All our speakers are specialists in their flields and come highly recommended by their colleagues, webinar attendees and the business community at large. Our speakers have years of experience in instructing, coaching and advising clients. Many of them have written extensively.
Marshall B. Babson is counsel at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in New York City. Mr. Babson was nominated by President Reagan to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board on March 11, 1985, and served as a Member of the NLRB until August 1, 1988.Read Marshalls full bio.
Roman Basi is the President of The Center for Financial, Legal & Tax Planning, Inc. (DBA Basi, Basi & Associates). Roman graduated from Milliken University obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science Degree with a minor in Psychology.Read Roman’s full bio.
David W. Bracken, Ph.D.
David W. Bracken, Ph.D. is Vice President at OrgVitality LLC where he provides leadership for the coaching and 360 feedback practices. He also has deep expertise and experience in organizational surveys, culture change, performance management, competency models, management coaching, and change management.Read David’s full bio.
Rob Brown is an ESOP attorney with over 35 years of experience in governance, ERISA and tax matters. He represents ESOP trustees, ESOP owned corporations, special board committees and selling shareholders.
Joseph B. Cartafalsa
Joseph B. Cartafalsa, Esq. is a partner at Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, a New York-based law firm founded in 1866. Mr. Cartafalsa represents management and executives in all aspects of labor and employment law and related litigation.
Bradley Cave, a partner of Holland & Hart LLP, effectively represents businesses in employment law and litigation matters involving discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, defamation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and employment-related torts.
Brad Cooper, MBA, MSPT, MTC, ATC
Mr. Cooper is the CEO of US Corporate Wellness, Inc., one of a select group of firms that have earned Full Accreditation through URAC as a Comprehensive Wellness Provider and an organization known for a personalized and high ROI approach.
Dan S. Cross has practiced in the fields of labor and employment law since his admission to the practice of law in 1979. He is a cum laude graduate of Duke University (B.A., Public Policy Studies), and Mr. Cross is a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.Read Dan’s full bio.
From 2001 to 2005, Abby Dees worked as an attorney for the Center for Health Justice in Los Angeles, where she continues to serve as a board member (former Board President) and legal consultant.
Joseph V. DeMarco, Esq.
Joseph V. DeMarco specializes in representing and counseling clients on complex issues involving information privacy and security, theft of intellectual property, computer intrusions, on-line fraud, employee malfeasance and crisis management and response.
Amber Duncan is a Manager in the Compensation Consulting Division of CBIZ Human Capital Services. Her Human Resources consulting experience includes planning, designing and implementing innovative compensation and human resources programs.Read Amber’s full bio.
Melissa Esquibel specializes in transforming those confused by technology into empowered users of these powerful software tools. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with more than 25 years in business application technology, She has a unique ability to make learning programs enjoyable AND valuable.
Judge Thomas Fredericks is an attorney in Williamston, Michigan, specializing in labor and employment law. Tom is also an administrative law judge with the Michigan Tax Tribunal and is a professor of labor and employment law at the Thomas Cooley Law School of Central Michigan University.
Andrea S. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Andrea Goldberg is the founder and President of Digital Culture Consulting. Ms. Goldberg is an accomplished executive and thought leader, with deep experience in marketing, communications and human resources.
Peter Goldmann is president of White-Collar Crime 101 LLC, the publisher of White-Collar CrimeFighter, a widely read monthly newsletter for internal auditors, controllers, corporate counsel, financial operations managers and fraud investigators.
Nicole Belson Goluboff
Nicole Belson Goluboff is a lawyer focused on the legal consequences of telework. She is the Legislative Advisor to the Telework Coalition, an advocacy group headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Marna Hayden is founder and president of Hayden Resources Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in providing management and human resources services to small and mid-size businesses and nonprofits, and specialized services and training to larger organizations.
Phyllis Hoff, CEBS
Ms. Hoff is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) with over thirty years’ experience in the employee benefits field. Her expertise includes defined benefit and defined contribution plans and welfare plans.
Miles Hutchinson is a CPA and experienced businessman. He has been an auditor with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Chief Financial Officer of a $1 billion real estate development company.
Sarah K. Ivy
Sarah K. Ivy is counsel to Sorin Rand and a member of its Tax Practice. Sarah has nearly 15 years experience counseling clients with the respect to the highly complex rules and regulations under the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), as amended, as well as the legal issues related to the ongoing administration of qualified and nonqualified employee benefits plans and executive compensation and equity incentive plans.
William R. Kay, MBA
William R. Kay is dedicated to helping organizations and individuals enhance their competitiveness, productivity, and technological performance. Mr. Kay specializes in assisting individuals and businesses in the quest to improve performance in the areas of finance and accounting.
Steven J. Luckner, Esq.
Steven J. Luckner is a Partner of the law firm of Coughlin Duffy LLP focusing on the defense of cases involving allegations of wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, age, race, sex, religious, disability discrimination, whistle-blower and other statutory claims.
Keith McMurdy is a Partner in the New York office of Fox Rothschild, LLP. Keith's practice focuses primarily on labor and employment issues arising from the design, drafting and administration of employee benefits plans, including health, welfare, disability and retirement plans.
Sharon Mehlman is a Partner with Larrabee, Mehlman, Albi, Coker LLP in San Diego, California. Sharon's practice focuses on all aspects of U.S. employment-based immigration law.
Jonathan Meyers has been practicing law since 2000. After working in the labor & employment department of one of the nation’s largest law firms, he became a principal of the NY/NJ-based employment law boutique, Meyers Fried-Grodin, LLP.
Mel Muskovitz, a partner in Dykema Gossett PLLC, represents businesses, governmental units and not-for-profit organizations in labor and employment matters. His practice includes defending employers in discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, contract disputes including non-compete agreements, and other employment-related disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.
David Navetta, Esq., CIPP
David Navetta is one of the Founding Partners of the Information Law Group. Mr. Navetta focuses on technology, privacy, information security and intellectual property law.
Robert J. Nobile is a partner specializing in labor and employment law with the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He holds a B.A. degree from Adelphi University, an M.S. from the Long Island University, and a J.D. from the St. John’s University School of Law.Read Robertss full bio.
Jim Northrup is the President of Workforce Engine, a management consulting firm specializing in assisting organizations to maximize the productivity and utilization of their employees. Jim brings over 25 years of senior Human Resources consulting and executive business experience to the firm’s practiceRead Jim’s full bio.
Thomas Roback Jr., CEP, QKA
Tom has worked in the accounting, investment and ESOP industry for over 20 years. He is an expert in the design, implementation and execution of ESOP, stock option, stock purchase and restricted stock plans.
Ruth Ross is a seasoned corporate human resources executive who has held senior roles at top companies including Wells Fargo Bank, Charles Schwab, Estee Lauder Cosmetics, American Express, Shearson Lehman Brothers and Citibank.
Randall Schauer’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor relations and employment law. He handles the full spectrum of the employment relationship from pre-hire procedures to post-termination closure.
Jennifer Scott is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Workforce Engine. Jennifer is a talent management strategist, recruiter and social media enthusiast with a deep and broad understanding of how the candidate sourcing, recruiting and retention processes work.
Boris Segalis, Esq.
Boris Segalis is a partner at Information Law Group LLP, a law firm specializing in privacy, information security, technology and intellectual property.
E. David Smith, Esq.
E. David Smith, Esq., and his firm, Smith & Associates, represent businesses and business people, ensuring they reach their goals and objectives.
Todd A. Solomon
Todd Solomon is a partner in the employee benefits practice group of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in its Chicago office. Todd focuses his practice primarily on designing, amending, and administering pension plans, 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans, 403(b) plans, and nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements.
Arlene Switzer Steinfield
With more than 30 years of experience in representing management in labor and employment law, Ms. Steinfield represents clients from a wide range of industries.
Deirdre Kamber Todd, Esq.
Deirdre Kamber Todd, Esq., is a partner with The Kamber Law Group, P.C., a next-generation law firm located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. With fifteen years’ experience, Deirdre focuses her practice on labor and employment law, social media and technology law, HIPAA and business law. Specific areas of her employment law practice include discrimination, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, business contracts, unemployment compensation, LGBT issues, labor disputes, FMLA, military leave, social media litigation, information privacy and technology, agency compliance, and medical record privacy.
Benjamin Wright is the author of several technology law books, including Law of Electronic Commerce, published by Aspen Publishers.