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In a post-pandemic world, with the majority working from home, why do you actually need an office? What will be its key uses? What processes have changed during Covid19 that have brought new habits not to be lost?

Learn from the legal industry’s top experts and how they are planning for the future of space in a post-pandemic world.

January 13th 2021, 12:00pm EST

Philadelphia, United States

Free, RSVP Required

Featured Panelists

John Martini

Executive Partner, Philadelphia Office | Holland & Knight LLP

John D. Martini serves as the Executive Partner of the firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Martini focuses his practice on executive compensation, corporate governance and employee benefits.

Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits. Mr. Martini frequently represents public companies, private equity firms and management teams in connection with all phases of the employment relationship. He assists employers and executives in assessing the market value and market terms of management compensation arrangements, while ensuring that those arrangements are delivered under a beneficial tax structure. He also handles high-profile investigations, complex pay equity and disparate impact matters, as well as administrative-related employee benefits matters.

Corporate Governance. Mr. Martini also has been at the forefront of advising both management and board members with regard to meeting evolving shareholder and stakeholder expectations for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) compliance. Mr. Martini’s experience in this area extends to proxy advisory services (including ISS and MSCI) ESG criteria, institutional shareholder standards and various uniform disclosure standards, including Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TFCD) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board voluntary disclosures (SASB).

Industry and Geographic Focus. Mr. Martini is well-versed in matters related to the financial services, life sciences, energy, manufacturing and retail industries and across a range of geographical jurisdictions throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Europe and China.

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Stephanie Resnick

Partner | Fox Rothschild LLP

STEPHANIE RESNICK is Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP. For more than three decades, she has been blazing a trail for women to take leadership roles in the practice of law, both within her firm and in the larger legal community. Ranked by Chambers USA as a leading litigator, she was among the first wave of women to reach the pinnacle of corporate litigation – lead attorney in bet-the-company matters for Fortune 500 clients. Stephanie is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the former Chair of its firmwide Litigation Department. A senior trial lawyer, she is Chair of the Directors’ & Officers’ Liability & Corporate Governance practice group.

Stephanie is lauded for her handling of sophisticated business litigation. She regularly appears in state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution forums, where she has earned a reputation for sound judgment and innovative problem solving. A driving force behind numerous high-profile litigation matters, Stephanie has been named for six consecutive years in “The Best Lawyers in America” in Commercial Litigation. Benchmark Litigation lists Stephanie among the “Top 250 Female Litigators in America” and as a “Litigation Star” in Pennsylvania, noted by peers for her “easygoing but powerful presence” and for her “ability to handle things calmly while maintaining an unflinching stance.” Stephanie was named by the National Law Journal as a “Trailblazer” in Litigation and has been recognized among the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania,” the “Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania,” and the “Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia” by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine, and for many years has been named as a “Super Lawyer.” In February 2021, the American Jewish Committee will present Stephanie with the coveted Judge Learned Hand Award in honor of her decades of leadership and achievements in the legal industry and her lifelong contributions to the Philadelphia community.

Nicholas Centrella

Managing Partner | Conrad O’Brien

Nicholas Centrella is the managing partner of Conrad O’Brien and has 25 years of experience as a trial lawyer. Nick has received numerous honors for his work, including recognition in Chambers USA that he is “very determined, persistent and successful” and “the first choice for a number of law firms in professional malpractice disputes.” Clients and colleagues alike praise the precision of his work and his clear, compelling oral and written advocacy. Nick’s civil practice focuses on the representation of AmLaw 100 and small to mid-sized law firms in legal malpractice and other civil actions, organizations in cases involving alleged child abuse, hospitals and medical professionals in malpractice actions, and the defense of major corporations and nonprofit entities in complex commercial, regulatory, civil RICO, personal injury, and products liability disputes. Nick also has experience defending corporations and individuals in federal grand jury investigations and criminal proceedings. In addition to his practice and his role as managing partner, Nick is a member of the firm’s three-person executive committee that manages and oversees the firm.

Panel Moderator

LIZZY McLellan

Senior Editor, Business of Law

Lizzy McLellan is the Senior Editor, Business of Law, at ALM. She works with a team of reporters and editors to cover the legal industry regionally and nationally, analyzing growth strategies, financial results and industry trends for numerous ALM publications including The Legal Intelligencer, The American Lawyer, The Mid-Market Report and

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January 13, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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