covenants, employment contracts and separation agreements. As part of his practice, Mr. Friedman conducts a significant amount of conductingon-site training of managers and employees for the firm’s clients.

Prior to working for Jackson Lewis, Mr. Friedman worked for a prominent Philadelphia law firm practicing in the area of labor and employment law, where he litigated and defended both litigation and administrative matters on behalf of the firm’s clients. Still earlier, Mr. Friedman served as the president of a full service sports management and marketing firm which represented professional athletes and coaches in all facets of management, negotiating playing contracts and procuring endorsement opportunities for clients in professional football, basketball and baseball.

Mr. Friedman is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court of New Jersey and the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Friedman was selected as a Rising Star in Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyer Edition from 2010-2012, and has been selected as a “Super Lawyer”since 2013.He was also selected as a recipient of South New Jersey Business Journal’s“40 Under 40” award in 2015. Mr. Friedman received his B.A. in history from Franklin & Marshall College where he was Class President and a member of the 1995 Centennial Conference Champion football team. Mr. Friedman was awarded his J.D., from the Villanova University School of Law.

Mr. Friedman is currently serving in his third term as an elected Committeeman on the Voorhees Township (NJ) Committee. In that capacity, Mr. Friedman has served as the township’s Director of Finance. Mr. Friedman also serves on the NJ-Israel Commission, a post to which he was appointed in 2013 by NJ Governor Chris Christie.

angelaANGELA QUILES NEVAREZ is an Associate in the Philadelphia office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Ms. Quiles Nevarez focuses her practice on employment litigation in both state and federal courts on behalf of private and public employers.  She represents clients in a variety of industries including finance, retail, healthcare, not-for-profit organizations, manufacturing, food services, and transportation.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez represents clients through all phases of the litigation process up through and including trial.  She has broad experience handling claims of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, whistleblowing, breach of contract, civil rights violations, and wage and hour violations.  Ms. Quiles Nevarez also represents employers defending charges of discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Unemployment Appeals Board.

In addition, Ms. Quiles Nevarez provides preventative counseling to employers on a variety of issues, including terminations, severance agreements, employee discipline, performance evaluations, employee handbooks, classification of employees, leave compliance, record retention requirements, and internal investigations.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania and California state courts and the United States Court of Appeal for the Third and Ninth Circuits.  She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California. Ms. Quiles Nevarez is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania, Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Hispanic National Bar Association, American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and National Employment Law Council.

Ms. Quiles Nevarez received her J.D. from Rutgers University. During law school, she was a moot court board member and placed in the Top Ten Oral Advocates at the 2004 Hunter Moot Court Competition in Camden, New Jersey. She also received pro bono awards for significant service on the Civil Practice Pro Bono project where she provided a variety of free legal services to underprivileged persons in the community. Ms. Quiles Nevarez is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and California and is fluent in Spanish.

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