SmartTalkHR On-Demand Webinar

Making the decision to conduct a layoff is difficult no matter the circumstances. As HR departments and business leaders navigate the uncertain landscape before them, the potential legal risks and liabilities associated with terminating employees present some of the biggest challenges.

In this webinar, Benjamin Briggs and Nicole Bogard will guide you through best practices and legal considerations for developing severance plans and valid release agreements, including how to:

  • Design an ERISA-compliant severance plan
  • Develop different benefit plans for identified employee groups
  • Write valid release agreements that meet ADEA and state requirements

Featured Speakers:


Benjamin Briggs

Partner, Labor & Employment Department, Seyfarth Shaw LLP 

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Nicole Bogard

Partner, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Department, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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