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Speakers

Michael D. Homans of Flaster Greenberg was selected by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to participate as a panelist with Jennifer C. Bell, a partner at Bell & Bell, at “The Who, What and How of Handling Age Discrimination Cases” seminar at PBI’s 23rd annual employment law institute scheduled for April 27 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Homans is chair of the litigation, labor and employment department atFlaster Greenbergin Philadelphia.

Homans practices labor and ­employment law, concentrating on the litigation of ­workplace disputes and pre-litigation ­advice to employers and employees, ­including matters relating to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and noncompete agreements.

The seminar has been approved for 12 Pennsylvania/New Jersey CLE credits.

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Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young ­partner Steve Feinour participated in a panel discussion at the 2017 New York Stock Exchange ETF Regulatory Summit on April 6 in New York.

Feinour’s panel, “SEC and Exchange Initiatives: What to Expect and How to Prepare,” discussed nontransparent ­active ETF initiatives, compliance with the ­exchanges’ newly adopted continued ­listing standards and custom baskets.

Feinour is a partner in the firm’s ­investment management group and ­counsels investment companies and investment advisers in connection with various regulatory, compliance and transactional issues.

He advises clients on matters such as the formation, registration and ongoing regulation of investment ­companies, ­including index-based and ­actively managed ETFs.

Events

Griesing Law hosted its Entertainment Roundtable Series: “Business Strategies for TV and Film Production” in its Brooklyn office.

Griesing Law has offices in Philadelphia, New York and Cincinnati.

In January 2010 the firm was launched and it currently has 12 attorneys that ­represent Fortune 500 companies, small and privately held business, nonprofits, government entities and individuals.

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Reed Smith attorneys and staff traveled to D. Newlin Fell School in Philadelphia on March 28 to join students for lunch and a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) challenge as part of Reverse Day with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls program. Reed Smith partner Matt Rosso and his “little” Demetrius Nettles worked together on the STEM project, a timed activity to design and build a roller coaster using plastic straws and a pingpong ball.

Announcements

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If you’re a plaintiffs or defense attorney who has obtained a verdict or settlement in Pennsylvania county or federal court ­recently, email Zack Needles at ZNeedles@alm.com.