On-Campus Presentations

E-Verify: Impacts on Employees, Employers, and Immigration

Tuesday, March 5 at UNC School of Law

The Immigration Law Association and the Labor & Employment Law Society hosted three panelists (Nicola Ai Ling Prall from Jackson Lewis who practices employment law and employment-based immigration law, Jill Blitstein from NC State who is responsible for NC State’s compliance with E-Verify, and Yesenia Polanco-Galdamez from Fayad Law who works with E-Verify specifically with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients) who spoke about the background of E-Verify, how it works, and its implications for employees and employers, and then answered questions.


Politics and IP Law

Tuesday, October 23 at UNC School of Law

The Carolina Intellectual Property Law Association put on this October 23 event, “Politics & IP.”  The panelists, UNC School of Journalism assistant professor Daniel Kreiss and attorneys Charles F. Marshall and Laura Chipman of Brooks Pierce and Ed Timberlake of Timberlake Law, participated in a dynamic conversation about how and why political campaigns make use of trademarks and copyrighted material. The discussion included examples from the current presidential campaigns.

Social Networking and the Workplace

Tuesday, October 4 at UNC School of Law

NC JOLT partnered with the Labor and Employment Law Society to put on this October 4 event, “Social Networking and the Workplace.” Maureen McDonald, an attorney with Hedrick, Gardner, Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLP in Raleigh, spoke about social networking and its role in the job application and hiring process. Kyle Still (’07), an attorney with Ward and Smith, P.A. in Raleigh, spoke about how social media affects employee rights in the workplace after an employee is hired. Professor Hirsch moderated the event.