Frantz Ward partner Joel R. Hlavaty
is the Program Co-Chair of the ALFA International 2018 EPL & Professional Liability Practice Group Seminar that will take place at The Wagner At The Battery in New York City from June 13-15, 2018. The seminar, “The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be: Current Trends and Critical Issues in Professional & Employment Practices Liability and Insurance,” will bring industry experts together who will share their insights, strategies and concerns.
ALFA International is the premier global network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA was the first and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks. ALFA has 150 members firms throughout the world. Its 80 U.S. firms maintain offices in 95 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas and its 70 international firms are located throughout Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. More information is available at www.alfainternational.com
Joel focuses his practice on the representation of management in all phases of labor relations and employment litigation. He routinely advises employers on all aspects of their relationships with employees, as well as with respect to matters concerning litigation prevention and human resources management, and he regularly defends them in federal and state courts of all jurisdictions on claims arising under the various federal and state labor and employment laws. Joel additionally represents employers with respect to complaints and charges filed with the EEOC and OCRC, NLRB, and SERB, and with OSHA and the DOL, as well as with health care and ERISA issues and complaints, and collective bargaining issues and strike disputes. Joel is also a frequent presenter at seminars and management training programs on a wide variety of topics.