Continuing Legal Education

TELESEMINAR: 2012 Americans with Disabilities Act Update – A National Perspective

October 25, 2012
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
1.00 MCLE hours


This annual update will provide you with a review of major case law, regulatory and legislative developments under Americans With Disabilities Act.  The program will discuss coverage cases after the ADA Amendments Act, practical developments in the “interactive process” as employees request accommodation in the workplace, leave and modified work schedules as a form of reasonable accommodation, confidentiality and the request for medical records, and much more.  The program will also cover telecommuting and other forms of working remotely with the aid of technology as a form of accommodation that employees are increasingly requesting and how employers can respond.  The program will provide you with a real-world guide to advising your clients under the ADA in the year ahead. 


  • ADA case law, regulatory and legislative update
  • Post-ADA Amendments Act case law
  • Developments in the “interactive process” for requests for accommodation
  • Leave and modified work schedules as a form of reasonable accommodation
  • Reassignment issues
  • Confidentiality and the request for medical records
  • Telecommuting and other forms of working remotely through the aid of technology
  • Developments under the Genetic Nondiscrimination Act

Program Speaker:
Christopher Kuczynski, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C.

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Christopher Kuczynski is Assistant Legal Counsel and Director of the Americans With Disabilities Act Policy Division at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. He supervises the development of policy guidance interpreting Title I of the ADA and advises EEOC’s field offices, Office of General Counsel, and chair and commissioners on ADA investigations and litigation.  Earlier in his career, he served as Associate Director for the White House Domestic Policy Council and as a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. Mr. Kuczynski received his B.A. from Villanova University, his J.D. from Temple Law School, and his L.L.M. from the Yale Law School.