Fox Rothschild Attorneys Present at In-house Counsel Conference of Association of Corporate Counsel America South Florida Chapter

September 26, 2011 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild attorneys Jerold Glassman, David Greene, Harvey Katz and Amy Rubin recently spoke at the Southeast Florida In-house Counsel Conference titled, “A Day in the Life of An In-house Counsel: Managing a Multi-disciplinary Practice” on September 22.

The conference, presented by the Association of Corporate Counsel of America, South Florida Chapter, was split into three extensive sessions covering the issues that will affect the business plans of in-house counsel in the near future.

Glassman and Katz discussed the first hot topic at the conference—health care reform. Their session focused on the financial, legal and tax impact new mandates and coverage changes will have on employers and health care plans.

Rubin presented the second session on data security and privacy breaches, which offered insight on preparation and effective response to a potential security breach. Joining her was Peter Sheptak, general counsel of World Omni Financial Corp.

The last session was presented by Greene and focused on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on securities litigation and enforcement, including changes in aiding and abetting violations in SEC action, whistleblower awards and protections and best compliance practices.

Glassman has practiced extensively in the area of traditional labor law, representing employers throughout the United States and Canada. His practice encompasses all aspects of the labor/management relationship, including collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, the administration of labor contracts, and union avoidance. Glassman advises employers on long-term employment and labor law workforce strategies, including relocations, consolidations, mergers, and acquisitions. He earned his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1966 and his B.A. from Rutgers University in 1957.

A member of the Litigation Department at Fox Rothschild, Greene focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation matters involving banking, title insurance, real estate and construction litigation. He also has experience in franchise litigation, securities disputes, physician group dissolutions and other business disputes. Greene regularly handles litigation matters for banks, title insurance companies and their insureds, merchant services providers, franchisees and building contractors. He received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1996 and his B.B.A., with honors, from the University of Miami in 1993

Co-chair of the firm’s employee benefits and compensation practice, Katz focuses his practice on all aspects of pension, executive compensation and employee benefits law. During his 33-year legal career, Katz’s practice has included an extremely broad array of sophisticated employee benefits issues for public and private companies. He lends his knowledge to the firm's Health Care Reform Working Group, which is designed to help clients sort through the myriad of issues and changes stemming from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Katz earned his L.L.M. from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in 1982, his J.D. from New York Law School in 1977 and his B.A. from Temple University in 1973.

A certified specialist in Civil Trial and Business Litigation Law by The Florida Bar, Rubin focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. She has a diverse practice, which encompasses contract disputes, real estate, loan workouts, probate litigation, actions brought under Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), Title VII, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), trade secret and restrictive covenant cases involving non-compete agreements. She also handles general bank operational litigation matters. Rubin earned her J.D., cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law and her B.A., with honors, from University of Maryland.

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