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Name: Employment Law: COVID Q & A
Date: March 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Registration: Register Now
Paul Robertson
Event Description:

Join the Chamber to get your legal questions regarding COVID-19 and your staff answered by experts.  Our speakers are David Robinson, Esq of Roberto, Israel and Weiner and Paul Robertson, Esq of Demoura Smith, two employment attorneys who will tackle your Covid 19 employment questions, such as: Can you require employees to get vaccinated? What are your options if they refuse to get vaccinated?  Email your questions to Lisa in advance and we will do our best to address them. 

Event Media:
Event Sponsors:
Via Zoom

About Our Speakers:
Paul Robertson
Paul Robertson is a trial attorney and counsel in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He has extensive experience both as a litigator of complex commercial disputes and product liability matters and as a consultant in the field of electronic information management. He has tried many cases to verdict and litigated hundreds of complex commercial matters before courts, agencies, and arbitration tribunals at the state, federal, and international level. Paul's representations include the New England Patriots, the Kingdom of Spain, and (on a pro bono basis) victims of the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center bombing. He has a strong record of reaching successful resolutions for his clients, whether large or small.

Paul’s significant arbitration experience includes representations of clients before International Chamber of Commerce arbitral panels located in multiple European countries.
Paul also counsels clients with multi-national operations on electronic information best practices. These best practices include defensible records management systems, cross-border transfers, archive and legal hold processes, and litigation preparedness.

David Robinson, Esq

David Robinson focuses his practice on litigation of complex commercial matters, lease disputes, employment disputes, wage and hour collective actions, construction, and securities and financial services. David represents retail businesses, restaurants, manufacturers, service providers and financial institutions is a wide variety of matters, including contract and shareholder disputes, discrimination, wage and other employee claims, and professional licensing issues. He has tried cases before judges, juries and arbitrators in Massachusetts and New York. David’s clients rely on his experience and expertise to advise, draft and negotiate contracts, and to resolve disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation in state and federal courts.

David advises employers on employee policies and discipline, wage and hour compliance, investigation of harassment and discrimination complaints, and non-compete agreements. He also assists clients with government audits of employment practices, including but not limited to investigations by the Department of Labor and the Massachusetts Attorney General. He represents clients in state and federal court, before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other state and federal administrative bodies.

He is a frequent lecturer for the National Retail Tenants Association, South Shore Chamber of Commerce, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and other organizations, and has written several articles on employment law, lease disputes and other matters of legal significance.

Date/Time Information:
Thursday March 11th
$10 for Members
$20 for Non Members
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