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Certified professional coach & author
The Forte Factor
Jay is the president of The Forte Factor, a CEO coach and nationally ranked thought leader on performance. He is the author of several books, including Fire Up Your Employees, and is a former financial executive and corporate educator.
Former member of Congress (D-CA)
Foley & Lardner
Jenn represents employers on labor and employment matters and has defended numerous employment class and collective actions for employers. She also counsels clients and conducts audits on subjects like compliance with wage/hour laws and leaves of absence. She speaks often to employer groups.
Former member of Congress (R-WI)
Foley & Lardner
Foley & Lardner
CEO and Founder
Foley & Lardner
Chris represents and counsels employers throughout the country, with particular emphases on wage-and-hour issues and employee leave matters. He is a regular contributor to national employment law conferences and publications.
SPHR, author, speaker, advisor
Gregory & Appel
Karl Ahlrichs is an adviser to senior leadership on human resource and risk management issues, working for Gregory and Appel of Indianapolis. Karl has broad experience in senior level problem solving, with proven skills in handling complex organizational issues with uncommon sense. Karl is a national speaker and author, and is often quoted in the media on HR issues. He has facilitated a monthly CFO Roundtable for more than 10 years.
Foley & Lardner LLP
Daniel A. Kaplan is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP and is co-chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Kaplan counsels employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including wage and hour, employment contracts, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, worker's and unemployment compensation, family and medical leave, disability accommodations and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, and all state, federal and local discrimination laws. Mr. Kaplan has experience litigating before various state and federal agencies, various state courts, and federal courts throughout the country, including the Supreme Court.
Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia, Foley approaches client service by first understanding our clients’ priorities, objectives, and challenges. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses. www.foley.com
At Ogletree Deakins, we represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. ogletree.com
We provide all of our consulting services with clarity of thought and communication, while delivering value for our fees with integrity.
Our broad offerings of services may take many forms: Confidential Consulting and Advocacy; Independent Expert Analysis; Investigations; Transaction Support and Financial Turnaround.
Regardless of the nature of our role, we combine deep finance, accounting, economics and industry specific experience to support executives and management teams control, resolve and/or analyze difficult business challenges.
Traliant is committed to delivering broadcast-quality compliance training in a format that resembles something you’d find on Hulu or Netflix. Experience the top benefits that come with an engaging, integrated learning system that’s built around the needs of your organization. www.traliant.com
Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is a regional firm with a national practice. Our over 180 lawyers serve a broad range of clients, including individuals, privately held businesses, multi-national corporations and government entities. We also provide counsel to in-house legal departments and to other law firms that require our distinctive experience. Our multidisciplinary attorney teams coordinate between practice groups and offices to provide the scope and depth of legal skill necessary to serve our clients most successfully. https://shermanhoward.com/
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