Cornell University

Labor and Employment Law Program

16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor, 212-340-2866

From Sexual Harassment to Sexual Assault:
Sexual Misconduct at the Workplace

October 12, 2011 - New York City


6:15pm    Welcome and Introductions
Esta R. Bigler, Esq., Director, Labor & Employment Law Program, Cornell ILR, Moderator

6:20pm    What’s Happening in the Workplace: An Overview
Carolyn D. Richmond, Esq. (ILR’91), Fox Rothschild, LLP

6:30pm    Primer on Criminal Law and Role of the DA
Lisa M. Friel, Esq., Vice President, T & M Protection Resources, LLC; formerly Chief, Sex Crimes Unit, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
6:50pm    Analyzing the Facts and Determining the Best Course of Action:

     A Case Study
     • Plaintiff’s Perspective
     Laurie Berke-Weiss, Esq. (ILR’71), Berke-Weiss & Pechman, LLP

     • Criminal Defense
     Peter Toumbekis, Esq.

     • Employer Perspective
     Carolyn D. Richmond, Esq.

     • Interacting with the DA
     Lisa M. Friel, Esq.
8:00pm    Questions and Answers

8:30pm    Closing

Cosponsored by: FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP