In an article titled “U.S. Supreme Court Analyzes Pregnancy Discrimination,” Stephen Miller, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, and Jessica Hurst, an associate in the Labor & Employment Department, discuss Young v. United Parcel Services, in which the U.S. Supreme Court will decide the appropriate standard to apply in determining whether an employer has violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. More specifically, the court will determine under what circumstances pregnant employees are entitled to work accommodations that are provided to their non-pregnant coworkers.
In an article titled “Technology Cases To Watch In 2015,” Melissa Maxman, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit case Adobe Systems Inc., et al. v. Northern District of California. Observed Melissa, “No matter how the case is ultimately concluded, it also will be an important precedent in antitrust class action settlement jurisprudence.”
The Global Insurance Department will present a two hour program of in-depth presentations on international directors’ and officers’ insurance. The presentations will focus on trends and developments in various jurisdictions around the world. Our panel of speakers are drawn from leading insurers and reinsurers of D&O risks.