October 23, 2007

Jenner & Block Partner Carla J. Rozycki recently spoke at Aon’s Large Law Firm Symposium held October 16-18 in Chicago.

Ms. Rozycki spoke at a session entitled, “Employment Practices Liability: Ever Present and Ever Threatening.”  Ms. Rozycki, along with moderator Michael L. Matula of Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart P.C. and panelist Bettina P. Plevan of Proskauer Rose, discussed the types of claims brought against law firms by partners, associates and staff.  They spoke about the risks that occur both reputationally and financially and how the law firm environment influences these risks. They also discussed loss prevention suggestions.

Ms. Rozycki is Chair of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice.  Ms. Rozycki also serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Positive Work Environment Committee and as Firm Counsel (Employment).  Ms. Rozycki has represented public and private employers in employment discrimination, harassment, wage/hour, ERISA benefits, restrictive covenants, and state common law claims brought by individuals, government agencies and as class actions, as well as First Amendment, due process and equal protection claims, before federal, state and appellate courts and in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the Department of Labor and a variety of other federal, state and local administrative agencies.  She also write a regular column for on Labor Law issues.