Maryam H. Arfeen to Lead Legal Professionals Through a Review of the Family and Medical Leave Act's Trends and Topics after 30 Years in CBA Seminar


In the Chicago Bar Association’s (CBA) upcoming seminar, Maryam H. Arfeen will serve as a co-moderator guiding attorneys and other industry professionals through an analysis of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in anticipation of its 30th anniversary on Thursday, May 19 at 3 pm CT.

The seminar, “The FMLA at 30: A Review of Trends and Topics under the Family and Medical Leave Act as it Approaches its 30th Anniversary,” will provide an examination of legislative trends as well as an overview of its past, present and future implications. The event will be held virtually and offer 2.0 CLE credits upon completion.

The panel will explore a variety of topics including:
• The basics and history of the act
• Methods to avoid potential pitfalls and problems
• The interplay of the FMLA with Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
• Trends in FMLA litigation in the 7th Circuit
• Potential legislative changes and their impact

Register for the event here.

Maryam represents an expansive range of clients in litigation in both state and federal courts. She has represented professionals, companies and their insurers in commercial litigation, employment litigation, medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. She also has experience with civil rights, whistleblower and contract disputes.

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