Events for December 1, 2017
The United States leads the world in incarceration. The “War on Drugs” and prioritizing punishment over rehabilitation has led to mass imprisonment, mainly of the nation’s most vulnerable populations: people of color, the economically disadvantaged and undereducated, and those suffering from mental illness. Although these social disparities are striking, the health discrepancies are even moreMore Event Details »
Innovative Approaches to Migrant Worker Advocacy: A talk with Mervat Jumhawee from the El Hassan Workers’ Center (Jordan)
The majority of garment workers in Jordan’s free trade zones are women who have temporary visas from Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar and other countries. The El Hassan Workers’ Center connects these workers with crucial services and empowers them to advocate for their legal rights. Join us for a lunch talk with Ms. MervatMore Event Details »
HALB and Akin Gump Present: “The Evolving Legal Landscape” with Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson, Akin Gump, and Prof. David Wilkins.
Please join HALB and Akin Gump for a discussion of "The Evolving Legal Landscape" with Kim Koopersmith, Chairperson of Akin Gump, and Professor David Wilkins. Ms. Koopersmith and Prof. Wilkins will discuss how the practice of law has changed in recent years and their expectations for the future. Specifically, they will address how firms areMore Event Details »
Join Harassment/Assault Law Student Team for "Beyond Harvey Weinstein: Workplace Sexual Harassment in the U.S." This panel discussion featuring employment law academics and practitioners will focus on the recent Harvey Weinstein scandal as a lens through which to view the general issue of workplace sexual harassment in the U.S. Non-pizza lunch will be served. Panelists:More Event Details »
Come spend an afternoon at WilmerHale's Boston Office meeting local entrepreneurs and the lawyers that represent them. The event will include a Start-Up Panel, where current WilmerHale clients at various stages discuss their companies, their challenges, and what it’s like to work with outside counsel. Following the panel, there will be an opportunity for Q&AMore Event Details »