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Law School for the CFO by the Phoenix CFO Leadership Council

Law School for the CFO Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:15 AM - 8:00 AM Networking and Breakfast | 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Panel Discussion | 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM Q&A

When: October 17, 2019
7:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Snell & Wilmer Law Offices
One Arizona Center
400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900
Phoenix, Arizona  85004-2202
United States
Contact: Jeanene Golden
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Program Description:

It’s the advice you need, without the hourly fees. 

Join us for ‘Law School for the CFO,’ an informative session on the legal topics today that directly affect the health of your business. Our legal experts will provide practical and actionable advice to help you avoid unintentional pitfalls and risks.  

Topics to be Presented:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act – What Employers Need to Know

  • Employee Handbooks – What You May Want to Include

  • Best Practices to Minimize Risk of Employment Litigation

  • How to Best Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property




Jeff Morton is a partner in Snell & Wilmer's Orange County, Los Angeles and Phoenix offices who routinely represents both start-up and large enterprises for their intellectual property, technology and commercial law needs. 

His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, with particular experience in the life sciences industry. Jeff has significant patent prosecution experience in a wide range of technologies including immunotherapeutics for treating diabetes, HIV and cancer, and DNA sequencing methods and related devices. 

Jeff also has an active trademark and transactional practice and has represented clients in numerous intellectual property-related transactions. He is regularly called upon to give timely and cost-effective advice when clients are commercializing their intellectual property assets. His experience covers a wide range of industries, and includes preparing and negotiating patent license agreements and sponsored research agreements, and advising on intellectual property issues in asset sale and merger transactions. Due to his bar admissions in both the United States and Canada, Jeff's practice includes providing advice to Canadian clients on U.S. business and legal issues, and vice versa.


Josh Woodard is licensed in Arizona, California and Nevada, with a practice concentrated in labor and employment law. He advises and represents employer/management clients before state and federal agencies, including the Arizona Civil Rights Commission, the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the United States Department of Labor. Josh has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal jurisdictions in wage and hour issues, misappropriation of trade secrets, non-competition/non-solicitation matters, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, employment contracts, and related matters. He instructs and trains (including several Fortune 500 companies) in a variety of areas including sexual harassment prevention, supervision and leadership, organizational behavior, human resources management, and corporate ethics.

In addition, Josh has defended for-profit universities in a variety of employment-related matters including wage and hour class actions, DOL audits, EEOC investigations, and individual suits alleging discrimination, FMLA violations, and breach of contract. 

Josh has formerly served as vice president and in-house counsel and brings a "real-world" perspective to clients.


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CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program at a one-time cost of $60.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jeanene Golden, Southwest Regional Director, at


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.


The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:


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