Womble Bond Dickinson was a Platinum Sponsor at the 22nd Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner held in Washington, DC. DC litigators Lela Ames, Debbie Israel, Louis Rouleau, and Jeff Tarkenton represented the firm and hosted a lively table with firm clients and C-suite guests from Exelon, Rosetta Stone, and the National Association of Manufacturers.
Womble Bond Dickinson partner Marty Stern recently moderated a “Jam Session” with FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly to a packed house at the annual conference of the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, on October 11 in Washington, DC.
Womble Bond Dickinson was well-represented at the Corporate Counsel Women of Color (CCWC) Career Strategies Conference, as firm attorneys Vonnetta Benjamin, Loryn Buckner, Sonny Haynes and Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke represented the firm at the fourteenth annual professional development event.
Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Theresa Sprain moderated a panel discussion on “#MeToo One Year Later: Lessons Learned and Best Practices” at the 2018 Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) Creating Pathways to Diversity Conference.
The corporate world may be anticipating its biggest change since the SEC Act of 1934. As enormous companies stretch across nations, they are expected to become progressive citizens of the world, not simply money generating enterprises.
All eyes in the Palmetto State were on the 2018 South Carolina Gubernatorial Forum, as featuring incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster (R) and S.C. Rep. James Smith (D) each presented their case as to why voters should choose them to lead the state.
Many institutions of higher education and other complex organizations have multi-faceted operations, performing activities that both are covered under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as modified by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HIPAA”) and not covered by HIPAA’s scope. If an entity performs both covered and non-covered functions, the failure to designate the business activities that constitute covered functions will cause the entire entity to be subject to the data privacy and workplace compliance requirements of HIPAA .