2021 Regional Compliance Webinar: South Region Update

Jennifer NelsonRegional Compliance, Webinars

Thursday, Oct. 21

9:00 am PT | 12:00 pm ET

The compliance landscape surrounding absence and disability management is changing at a dizzying pace. Our annual compliance update webinar series is back to help employers who might be struggling to keep up with the changes impacting their organizations. Each session in this four-part series focuses on a different region of the United States — bringing you the latest developments in circuit court decisions, legislative updates, leave and accommodation guidance, and other critical compliance news. Our compliance presenters will bring key information to keep your absence and disability management programs compliant.

This webinar will cover content specific to the Southern region of the United States: Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas (4th, 5th, and 11th circuit courts).

DMEC members receive free registration for webinars. Log in to your DMEC account prior to registering to receive member pricing.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore recently updated and pending legislation impacting absence and disability management in the Southern U.S.
  • Review recent circuit court decisions that impact disability and absence management under the jurisdiction of the 4th, 5th, and 11th circuit courts.
  • Gain a practical understanding of how the various disability and leave management laws work together throughout the Southern U.S.


David Mohl
Jackson Lewis PC

David Mohl is a principal in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Jackson Lewis PC. His practice focuses on proactive and preventative advice and counsel, with an emphasis in the area of leave management, focusing on the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, paid sick leave, and related leave statutes and policies. Mr. Mohl has a wide range of labor and employment law experience, including disability leave management, wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, training, and workplace investigations. Mr. Mohl brings a unique business perspective, having worked in the corporate legal departments for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, he served as associate general counsel at a Fortune 300 global consumer packaged goods company where he was a member of the general counsel's senior leadership team, and was responsible for the company's global labor and employment, litigation, and privacy functions. Prior to that, he served as senior counsel at a large global health service and insurance company where he provided legal counsel and strategic advice regarding all global employment matters. Mr. Mohl also served in a general counsel capacity for the company's third-party leave administration business. Mr. Mohl is a frequent speaker on legal developments under the ADA, FMLA, and other employment law issues.

Tasos Paindiris
Jackson Lewis PC

Tasos C. Paindiris is a principal in the Orlando and Miami, Florida, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice concentrates on litigation and advising clients in many different areas of workplace law. Mr. Paindiris's experience includes representing clients in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, the state and federal Departments of Labor, state and local human rights agencies, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Mr. Paindiris assists employers in complying with the challenging array of federal and state laws that protect injured and ill employees, the most notable being the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He works closely with employers to provide compliance advice and develop programs for disability, leave and absence management.


This session qualifies for the following CEUs: 1 ADMS, 1 CDMS, 1 CLMS, 1 PHR, and 1 SHRM. To qualify for CEU credit:

  • You must attend the full duration of the webinar. Following the webinar and once attendance has been confirmed, you will receive an email with CEU reporting information.
  • You must register for and watch the webinar individually. Group participation does not qualify for CEU credit.

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Registration Fees

Registration Fees
DMEC members Free
Nonmembers $29.99

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