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 Export to Your Calendar 7/17/2019
When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
12:00 -1:00 pm
Where: Webinar
United States
Presenter: Gordon & Rees
Contact: STAR Chicago Headquarters
(312) 442-9079


Online registration is available until: 7/17/2019
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Legal Minefields
Top Issues Recruiters Are Facing in Employment Law

STAR Chicago Member & Non-Member: Complimentary Attendance

Join us for discussion of timely and relevant topics on what every recruiter needs to know about employment law. Patrick Moran and Jordan Matthis from the law firm of Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP will present information designed to inform recruiters, from their perspective, of new and hot-button employment-related matters as they pertain to current and future employees. The goal of the webinar is to ensure that STAR Chicago members know recent updates in employment law as it pertains to candidate qualification.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Medical Marijuana & Drug Testing
  • Background Checks
  • Compensation and Salary History
  • Minimum Wage Issues
  • Privacy & GDPR Issues Pertinent To New Candidates


Patrick F. Moran, Partner - Gordon & Rees

Patrick is a Partner in the labor and employment group of Gordon & Rees. He represents employers, managers and HR-professionals in navigating the ever-changing landscape of law in the workplace. Patrick spends his time educating his clients [compliance], and litigating those claims alleging violations of law. Gordon & Rees is a national law firm composed of over 800 attorneys serving clients nationwide. An AmLaw 200 firm, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the five fastest-growing law firms in the country with 48 offices in 31 states. Gordon & Rees is a Go-To Law Firm® for Labor & Employment Litigation. Patrick is practices out of the firm’s Chicago and Milwaukee offices and is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin.


Jordan L. Matthis, Associate in the Chicago office - Gordon & Rees

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Matthis was an Assistant State’s Attorney in both the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau and Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. As an Assistant State’s Attorney, she prosecuted criminal misdemeanors and defended Cook County against civil rights, labor and employment, and medical malpractice claims. Ms. Matthis has extensive litigation experience and has served as lead trial counsel in over 100 bench trials and in 14 jury trials taken to verdict. Ms. Matthis earned her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law where she served as a Legal Research and Writing and Trial Advocacy Teaching Assistant. She also served as a Member and Assistant Coach of the Mock Trial Team.