Ballard Spahr’s Manufacturing Group is pleased to present our webinar series, “The Evolving Manufacturing Industry: Legal Developments, Challenges, and Opportunities.” Each program in the series will discuss the ever-changing issues faced by companies in the manufacturing industry. Please check back for regular updates and registration links.

October: Moving Beyond #MeToo: Harassment, Discrimination and Pay Equity in the Manufacturing Workplace

Denise M. Keyser, Partner, Manufacturing and Labor and Employment Groups

Mary M. O'Brien, Of Counsel, Manufacturing and Labor and Employment Groups

Tara Humma, Associate, Labor and Employment Group

November: Disassembling the 2018 Midterm Election: What Lies Ahead for the American Manufacturing Industry

Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell

Former U.S. Representative Charles W. Dent

Robert J. Clark, Ballard Spahr

December: Changing Climate and Changing Business Practices: How Manufacturers Are Adapting

Lauren P. Alterman, Vice President, Environmental, Health and Safety, Saint-Gobain Corporation

Troy Virgo, Director of Sustainability & Product Stewardship, Shaw Industries, Inc.

Laura Berkey-Ames, Director, Energy and Resources Policy, National Association of Manufacturers

Brendan K. Collins, Practice Leader, Manufacturing Group

January: How IoT Regulation and Litigation are Transforming the Manufacturing Industry

Neal Walters, Practice Leader, Product Liability and Mass Tort Group

David M. Stauss, Partner, Privacy and Data Security and Product Liability and Mass Tort Groups

J. Matthew Thornton, Associate, Privacy and Data Security and Product Liability and Mass Tort Groups

February: Liquidity for Manufacturers – Current Trends in M&A and Private Equity

Brendan K. Collins, Practice Leader, Manufacturing Group

Robert E. Tunheim, Co-Practice Leader, Private Equity Group

Michael P. Warren, Partner, Business and Finance Group

March: Intellectual Property and Manufacturing: Identifying Assets for Today and Tomorrow

Mark Privratsky, Of Counsel, Intellectual Property Group

Christian R. Barnes, Associate, Business and Finance Group

april: Media(and social media law) overview for MANUFACTURERS

Ashley I. Kissinger, Of Counsel, Litigation Group

Chad R. Bowman, Partner, Litigation Group