Ask the ASA Legal Team—Your Pressing Questions

Course not yet rated

Recorded On: 05/13/2020

Back to Package

This is the recording of the session, Ask the ASA Legal Team—Your Pressing Questions.

This Q&A session will be a fast-paced and unique opportunity to get your current legal questions addressed by some of the most knowledgeable attorneys in the staffing industry. By participating in this session, you can get up-to-the-minute information and perspectives from the entire ASA legal team, which has been working with other legal experts and ASA allies throughout the pandemic to ensure that staffing companies have the information and resources they need.

Stephen Dwyer

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal and Operating Officer

American Staffing Association

Stephen Dwyer is a leading authority on the legal and public policy aspects of staffing. He engages in and coordinates the association’s legal and public affairs activities and advises the staffing industry on labor and employment law and policy issues. He has testified before legislatures and regulatory bodies regarding, and written extensively and spoken widely on, the staffing industry. Before joining ASA, he was associated with the New York multinational law firm Chadbourne & Parke, as well as De Forest & Duer, a 100-year-old Wall Street firm. Dwyer is a member of the New York; New Jersey; Massachusetts; Virginia; and Washington, DC bar associations.

Brittany Sakata, Esq.

Associate General Counsel

American Staffing Association

Sakata is an experienced labor and employment attorney with more than 11 years of experience litigating matters on behalf of individuals and employers. She advises American Staffing Association members on labor and employment law and policy issues, including equal employment opportunity, wage and hour, immigration/I-9, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and National Labor Relations Board issues.

Toby Malara, Esq.

Vice President, Government Relations

American Staffing Association

Malara is vice president of government relations for the American Staffing Association. He advises on all staffing-related legislation and regulation, including the Affordable Care Act, immigration/I-9, paid sick leave, sales tax, and per diem issues. He also directs the association’s political activities through its political action committee, StaffingPAC. Malara graduated from Georgetown University and earned a juris doctorate degree from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

Ed Lenz, Esq.

Senior Counsel

American Staffing Association

Lenz is senior counsel for the American Staffing Association and one of the nation’s leading authorities on the legal and policy aspects of staffing. He joined ASA in 1989 as the association’s first general counsel and later, as senior vice president for legal and public affairs, was the industry’s chief legal and legislative strategist. Since passage of the Affordable Care Act, Lenz has led the industry’s advocacy efforts before Congress and the administration regarding how the ACA uniquely affects staffing firms. Before joining ASA, he was vice president and assistant general counsel for regulatory affairs with Kelly Services and chairman of the ASA legislative committee. In addition to his ongoing leadership role with ASA, Lenz also serves as senior adviser for employment, labor, and benefits to the law firm Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC.


Recording: Ask the ASA Legal Team—Your Pressing Questions
Open to view video.
Open to view video. If the yellow button to the right says "You must register to access" - please click the blue Activate button at the top of this page.