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CLE Programs & Academic Symposia

Brooklyn Law School has earned a well-deserved reputation for the number and quality of legal programs organized by our esteemed faculty through the Law School’s many distinguished centers for specialized fields of law. Many of these symposia offer CLE credit. Members of the Alumni Association enjoy free CLE credits at BLS sponsored programs.

Upcoming Programs

Hot Topics in Labor Law: The NLRB’s Evaluation of the Franchise Relationship - Are They Joint Employers?

Co-Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development and the Office of Alumni Relations

Tuesday, November 18
6:00 - 7:00 pm Panel Discussion with CLE credit available
7:00 - 8:00 pm Networking Reception

Brooklyn Law School
Feil Hall, Forchelli Conference Center
205 State Street, 22nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY
The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board authorized complaints in 43 unfair labor practice cases from across the country. At stake is the appropriate legal standard to be applied to joint employer relationships in the context of franchisor and franchisees. In this panel, our distinguished practitioners will discuss the impact of these matters currently pending before the NLRB.  
David E. Leach III '76
Regional Director, Region 22, NLRB
Adjunct Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Larry Cary '83
Partner, Cary Kane LLP
James E. McGrath, III
Partner, Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP

CLE Credit Offered

This course provides 1 CLE credit in the State of New York. Partial credit is not available. The credit is transitional and non-transitional and the category is Professional Practice.


This event is free for Brooklyn Law School graduates who are 2014-2015 BLS Alumni Association Members. Not a current member? Join here or call (718) 780-7966 for more information. The fee for all others to attend is $20.

Register online or call the Office of Alumni Relations at (718) 780-0322.

Brooklyn Law School may offer financial assistance to participants who meet certain qualifications. Our financial aid policy is available at

A full refund will be made for cancellations up to 24 hours before the start of the program. No refunds will be issued less than 24 hours before the program begins.

If you have any questions about CLE credits, please contact Matilda Garrido, CLE Administrator, at

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