Terminating High-Level Executives in Tough Economic Times

Terminating senior executives these days can result in litigation, bad publicity, business disruptions and poor morale among remaining managers, not to mention being grueling ordeals for all sides. Tough economic times require rapid management changes with no time to “paper the file.” Severance packages are shrinking. Age discrimination charges are spiking. What are CEOs, in-house counsel and senior HR executives to do?Get front-line guidance on what works and what pitfalls to avoid when separating high-level employees. Learn from our panel of experienced executives and attorneys who have handled hundreds of executive transitions and successful terminations:

Nancy Karasek, Group Senior Vice President, Human Capital of Cole Taylor Bank, will provide a corporate employer’s approach to management restructurings.

Robert Wilson, President of High Potential, Inc., will share his experience assisting many corporate employers with c-suite executive transitions.

Laurel G. Bellows, Partner, The Bellows Law Group, P.C., will provide the perspective of an attorney who represents executives on the mistakes that companies often make when terminating senior executives.

Paul E. Starkman, the Chair of the Employment Law Practice Group at Arnstein & Lehr LLP, will present an outside counsel’s viewpoint on best practices and how to avoid litigation.

This seminar will provide real-world solutions and front-line advice on protecting your company’s interests when handling the most sensitive executive transitions.

Catherine Hohenzy, with questions at 312.876.7895 or click here to register.
There is no fee for this valuable seminar, but space is limited so reserve your spot now!

April 6, 2010
8:00 a.m. – Registration and networking
8:30 Seminar

Arnstein & Lehr LLP
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606

CLE credits will be offered.*

*CLE credits are for Illinois only. A minimum of 5 people must request credits.

Arnstein & Lehr LLP is one of the country’s oldest and most respected law firms. Since its founding in 1893, the Firm has served clients – large and small – throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. More than a century later, Arnstein & Lehr has established itself as a sophisticated, full-service practice that addresses the diverse and complex needs of its clients with vision, expertise, and a commitment to quality and service.

High Potential Inc. HPi is the premier Executive Development, Coaching and Career Transition firm located in the Chicago Loop. Our pragmatic approach has proven to be both effective as well as cost-efficient, and the personalized counsel of our experienced executive development staff has been highly praised. We offer our clients executive Coaching and Development services from our three main areas of practice:
- Executive Coaching
- Executive Assessment/Talent Identification
- Career Transition

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