April 1, 2013
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was interviewed for an article that appeared in a March 25, 2013 post on Fox Business. The article titled, “Don’t Get Sued Over March Madness,” addresses the many concerns employers face when the NCAA tournament is in play, from gambling issues, to possible harassment or discrimination suits.
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April 1, 2013
Arnstein & Lehr LLP Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was interviewed for a segment on the Defense of Marriage Act that ran March 27, 2013 on WIOD news radio 610, which offers news, traffic and weather for Miami and Fort Lauderdale. In it, Ms. Adelson confides that employers are not all enamored with DOMA for the financial pitfalls it places on them.
December 21, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelsonwas recently selected as legal counsel for the Commercial Real Estate Women board of directors for 2013. CREW is a premier business networking organization dedicated to advancing the achievements of women in commercial real estate. The organization seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach.
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October 5, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was the guest speaker at the October 2 luncheon for the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC), Fort Lauderdale Chapter. NAWIC is an organization dedicated to providing opportunities for professional development, education, networking, leadership training and more to its female members in the construction industry. The luncheon took place at Michele’s Dining Lounge in Fort Lauderdale from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. The topic of Ms. Adelson’s talk was compliance with the Department of Justice’s 2012 ADA Standards for Accessible Design of commercial facilities.
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September 26, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson spoke on September 20 at the Association of Litigation Support Professionals CLE dinner, held at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel. The event included a networking and cocktail hour, dinner, and Ms. Adelson’s presentation on social media and e-discovery.
July 9, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson authored an article for the July 8 issue of The Miami Herald, titled “Impact of retaliation claims on small businesses.” Ms. Adelson discusses the increasing threat of retaliation claims for small businesses in South Florida, due to various reasons, including greater information available to employees and the worsening economy resulting in increased layoffs.
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July 6, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson and Summer Associate Nicole Castano attended the Fifth Annual Federal Bar Association Summer Associates/Law Clerks’ Day at the Federal Courthouse in Broward County on June 15. The event included breakfast with the Judges in the courthouse, a question and answer session with representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Federal Public Defender, and a luncheon with federal court practitioners.
June 11, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson attended the 4th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club, on May 16 at The Signature Grand in Davie, Florida. The purpose of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County is to help young people ages 6-18 improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during their critical period of growth. Services and programs provided focus on everything from education, social recreation, health and physical education, to leadership and citizenship development, cultural enrichment, and personal adjustment with one-on-one counseling.
April 3, 2012
Arnstein & Lehr Fort Lauderdale Partner Lori Adelson was quoted in a March 30 article in Business Insider. The article, titled “Why Companies Could Get In Trouble For Accessing Your Facebook Page,” discusses a recent hot topic regarding the legality of employers asking prospective employees for their Facebook passwords to check for conducts such as disorderly behavior. Ms. Adelson comments that password snooping is legal, however employers could open themselves up to liability by doing this because they could be sued for discrimination if they then decide not to hire the applicant. Ms. Adelson was the only source for the story and was quoted throughout.
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