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Airdo Werwas Selected to Present at 2017 FETTI Conference

Mollie Werwas was selected by the National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (FETTI) to present its National FETTI Annual Conference, on October 5, 2017, at the Union League Club in Chicago, Illinois. Mollie presented a session entitled, “The Dog Ate My Policy: Determining Coverage When the Policy is Lost,” that addressed the perspectives of both […]

Enforcing Arbitration Agreements in Nursing Home Resident Contracts

The United States Supreme Court decision of Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark, along with federal regulatory action, has cleared the way for nursing homes in Illinois to adopt enforceable arbitration agreements as part of standard resident contracts.  For nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, these developments, which void prior prohibitions on arbitration agreements, allow […]

Mollie Werwas Presents at PRIMA Conference

On June 5 and 6, Mollie Werwas presented at the annual Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Conference, in Phoenix, Arizona.  Attendees at the conference included claims professionals and risk managers for municipalities, school districts, and other public entities from across the country.  Mollie presented three education sessions, on topics including spoliation of evidence, managing social […]

Legal Implications of Limiting or Monitoring Student and Employee Use of Social Media

On February 21, Michael Airdo will speak at the LaSallian Association of Secondary Schools Conference, in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Airdo will discuss the legal implications of limiting or monitoring student and employee use of social media, and offer recommendations as to the best practices, policies, and procedures for both schools and employers to handle […]

Data Security’s Weakest Links: Social Media and Human Error

Mollie N. Werwas

Mollie Werwas and Justin Evans, of Kopon Airdo, recently presented a webinar for the firm’s clients focusing on data security and social media, and provided advice and recommendations for organizations and entities that are navigating these issues.

Airdo Werwas Selected to Present at 2017 PRIMA Conference

Michael Airdo and Mollie Werwas have been selected to present at the annual Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) conference, …

Kopon Airdo Lawyers to Speak at Midwest Corporate Counsel & Compliance Forum

Mollie N. Werwas

Mollie Werwas and Maureen Murphy will each be speaking at the Midwest Corporate Counsel & Compliance Forum, …

Legal Developments for Religious Institutes

Michael A. Airdo

Michael A. Airdo will speak at the Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) National Conference …

Illinois Townships

Michael A. Airdo

Michael A. Airdo spoke to the Metropolitan Township Association on September 7, 2016. …

Dismissal Obtained in Nursing Home Case

Michael A. Airdo recently obtained dismissal …