July LHRMA Program: Employment Law Update – Viewed from the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Side of the Law.

July 12, 2022 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
SCC Jack J Huck Continuing Education Center
301 S 68th St Pl
Lincoln, NE

July Program Sponsored by Medica
July 12th
Location: SCC Jack J Huck Continuing Education Center
301 S 68th St Pl, Lincoln, NE 68510

Program Sponsor

This program will be hosted both in-person in Lincoln and also virtually via video. Anyone who registers for the virtual option below will be sent a link to join prior to the program beginning. It is recommended virtual attendees login at 11:50am for any pre-program announcements.

Registration/Check-In: 11:30am
Lunch/Networking: 11:30am-12:00pm
Program: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Program Topic:
Employment Law Update – Viewed from the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Side of the Law.

Christopher R. Hedican, Baird Holm LLP

Christopher R. Hedican was named Baird Holm’s Managing Partner in May 2021, and has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee since 2017. His practice focuses on defending all types of employment claims, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, employment torts and public policy claims. A substantial part of his practice includes non-compete, business tort, trade secret and fiduciary litigation. He also regularly handles litigation involving self-funded ERISA benefit plans, fully insured benefit plans and third party administrators. Such claims involve equitable subrogation and benefit denial. He regularly defends cases in state and federal courts for firm clients throughout the country, but particularly in the Midwest.

Chris graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 1990. He was conferred a Master’s of Business Administration from the John M. Olin Graduate School of Business of Washington University in St. Louis in 1990. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Creighton University in 1986. Since 2003, Chris has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Employment Law and Labor Law. Chris was selected as Best Lawyers’ Omaha Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year in 2016 and 2021 and as the Labor Law – Management Lawyer of the Year in 2017. He has also been named in Chambers USA (© 2013) since 2001. He is listed in Super Lawyers (© 2013) – Top Ten in Nebraska since 2010, Great Plains Super Lawyers, and is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Kathleen Neary, Powers Law

Kathleen Neary is a trial lawyer who has practiced with Powers Law for 24 years and represents persons in personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, and employment and housing discrimination matters. She is former president of the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (NATA) and the Nebraska Employment Lawyers Association (NE NELA)..

Registration Cost:

  • Free for Current LHRMA Members
  • $25 for non-LHRMA Members

Registration Deadline:
Please register by Monday, July 11th.