Chopra to Speak at Annual Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference

June 4-5, 2009

O'Melveny partner Apalla Chopra will be speaking at the 42nd Annual Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference on June 4-5, held at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Washington.

The program provides a forum for attorneys, human resource professionals, and labor representatives to learn what’s new in the law as well as to discuss practical strategies for dealing with common problems. Apalla's program is entitled "Employee Screening and Selection 2.0: Hiring In the Age of the Internet."

Apalla's esteemed co-speakers include the Honorable Bernice B. Donald US District Court, Western District of Tennessee; Deborah P. Kelly of Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Washington, DC; and Nancy Abell of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP.

Other programs being presented include:

  • Mental Disabilities From a Judge’s Perspective: Perceptions and Bias
  • Change? Labor Organizing In a New Era
  • Successfully Tackling the Top 10 Workplace Nightmares
  • FMLA: What’s New and the Continuing Saga of Intermittent Leave
  • Traps and Snares for the Ethical Advocate: An Employment Litigation Cameo
  • Internal Investigations: Finding the Facts & Avoiding the Landmines From Management and Plaintiff’s Perspectives