Fox Rothschild Sponsoring and Actively Participating in 2013 Hispanic National Bar Association ConferenceSeptember 3, 2013 – In The News
Fox Rothschild is a proud sponsor of the 2013 Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Conference in Denver, CO on Sept 4-7. Fox and its attorneys have a long-standing relationship with the HNBA and have been active participants in the organization for years.
In addition to sponsoring the conference, Fox is also sponsoring the HNBA Legal Fund Reception on September 5, at The Hyatt Regency. The firm’s involvement with the conference is spearheaded by Fox partner and HNBA Board of Governors member Yesenia Gallegos.
The HNBA Legal Education Fund supports the association’s educational and charitable missions, including identifying and providing financial assistance to worthy programs that address education and the law within the U.S. Hispanic community and legal profession.
Fox attorneys will serve as active participants in the event, as partners Alka Bahal and Dirk Haire will each be members of panel discussions covering immigration and government contracts.
Bahal, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Immigration Practice Group, will be a member of a panel discussion on the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Update. This informational panel will focus on current state and federal immigration law including the DREAM Act and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Haire, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Construction Law Group, will be a member a panel discussion on the Government Contract Development & Procurement panel. This panel will provide various practical tips for establishing a successful government contracting relationship with an emphasis on acquisition streamlining statutes and procurement regulations.
Gallegos focuses her legal practice in labor, employment and business litigation, including class actions pending in state and federal court. She also advises clients and provides training in areas such as protecting trade secrets; wage and hour law; discrimination and harassment claims; executive employment agreements; leaves of absences; and reductions in force.