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“The Working Caregiver,” District of Columbia Office on Aging (September 2016)

“Elder Care Discrimination Claims: Managing Employees and Avoiding Lawsuits,” Bloomberg BNA (webinar, April 2016)

“Preventing Family Responsibilities Discrimination,” i-Sight (webinar, January 2016)

“Elder Caregiving: HR and Legal Perspectives,” Office of Personnel Management (webinar, October 2015)

“Taming Unconscious Bias: Individual and Institutional Solutions,” (private client, September 2015)

“Preventing Family Responsibilities Discrimination: The Laws and Strategies HR Needs to Know,” Bloomberg/BNA (webinar, April 2015)

“Pregnancy Accommodation Update for Employers,” WorkLife Law (San Francisco, May 2015)

“Pregnancy Discrimination: Update and Action Steps for Employers,” i-Sight (webinar, May 2015)

“Getting Help at Work: The Employee’s Guide to Pregnancy Accommodation,” WorkLife Law (webinar, March 2015)

“Pregnancy Accommodation Update,” WorkLife Law Attorney Network (teleconference, March 2015)

“Work and Caring for Elders,” Institute of Medicine, Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults (Washington, D.C., January 2015)

“You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired!” D.C. Bar (Washington, D.C. October 2014)

“The Strategic Case for Flexible Work Culture,” Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, September 2014)

“Investigating Family Responsibilities Discrimination Claims,” i-Sight (webinar, March 2014)IOM

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Liability Avoidance and Client Advocacy,” ALI-CLE (webinar, November 2013)

“The Evolving Legal Profession and the Gen Y Effect,” Robert Half Legal (webinar, October 2013)

“Make it Happen: Promote, Balance, Success” (keynote), Burnham Brown (San Francisco, October 2013)

“FRD and the EEOC’s Strategic Enforcement Plan: What Employers Must Do to Avoid this New Legal Minefield,” C4CM (webinar, April 2013)

“Work/Life Success for Lawyers,” ALI-ABA (webinar, May 2012)

“On-Ramping: how law schools and employers can effectively counsel, recruit and integrate experienced lawyers as they return to practice,” NALP Annual Education Conference (Austin, April 2012)

“Re-Inventing Yourself,” Georgetown University Law Center’s Women’s Forum (Washington, D.C. April 2012)

“New in Your Diversity & Inclusion Toolbox: How Part-Time Partners Boost Profits and Diversity,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Cleveland, March 2012)

GULC 2012 Womens Forum“Rethinking Associate Compensation: Building Loyalty, Fairness and Firm Profitability,” Center for Competitive Management (webinar, October 2011)

“Flex Success:  Winning Strategies for Balanced Hours Lawyers,” Project for Attorney Retention (teleconference, September 2011)

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Overview for New Investigators,” EEOC Training (Washington, D.C.  August 2011)

“Family Responsibility Discrimination,” Connecticut Bar Association (Hartford, May 2011)

“Effective Management of Reduced Hours Attorneys,” Diversity and Flexibility Alliance (teleconference, May 2011)GULC 2012 Womens Forum

“Action Steps for Advancing Women Lawyers,” Women Lawyers of Utah (teleseminar, April 2011)

“Balanced Hours: From Theory to Practice,” Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit, Center for Legal Inclusiveness (Denver, March 2011)

“Keeping the Keepers: Three Keys to Retaining Legal Talent,” South Carolina Bar Annual Convention, Law Management Seminar (Hilton Head, January 2011)

“The Pudding: Proof that Balanced Hours Pay Off for All,” Project for Attorney Retention Member Series (teleconference, November 2010)

“Men and Family Responsibilities Discrimination” (Author speaker series, Baltimore, October 2010)

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Overview for New Investigators,” EEOC Training (Washington, D.C.  August 2010)

“Training the Law Firm on New Alternative Work Program,” training given at international law firm (June 2010)

“Flexible Work: Where We Are and Where We’re Going,” keynote, Wal-Mart Flex-Time Summit (Bentonville, Arkansas, June 2010)

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination,” UKentucky Institute for Workplace Innovation (Lexington, May 2010)

“Keeping the Best and the Brightest,” Leadership for the Next Decade: Conference on Women and the Practice of Law for DuPont (Wilmington, DE, May 2010)

“The Flexibility and Diversity Connection,” ABA Commission on Women Summit for Women In-House Counsel (Philadelphia, April 2GULC 2012 Womens Forum010)

“Work/Life Issues and Solutions for In-House Lawyers,” ACC Legal Executives Roundtable (Chicago, April 2010)

“Attorney Retention, Flexible Work Hours, and Use of Diverse Firms/Suppliers – The New Reality,” DuPont Legal Annual Meeting (Wilmington, DE, March 2010)

“Positioning Law Firms for the Future: Retention of Women and Diverse Lawyers,” Keynote, Grand Rapids Bar Association (Grand Rapids, MI, March 2010)

“Fair Measure: Best Practices for Effective Evaluations,” law firm presentation (March 2010)

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination: Overview for New Investigators,” EEOC Training (Washington, D.C. March 2010)

“Part-Time Partners: Report of Denver Findings,” Keynote, Managing Partner Roundtable, Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Women’s Bar Association (Denver, February 2010)

“Billables? Billings? Boosting? Success for Women in Law Firms,” Keynote, Women Partners’ Dinner, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (D.C. December 2009)

“Barrier Update: The Glass Ceiling and Maternal Wall in Law Firms Today,” Keynote, Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI, November 2009)

“A Balancing Act: The Latest in Family Responsibility Discrimination Law,” ABA Labor and Employment CLE (Washington, D.C. November 2009)

“Writing Better Evaluations: Removing Hidden Gender Bias,” Law Firm Partner Training (Washington, D.C., September 2009)

“Family Responsibilities Discrimination,” Boston College Center for Work & Family, National Work & Family Roundtable Meeting (Boston, September 2009)

“Introduction to Family Responsibilities Discrimination,” training presentation to new EEOC investigators (Washington, D.C., August 2009)

“Balancing Work and Family in the Recession” (Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, 111th Congress, Washington, D.C. July 2009)

“Finding the Gash in the Pipeline: An Initial Look at the Results of the Utah Women Lawyers’ Survey” (Salt Lake City, UT, May 2009)

“Positioning Law Firms for the Future:  Retaining and Advancing Women Lawyers in the Down Economy” (University of Maryland School of Law, May 2009)

“The Landscape of Women in the Law: Gender Bias in Evaluation Systems” (Women’s Power Summit on Law and Leadership, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, April 2009)

“The Hidden Barrier to Developing Talent: Addressing Gender Bias in Evaluation and Compensation Systems” (University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, April 2009)

“Employer Best Practices to Avoid Discrimination Against Family Caregivers” (Testimony before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C., April 2009)

“Emerging Developments in Family Responsibilities Discrimination Teleconference” (ABA April 2009) “The Point of Impact:  Building Effective, Bias-Free Lawyer/Supervisor Relationships” (NALP Annual Education Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2009)

“Why Women Lawyers Leave, What Firms Can Do to Make Them Stay” (Yale Women Law Students Opt-Out or Pushed Out Conference, New Haven, March 2009)

“Ensuring the Downturn Is Not More Dangerous for Women Lawyers: Eliminating Hidden Gender Bias in the Legal Workplace” (PAR Annual Conference, Strategies for Advancing Women Lawyers in Turbulent Times, Washington, D.C., March 2009)

“Changing the Law Firm from Within” (Massachusetts Equality Commission, Boston, November 2008) “Advanced Strategies for Retaining Women Lawyers,” (Wal-Mart Superconference, Bentonville, AR, November 2008)

“Successful Women, Successful Firms: Eleven Practical Strategies for Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing Women Lawyers“ (Positioning Law Firms for Long-Term Success: New Strategies for Advancing Women Lawyers, PAR Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. May 2008)

“Effective Management of Reduced Hours Attorneys,” (Project for Attorney Retention teleconference, April 2008)

“New Ways to Work: Using Innovative Models to Recruit and Retain Attorneys” (NALP Annual Education Conference, Toronto, April 2008)

“The Role of Men in Advancing the Work/Life Agenda” (Yale Law School, March 2008)

“Discovering the Hidden Forces that Prevent Your Women’s Initiatives from Succeeding” and “Ensuring Your Firm’s Compensation System is Equitable for Women” (Retaining Women in the Legal Profession, Hildebrandt Institute, New York City, March 2008)

“Roadmap for Women Lawyers’ Success” (NALP/ALI-ABA webinar, January 2008)