#MeToo, Now What? The Sexual Harassment Debate from the Legal Trenches

Featuring Alice Jump and Nicole Page (Partners at Reavis Page Jump LLP), this webcast will take a critical, in-depth look at the business and legal landscape in the wake of the sexual harassment revelations that have sparked a movement and raised ground-shifting questions about workplace practices and procedures across industries.

In this interactive, live CLE event, Alice and Nicole will offer participants:

1.    Summary of applicable federal and state law (e.g., quid pro quo; hostile work environment)

2.    Overview of the #MeToo movement, including historical perspecti
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Nicole Page is a Partner of the firm and practices in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property and employment law.

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Alice K. Jump is a Partner at the firm. Her practice focuses on litigation, alternative dispute resolution and business counseling, with particular emphasis on representing clients in the financial services and real estate industries.

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In the Wake of #MeToo: The Legal & Cultural Contours of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Practice Areas:

Employment Law, Entertainment Law

Topics:

Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Employment Litigation, Employment Law

Tags:

#MeToo sexual harassment entertainment law

Goals:

GOAL 1Summary of applicable federal and state law (e.g., quid pro quo; hostile work environment)

GOAL 2Overview of the #MeToo movement, including historical perspective and analysis of resulting changes in the entertainment industry

GOAL 3Examination of resulting conversations within legal circles

GOAL 4Assessment of the human costs of sexual harassment in the workplace

GOAL 5Proposals for improved corporate practices in the prevention of and response to workplace harassment

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All skill levels are welcome to attend this webcast.

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Nicole Page is a Partner of the firm and practices in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property and employment law.

Ms. Page regularly advises producers of both non-fiction and fiction film, television, digital and cross-platform productions. In providing production and financing legal counsel, she assists in everything from rights acquisition to distribution strategy and agreements. She also represents creative talent, athletes, models and authors in their various endeavors. Having spent over a decade as Head of Business Affairs and Senior Development Executive at a production company, she understands the producing business from an insider’s perspective.

Ms. Page’s extensive intellectual property practice includes copyright and trademark protection and prosecution, as well as advice on branding and licensing matters in the worlds of media, fashion, lifestyle and sports.

Through her employment practice, Ms. Page assists clients in a wide breadth of matters including workplace discrimination and sexual harassment. She regularly reviews and drafts complex employment and separation agreements, employee handbooks, offer letters, non-disclosure agreements and other company policy guides. She also provides outside general counsel services, particularly with respect to employment law compliance.

Ms. Page is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Alice K. Jump is a Partner at the firm. Her practice focuses on litigation, alternative dispute resolution and business counseling, with particular emphasis on representing clients in the financial services and real estate industries. She also counsels organizations and individuals in connection with employment, compensation and employee restrictive covenants, real estate transactions and partnership and corporate matters. She has represented clients in cases before state and federal courts and other tribunals involving securities, employment, discrimination and whistleblowing claims, real estate, partnerships, intellectual property and general commercial disputes.

Prior to her work with the firm, Ms. Jump practiced at one of the leading international law firms, served as in-house counsel to a major broker-dealer and has over thirty years of experience as a commercial litigator and legal advisor.

Ms. Jump has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer rating and is admitted to practice in New York and before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Brian Reinthaler is a career transition coach and Founder of Against the Grain Coaching. Before launching his coaching business, Brian spent seven years as a Managing Director at SJL Attorney Search, advising top global law firms and their associates and partners on hiring, job searches and other career and professional development challenges. He began his career in corporate law, working as an associate at Baker Botts LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Brian earned his coaching certification through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (CPC and ELI-MP). He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A., Government and International Studies) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.).

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#MeToo, Now What? The Sexual Harassment Debate from the Legal Trenches

Featuring Alice Jump and Nicole Page (Partners at Reavis Page Jump LLP), this webcast will take a critical, in-depth look at the business and legal landscape in the wake of the sexual harassment revelations that have sparked a movement and raised ground-shifting questions about workplace practices and procedures across industries.

In this interactive, live CLE event, Alice and Nicole will offer participants:

1.    Summary of applicable federal and state law (e.g., quid pro quo; hostile work environment)

2.    Overview of the #MeToo movement, including historical perspective and analysis of resulting changes in the entertainment industry

3.    Examination of resulting conversations within legal circles (e.g., new federal tax law affects company settlements; re-examination of NDAs; changes to state laws; pros and cons of compulsory arbitration)

4.    Assessment of the human costs of sexual harassment in the workplace

5.    Proposals for improved corporate practices in the prevention of and response to workplace harassment, especially in light of the cultural and legal challenges of addressing these issues in different industries

*CLE-accredited (pending) for the state of New York & California (Elimination of Bias, 1.0 credit) requires: (a) attendance for the entire live webcast (start to finish), and (b) completion of post-webcast survey.

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