ALIS Law Conference 2019
Under the ALIS umbrella, ALIS Law focuses on current legal matters of interest to hotel owners and operators. While the Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) conference discusses the issues and opportunities related to buying, selling, and building hotels, ALIS Law focuses on the “day after” the deal closes and the many legal issues owners and operators face. Attendees included general counsel teams of hotel ownership companies, management companies, and brands, as well as law firms that advise hoteliers.
On Monday, January28, 2019 from 8:45am- 9:30am, CIHLER Director, Dave Sherwyn '86, JD '89 will speak and moderate panel at the ALIS Law Conference.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN 2019
PREVENTING, INVESTIGATING, EVALUATING, & LITIGATING
The relevance of sexual harassment has increased exponentially since Weinstein and MeToo, but what
about the law has it changed? What about employers have they altered their practices and
In this session we will release the full results of the report named, “Yes, It Was Sexual Harassment, But Is The Company Liable?”, which is a statistical analysis of how courts apply the affirmative
defense in sexual harassment cases for 1998 - 2000 compared to 2010 - 2017. We will then discuss how operators are preventing and responding to sexual harassment claims.
David Sherwyn, Professor of Law, Cornell University
Carolyn Chabrow Berger,
Senior Counsel, Employment & Benefits, Hilton
Caroline George, General Counsel, Crescent Hotels & Resorts
Thea Parent, Counsel, Cozen O’Connor and
former Senior Counsel, Hersha Hospitality
Residence Inn and Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Open to Everyone