Close
Login to MyACC
ACC Members

Not a Member?

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.

Join ACC

October 10, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

TopGolf
2000 Ikea Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240

Pricing
Members: $25
Non-members: $45

Overview (Program Summary)

AGENDA
11:30—11:55 a.m.

Registration


11:55 a.m.—12:00 noon 
Welcome/Lunch

12:00—12:25 p.m.

Plaintiff Attorneys’ “Cottage Industry”

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act

· What is it and how has it been abused – “junk faxes”
· Statutory damages for violations and attorney’s fees
· Impact of the “Do Not Call List”
· Rise of Class Actions
Presenter:
Kevin Murch, Attorney, Perez & Morris

12:25—12:45 p.m.
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
· What does it mean for businesses
· Statutory damages for violations and attorney’s fees
· Class actions and other litigation
Presenter: Mark Melko, Attorney, Perez & Morris

12:45—1:05 p.m.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)
· “Traditional” abuse of the ADA by Plaintiffs’ lawyers
· Construction and store design access issues
· Dealing with serial ADA claimants
Presenter: Kevin Murch, Attorney, Perez & Morris

1:05—1:30 p.m.
The New Face of ADA Litigation
Website Inaccessibility Claims
· What is “website inaccessibility” and how are courts determining legal standards for compliance given the DOJ has not promulgated specific standards
· Case studies from across the country demonstrating large variation in judicial interpretation and rulings
· How have state and federal legislatures, and administrative agencies responded
Presenter: Sarah Perez, Attorney, Perez & Morris

1:30—1:50 p.m.
Avoiding Website Inaccessibility Claims
· Recommendations for how maintain and document compliance
· Litigation and settlement strategies to protect against future litigation and/or shortcut to quick decision or resolution of future cases
Presenter: Sarah Perez, Attorney, Perez & Morris

1:50—2:00 p.m.
Potential Future Cottage Industry Litigation

Presenters: Mark Melko, Kevin Murch, and Sarah Perez

2:00 p.m.
Golf


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CLE

Credits: Pending 2.0 hours
State: OH
Category: General

Sponsored By

ACC

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work properly; others help us improve the user experience.

By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. For more information, read our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Accept