Biography of Speaker
Larry Besnoff, Esq.
This timely webinar will be presented by Larry Besnoff, partner and co-chair of the Labor Relations and Employment Law Department of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Besnoff clerked in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and then served as a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Philadelphia District Office. Mr. Besnoff has litigated cases under Title VII, the EPA, the ADA, the FMLA and the ADEA, including handling matters involving public access, assistive listening devices in movie theaters, changes to building structures and removing allergens such as smoke and fumes in the workplace. He has defended EEO cases filed with various state and local agencies with unique issues. One case involved a Wiccan witch who wanted the right to proselytize youth. Another case involved a person with a serious stutter who wanted to be a 911 dispatcher. Mr. Besnoff received his B.S. in Humanities and Social Science from Drexel University and his J.D. from the Temple University School of Law, where he served as President of the Evening Division. He has lectured extensively on EEO topics, most recently on the increased use of WEB 2.0 by both employees and employers.