IRVINE, CA, October 16, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County chapter (ACG OC) will host, "Fighting Class Action Trolls: What Business Owners and Service Providers Need to Know about New Realities in Employment Law," featuring Christopher Boman, Partner at Fisher & Phillips LLP. The event will take place on Thursday, October 24, from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m., with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. at SingerLewak University Room at 2050 Main Street, 7th floor, in Irvine.---
"Fighting Class Action Trolls" is part of the ACG OC's Academy Event Series, which gives Orange County professionals the opportunity to network and learn in a relaxed and informal setting. The event will address best policies to protect against and help navigate the complex area of class action lawsuits. Attendees will learn about the steps and policies to put into place to avoid costly litigation issues. In addition, a discussion will be held on the new wave of labor laws expected to occur in 2014.
Boman is a partner in the Irvine, Calif. office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, one of the largest national law firms in the field of labor and employment law. His practice is focused on defending employment related lawsuits and administrative complaints on a variety of issues, including harassment, retaliation, and discrimination, workplace violence, employee discipline and termination, and wage & hour, including prevailing wage issues. Boman provides compliance and liability prevention training, and is a frequent speaker for trade groups and associations as well as private employers. He has been included in Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars since 2005.
"Class action workplace lawsuits are increasingly making their way into the middle market. We want to equip executives and professionals with knowledge that can protect their businesses and clients," said Mike Issa, ACG OC board president. "Christopher's knowledge with labor and employment law will provide attendees with practical solutions for workplace issues."
Admission to the ACG OC Academy event is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Members may bring in a non-member for free. For additional information or to register, email email@example.com or visit acgoc.org
ACG OC Platinum Sponsors include: Community Bank; Deloitte; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Hardesty; Meridian Graphics; Hein & Associates; McGladrey; Stradling; and U.S. Bank.
ACG OC Gold Sponsors include: ADP; Aon Risk Services Inc.; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Echo Media Group; Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; Grant Thornton LLP; Marketwired; Robert Half International; Union Bank; and White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP; Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation.
About ACG Orange County: Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth http://acgoc.org is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions. ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Learn more at http://acg.org.
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