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Andrew Kopon Jr., President of the International Association of Defense Counsel, Spoke at the 2018 IADC Singapore Corporate Counsel Symposium Sponsored in Conjunction with the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association

IADC President, Andrew Kopon Jr., was a panelist at the 2018 IADC Singapore Corporate Counsel Symposium, on May 10, 2018, where he spoke on sexual harassment litigation in North America. For more information regarding the Symposium, please visit: https://www.iadclaw.org  

Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2018

Kopon Airdo, LLC congratulates Andrew Kopon, Jr. on being recognized by his peers as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the field of product liability litigation in the latest publication of Who’s Who Legal: Life Science 2018. Congratulations!    

Complimentary Webinar: Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace

Maureen Murphy

On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST, Kopon Airdo, LLC  will present our Complimentary Webinar: Medicinal and Recreational Marijuana in the Workplace. While more and more states are legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational purposes, marijuana use remains illegal under federal law, creating challenges for employers. In this webinar, Maureen Murphy and Colette […]

Complimentary Webinar – Data Privacy and Regulation: Understanding Your Obligations and Exposures

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018,  Kopon Airdo, LLC  presented our Complimentary Webinar – Data Privacy and Regulation: Understanding Your Obligations and Exposures. Collecting and storing data about employees, customers, donors, students, and patients is an integral part of every business’s operations. Maintaining that data safely and securely introduces risks and liabilities, particularly as the laws […]

Kopon Airdo Presented at LeadingAge Illinois’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo

Michael A. Airdo

Michael Airdo and Mollie Werwas  presented at LeadingAge Illinois’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo, which ran from April 17-19, 2018, at the Schaumburg Convention Center.  Michael and Mollie  spoke on two topics: Defending the Wound Care Case and Resident Privacy: Minimizing the Risks of Identity Theft.  For more information regarding LeadingAge Illinois and the 2018 […]

Andy and Lynn Kopon Received the Founder’s Award from De La Salle Institute at its Great Futures Gala

Kopon Airdo, LLC  is pleased to announce that  Andy and Lynn Kopon received the Founder’s Award from De La Salle Institute at its Great Futures Gala on April 20, 2018. Congratulations! If you are interested in information regarding the  Great Futures Gala, please click here.

Michael A. Airdo Moderated a Panel Entitled, “Innovations in ADR,” at the IADC’s Midyear Meeting

Michael A. Airdo

Michael A. Airdo moderated a Panel entitled, “Innovations in ADR,” at the IADC’s Midyear Meeting in La Quinta, California, on February 12, 2018.  The panelists discussed mediation and arbitration in Asia, using a “mock arbitration” in the UK and Middle East, and techniques to settle difficult cases.  Mr. Airdo also held a workshop on Board […]

Complimentary Webinar – Crisis Response: What to do When the Media, Law Enforcement, and Regulatory Agencies are at the Front Door

Michael A. Airdo

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018,  Kopon Airdo, LLC presented our Complimentary Webinar – Crisis Response: What to do When the Media, Law Enforcement, and Regulatory Agencies are at the Front Door. Crises come at the worst times, and pre-planning for a variety of emergency situations will best position any organization for a brighter recovery.  You must […]

Complimentary Webinar: When and How to Conduct a Sexual Harassment Investigation

Maureen Murphy

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018,  Kopon Airdo, LLC presented our Complimentary Webinar, When and How to Conduct a Sexual Harassment Investigation.  Sexual harassment in the workplace is prohibited by law. Employers have an obligation to use their best efforts to prevent it from occurring and to respond effectively when harassment is observed, or a report of […]

Kopon Airdo Wins Summary Judgment for Its Client Based on the “Learned Intermediary” Doctrine

Andrew Kopon Jr., and Michael A. Airdo recently won summary judgment for its pharmacy client. Plaintiff, a 42 year old union electrician, alleged that he suffered tardive dyskinesia as a result of taking the medication Reglan for an extended period of time. Tardive dyskinesia causes uncontrollable stiff, jerky movements of various parts of the body. […]