At The Podium: GableGotwals Attorneys Presenting in the Community
GableGotwals attorneys have been busy speaking to area and national organizations.
The OK HR state conference of 600 human resources professionals featured Chris Thrutchley, Ellen Adams and Tom Vincent in April. Chris led a session on wrongful discharge while Tom presented on cybersecurity and Ellen spoke on gender issues and trends.
2017 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium will host a session on “Mental Health Discrimination in the Workplace” in October led by Chris Thrutchley and Lauren Oldham. “Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now” will be the topic at a December NBI program also featuring Chris Thrutchley and Lauren Oldham. Chris will also be presenting at the Oklahoma Payroll Conference in September.
Tom Vincent will be the speaker on cybersecurity at several upcoming meetings including at the September Tulsa General Counsel Group lunch and a CLE classes for TCBA this fall on “How attorneys can protect themselves against cyber security” and “How to respond to a data breach.”
OBA Labor & Employment Section will offer a CLE in September regarding “Title VII gender discrimination to cover LGBT issue; retaliation, or intersection between pregnancy and ADAAA.” Ellen Adams will be the presenter.
In May, John Russell spoke to the Oklahoma Bar Association Health Law section on “Recent Developments on Governmental Enforcement in Healthcare.”
In July Susan Jordan presented a seminar to In His Image residents on risk management and regulatory compliance for physicians.
Dean Luthey, leader of the firm’s Indian Law and Gaming practice, recently spoke at the annual North America meeting of the International Masters of Gaming Law. His presentation was on the attack on tribal sovereign immunity at the Supreme Court. Dean also spoke at the Sovereignty Symposium in Oklahoma City sponsored by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. He addressed recent legal developments in gaming law, along with the status of the Oklahoma tribal-state gaming compact.
Craig Regens and Elizabeth Cooper gave a presentation to the Oklahoma County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section on an opinion jointly issued in Casino Carribean, LLC et al. v. Money Center of America, Inc. (In re Money Center of America, Inc.) Adv. Pro. 14-50437; and Baxter, Trustee v. Thunderbird Entertainment Center, Inc. (In re Money Center of America, Inc.), 16-50410 (Bankr. D. Del. Feb. 28, 2017), discussing the intersection of the Bankruptcy Code and tribal sovereign immunity.