Register Now! Hinshaw's 22nd Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

October 12, 2017
Hilton Chicago-Northbrook

Hinshaw's 22nd Annual Labor & Employment Seminar will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Hilton Chicago-Northbrook in Northbrook, Illinois.

Join in-house legal counsel, business leaders, human resource executives and other professionals for an informative seminar that examines and analyzes a wide range of current issues affecting employers and offers practical strategies and best practices for minimizing your company's exposure to claims. As in previous years, attendees will be able to earn CLE and SHRM continuing education credit for this full-day seminar. This seminar is ideal for legal, business and human resource leaders of public and privately held companies and not-for-profit organizations spanning a wide range of industries, including banking and finance, construction,  education, food and beverage, healthcare, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, professional services and retail.

A final agenda with session descriptions is now available.

Click here to access the online registration form.

Date & Time
Thursday, October 12, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT
Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. CT

New Location This Year 
Hilton Chicago-Northbrook
2855 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, Illinois

New This Year: Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
We are thrilled to announce that U.S. Senator Dick Durbin will be joining us on October 12 as our keynote speaker during lunch. He will be giving brief remarks followed by Q&A. Senator Durbin is not only this State’s senior senator, but he also serves as the Democratic Whip, the second highest ranking position among the Senate Democrats. In addition to these distinctions, Senator Durbin sits on the Senate Judiciary, Appropriations, and Rules Committees. His tenure along with his positions of authority make his comments and insight important and vital on justice, civil rights, jobs and the economy – and minimum wage, pay equity, health benefits and labor reform in particular. 

Back by Popular Demand: "Labor & Employment Year in Review" and  "Advice on Tap"
The seminar will conclude with an open mic session where attendees will be able to pose questions to Hinshaw attorneys while enjoying beer, wine or soft drinks. Light hors d'oeuvres also will be available.

This Year’s Programming Highlights
This year’s seminar includes a dynamic panel discussion by a group of plaintiffs’ employment lawyers, a moderated and dissected cross-examination of an HR director, and several breakout sessions and discussions focused on employee benefits and potential Affordable Care Act reform, cybersecurity, and the complexities of entrepreneurial employment in the shared economy.

Continuing Education
Attorneys and human resources professionals may be able to earn up to 5 hours of continuing education credit. Applications pending.

Registration & Fee
Online registration is now open! The cost of this seminar is $95/person if registered on or before August 31. After August 31, the registration fee will be $135/person. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, seminar materials and Advice on Tap refreshments. Two or more attendees coming from the same company or organization will receive a 15% discount on the cost of registration.
Contact Jonathan Becks at or 312-704-3000.