The world health community continues to monitor closely the emergence of the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and its spread has been declared a “public health emergency of international concern” by the World Health Organization. At this time, no one knows how severe this outbreak will be and we are still learning details about the COVID-19 virus and how it is spread within communities. Law firms need to be prepared to balance the health and safety of their people while continuing to serve the needs of clients. From business insurance issues to risk management implications to leading your population through uncertainty, join Pillsbury partner David Klein and Chief Human Resources Officer Kathleen Pearson as they share practical approaches law firms can take in this uncertain time.

Learning Objectives

  • Classify your business insurance and workers’ compensation coverage
  • Identify risk management implications
  • Demonstrate how to communicate and lead effectively in a crisis

David Klein, a Pillsbury Litigation partner, is repeatedly recognized in Chambers USA for his skill in resolving insurance coverage disputes through litigation and negotiation. David brings extensive experience in insurance matters involving general and excess liability, pollution legal liability, first party/business interruption, fidelity/crime, directors and officers, and errors and omissions coverage. He also advises clients on proposed terms of coverage at placement and renewal.

As Chief Human Resources Officer, Kathleen Pearson is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall strategic direction of the firm. Kathleen oversees all HR-related functions for the firm and provides strategic leadership specifically in the areas of employee relations, talent management, benefit administration, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation. 



Seminar Information
Date Presented:
March 12, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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The Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Is Here: Now What?
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