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2021 IADC Corporate Counsel College

Andrew Kopon Jr., serving as the 2021 International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Corporate Counsel College Dean, is pleased to announce that the IADC Corporate Counsel College (IADC CCC) program was held virtually on April 15 and 16, 2021. The IADC CCC is designed for corporate counsel to stay abreast of the leading edge issues […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at RCRI’s 2020 National Conference

Andrew Kopon Jr. and Colette Kopon presented legal and practical tips for religious institutes in employment matters during the era of COVID-19 at the annual conference hosted by the Resource Center for Religious Institutes, which was held virtually on October 23, 2020. Andy and Colette discussed the complexities of COVID-19 on the religious institute as […]

Kopon Airdo Presents an Update on Employment Law in the Time of COVID-19

On October 22, 2020, Andrew Kopon Jr. and Colette Kopon presented a webinar to clients and friends of the firm, providing cutting-edge legal and practical tips for navigating the myriad employment law challenges facing employers and frontline workers during COVID-19. Andy and Colette provided guidance on a range of issues, including the latest guidance on […]

Kopon Airdo Obtains Win in the Illinois Appellate Court

On July 29, 2020, the 1st District Appellate Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Defendant Temperance Beer Company. Jorge Tafoya-Cruz & Dulce James v. Temperance Beer Company, LLC, 2020 IL App (1st) No. 1-19-0606. The defendant was represented by Mollie N. Werwas, Amanda Walsh, and Julie Black of Kopon Airdo, LLC. The Appellate Court […]

Complimentary Webinar: Legal Considerations Moving Through This Pandemic

Kopon Airdo, LLC  recently presented a Webinar: Legal Considerations Moving Through This Pandemic.  Andrew Kopon discussed the complexities of the COVID-19 emergency federal legislation and regulations, as well as the latest EEOC technical guidance in this area. They provided advice regarding the these new developments and the application of these laws to the workplace. The […]

Colette L. Kopon Obtains Win in the Northern District of Indiana

Colette L. Kopon wins summary judgment in favor of Saint Mary’s College in the Northern District of Indiana. At issue were the College’s tremendous efforts to accommodate an employee seeking to return from a leave of absence under the Family and Medical Leave Act by creating a new position for her that not only accommodated […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at AED’s 2020 National Summit

Michael Airdo and Colette Kopon presented on crisis management at the annual summit hosted by the Associated Equipment Distributors, which was held in Chicago, Illinois on January 14-17, 2020. Michael and Colette provided practical strategies for preventing and responding to crises, ranging from cyber threats, to natural disasters, corporate theft, and sexual harassment. AED is […]

Complimentary Webinar: Sweeping Changes to Illinois Employment Laws in 2020

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Kopon Airdo, LLC  presented a complementary webinar: Sweeping Changes to Illinois Employment Laws in 2020. This webinar introduced participants to major changes in Illinois law that will affect all employers in 2020, including amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act, creation of the Workplace Transparency Act, and the legalization of recreational […]

Complimentary Webinar: The Civil and Canonical Implications for Religious Institutes of “You Are the Light of the World,” The Motu Proprio of Pope Francis on Sexual Abuse

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Kopon Airdo, LLC and the Resource Center for Religious Institutes presented a complementary webinar: The Civil and Canonical Implications for Religious Institutes of “You Are the Light of the World,” The Motu Proprio of Pope Francis on Sexual Abuse. Pope Francis issued a motu proprio, Vos estis lux mundi, “You are […]

Kopon Airdo Presents at RCRI’s 2019 National Conference

Michael Airdo and Colette Kopon presented a range of topics at the annual conference hosted by the Resource Center for Religious Institutes, which was held in Dallas, Texas on October 1-4, 2019. Michael and Colette hosted a pre-conference workshop discussing legal trends and core legal issues of importance for religious institutes. Over the course of […]