Joint Labor & Employment Law Section and Dispute Resolution Section Fall 2009 Meeting
Bolton Landing (near Lake George), NY
Epstein Becker Green attorney Evan J. Spelfogel served as a Program Co-Chair of the Joint Fall Meeting of the New York State Bar Association's Labor & Employment and Dispute Resolution Sections. Mr. Spelfogel also served as moderator and speaker at the plenary session entitled "Mandatory Arbitration — Pyett and Beyond." This plenary session addressed mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, including the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Pyett v 14 Penn Plaza, the Fairness in Arbitration Act and other pending legislations designed to restrict such agreements in franchise, domestic relations, and commercial agreements, as well as in labor and employment agreements.