Plan A: Employment and Succession Planning for your Organization
Strategies to protect your company's trade secrets, confidential information and customer relationships
The effective us of severance agreements to reduce legal fees, avoid litigation and limit liability
Succession Planning: Taking a proactive approach to prepare your organization for an efficient transition with less likelihood of disruption to operations, while maximizing the value of your business and enabling it to meet future needs.
SPEAKERS & HOST
Jeffrey Berman - Shareholder, Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Jeff Berman is a Shareholder and Managing Partner at Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. and head of the firm's corporate practice. He has practiced law in Atlanta for more than 30 years. Throughout his legal career, Jeff has had the opportunity to work with exceptionally successful entrepreneurs on the wide range of legal and business issues that directly effect the entrepreneur and his or her business.
Jeff's practice includes mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies, employment agreements, succession and estate planning for entrepreneurs, commercial real estate and contracts of all kinds. He partners with clients to make their businesses run smoothly, make processes easier, avoid surprises and, ultimately, help them and their business grow and succeed.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Emory University School of Law, Jeff was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1982. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the Corporate Lawyer Network, and the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Jeff serves as general counsel for Learning on the Log and is on the board of the William Breman Jewish Home.
Kenneth Winkler - Shareholder, Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Ken Winkler is a shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn P.C. and leads the firm's hospitality team. He has practiced employment law since 1994. Ken's practice concentrates on counseling employers and business owners on the numerous laws and regulations that govern the workplace. Ken helps clients grow their businesses by guiding them through workplace issues and conflicts so that they can focus on their operations.
Ken has represented employers in employment litigation in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board, as well as handling discrimination and harassment claims brought under the spectrum of employment laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the American With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and other federal, state and local statutes and regulations.
Ken's practice also includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes involving restrictive covenants including non-compete, non-solicitation of customers, non-recruitment of employees, non-disclosure/confidential information and trade secrets provisions as well as disputes involving tortious interference with business and contractual relations, breach of fiduciary duty and/or duty of loyalty.
Ken leads and serves as the General Counsel to the Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association and is a member of the Industry Board of the Cecil B. Day’s School of Hospitality at Georgia State University. Ken was named Georgia "Super Lawyer" based on research and surveys by Law and Politics Media in 2004, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and has also been recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as a "Legal Elite".
Ken graduated from The Ohio State University and obtained his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Ken is a Vice President of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, serves on the advisory board of Georgia State University School of Hospitality and is involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Date / Time:
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Continental Breakfast at 7:45 | Presentation 8:10 – 9:50 | Q&A 9:50
4000 Summit Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30319
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