SAVE THE DATE, 2019 Florida NELA Annual Conference

Join your friends and fellow employment lawyers for this years up and coming Fall Conference!

Proposed Conference Schedule


Friday, September 20, 2019

  • Mike Farrell, EEOC Update – Brown-bagging it with the Executive Director of the EEOC
  • Jason Gunter, Using Employer Insurance Policies to Get Big Money
  • Patricia Sigman, Best Practices for Structuring Favorable Executive Compensation Packages
  • David J. Rodziewicz, Financially Leveraging ESI Production (Last year Part I was all about how to get the ESI; this year is PART II – how to use that ESI to increase case value/get favorable results)
  • Cathleen Scott, Medical Marijuana in an Employment Context


Saturday, September 21, 2019

  • Loren Donnel, FLSA Update
  • Robert Spohrer, Qui Tam speaker
  • Elan Kaney, New Tax Info Impacting Employee Clients, i.e, Harvey Weinstein law
  • Rick Johnson, Hot Topics
  • Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group sponsors lunch and conducts somewhat casual Q&A session regarding mediation best practices
  • Skills Workshop – Amy Singer, Jury Selection tips and best practices for big damages verdicts.
  • Brian Calciano (with additional materials from Ben Yormak), Whistleblower Retaliation Reinstatement Hearings; getting and using this equitable remedy to leverage a favorable financial outcome
  • Lindsey Wagner, 30(b)(6) Depositions


Hotel Accommodations


Rooming reservations can be made using the link below.  The link will not include your suite upgrades, to reserve a suite, you must call the resort at 239-444-1234 and ask for our “In House Reservation Department”. Please note that the suites are based on availability.

Location: 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, Florida 34134

Phone: (239) 390-4267


Room Reservations: NELA Group Rate Booking

Conference Registration

Receive discounted conference registration pricing by registering prior to August 9th!



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