Houston Chapter

ACC Houston Labor & Employment Practice Group CLE: The Aftermath of Harvey...and We're Not Talking About the Hurricane: The Role of In-house Counsel in Eliminating Workplace Harrassment


Sponsored By:

Offices of Baker McKenzie
700 Louisiana Street Suite 3000
Houston, TX 77002

**See parking notes below


The Aftermath of Harvey...and We're Not Talking About the Hurricane: The Role of In-house Counsel in Eliminating Workplace Harrassment

News coverage of sexual harassment has sharpened the focus of the important role of in-house counsel in creating safe workplaces. Our panel will recap the key events and coverage that have elevated the discussion as they review the approaches in-house counsel can use in their organizations. A highly interactive format will hone in on issues such as:

  • Is the threat of retaliation keeping employees from coming forward?
  • Is more sensitivity training a good solution in this climate?
  • Who should be included on the team handling the investigation of allegations (privileged vs. non-privileged)?

**Limited parking will be available in the Bank of America Center garage. The garage entrance is located on Smith Street between Capitol and Rusk Streets. Parking can be validated at our reception desk once you arrive. You may park in any unreserved spot. Upon parking in the garage, please use the elevator to go to the Bank of America Center lobby. Please proceed to the 30th floor using the South elevator bank next to the concierge desk for Floors 26 - 36.


Check In & Networking: 11:30 am - 12:00 noon
Lunch & Program: 12:00 noon  - 1:00 pm



Kimberly Pilcher, Assistant Chief Attorney, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Latasha McDade, Attorney, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Mike Brewer, Employment Partner, California, Baker McKenzie
Emily Harbison [Moderator], Employment Partner, Texas, Baker McKenzie



The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for and whose primary responsibility is providing internal legal advice to corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations.  Accordingly, the ACC Houston Chapter reserves the right to limit attendance at this Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event to ACC Houston Chapter members or non-ACC chapter member in-house attorneys only.   If you are not an attorney and wish to attend this CLE event, you may only do so, space permitting, if you are accompanied by an in-house attorney from your company or organization.

When you participate in a ACC or ACC Houston event, photography, audio and/or video recording may occur. By participating in the event, you grant ACC Houston and other entities as ACC Houston may designate from time to time (“ACC Houston Parties”) the right to create, use, distribute, broadcast, edit, or otherwise disseminate the photography, audio and/or video recording from the event that contain recordings of you or your likeness (collectively “Recordings”) without any further review or approval from you, in whole or in part, throughout the world, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed. This grant to the ACC Houston Parties includes, but is not limited to, the use of the Recordings either alone or together with supporting materials, such as video or supporting information.

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In addition, you understand that ACC Houston is not obligated to use the Recordings in any way. You agree that the rights granted herein are irrevocable. You further agree that you have no ownership rights in the Recordings and are due no royalties or other compensation whatsoever related to the Recordings.

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Credits: Pending
State: TX


Elena Baer
Phone: 713-375-2735
E-mail: acchouston@accglobal.com



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