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NAPEO's 2013 Legal & Legislative Conference
May 20-21, 2013
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
Arlington, VA

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The laws and regulations that impact PEOs are changing every day. This is the only event geared specifically and exclusively towards compliance and emerging legal issues for PEOs! Attend NAPEO's Legal & Legislative Conference and benefit from the opportunity to gather in the nation's capital with PEO owners, senior managers, legal advisors, and HR professionals for valuable policy discussions, legal analysis, and lobbying opportunities. Highlights of the conference include industry experts talking about the hot topics in the PEO industry, hands-on focus group with the experts that deliver practical information on applying legal concepts in your management decisions and day-to-day operations and for a chance to ask the experts your burning questions, as well as a chance to hear from leading lawmakers and policy gurus.

Who Should Attend?

  • PEO owners and senior managers
  • PEO HR professionals
  • PEO compliance managers
  • Legal advisors to the PEO industry
SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
11:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
Sponsored by SaaShr/A Kronos Company
8:00am - 10:00am APEC Board Meeting
10:30am - 1:00pm ESAC Board Meeting
1:00pm - 2:30pm Healthcare Task Force Meeting
2:00pm – 6:00pm PEO Primer (Additional registration & fee to attend)
2:30pm – 4:00pm Legal Advisory Council Meeting
2:30pm - 4:00pm Marketing/Communications Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm Joint/Federal State Government Affairs Committee Meeting
6:00pm-7:30pm NAPEO Leadership Reception
Sponsored by Risk Transfer Holdings and
(By invitation only, for NAPEO's Leadership and members of FGAC, SGAC, and LAC)
MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
7:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
Sponsored by SaaShr/A Kronos Company
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Rewards and Benefits
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome Remarks
Pat Cleary, President & CEO, NAPEO
8:45am - 9:15am Keynote Presentation: The Cost of Compliance for Small Business
Dr. William Dunkelberg, Chief Economist, National Federation of Independent Business
9:15am - 10:15am Healthcare: Practical Applications
Seth Perretta, Esq., Partner, Crowell & Moring, LLP
10:15am - 10:45am Networking Break
Sponsored by Fisher & Phillips, LLP
10:45am - 11:45am PEOs and the Web
Brian Nugent, Esq., Principal, The Nugent Law Firm, P.C.
John Polson, Esq., Partner, Fisher & Phillips, LLP
11:45pm - 1:00pm Luncheon Presentation: Capitol Perspective
Bill Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard
1:15pm - 2:45pm Law and Case Update: Critical Legal Developments for PEOs
Steven A. Pletcher, Esq., Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary
Ted Kazaglis, Esq., Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP
2:45pm - 3:00pm Networking Break
Sponsored by Milliman
3:00pm - 3:45pm Compliance: The Obama NLRB and PEOs
3:45pm - 4:30pm Compliance: PEOs and Immigration
Michael Neifach, Esq., Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP
Amie Remington, Esq., General Counsel, Landrum Professional Services
4:30pm - 5:15pm Compliance: DOL and PEOs
Neil Alexander, Esq., Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, PC
Gordon Berger, Esq., Partner, Ford & Harrison, LLP
5:15pm - 5:30pm Networking Break
Sponsored by Jackson Lewis, LLP
5:30pm - 6:30pm Ethics Session: Conflicts, Privilege, and the PEO Attorney
Rebecca E. Cook, Esq., General Counsel, The Employer Group Inc.
Michael Gotzler, Esq., General Counsel, QTI Human Resources, Inc.
6:30pm - 10:30pm An Evening with Abraham Lincoln
Sponsored by eflexgroup, Inc.
Advance ticket purchase required. Space is limited.
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
8:00am - 3:00pm Registration Open
Sponsored by SaaShr/A Kronos Company
8:00am - 8:45am Associate Member Breakfast
Sponsored by
8:30am - 9:00am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hansen & Feary
9:00am - 9:30am Keynote Presentation: Healthcare Reform - Beyond the Policy
Karen Ignagni, President & CEO, America's Health Insurance Plans
9:30am - 10:30am Healthcare Reform Q&A
Sheldon Blumling, Esq. Partner, Fisher & Phillips, LLP
Robyn Crosson, Esq., Senior Counsel, ADP TotalSource
Tess Ferrera, Esq., Partner, Schiff Hardin, LLP
Seth Perretta, Esq., Partner, Crowell & Moring, LLP
Dale Vlasek, Esq., Attorney, McDonald Hopkins LLC
10:30am - 10:45am Networking Break
Sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Services
10:45am - 11:15pm Expanding Operational Certainty: NAPEO's 2013 State Government Affairs Initiative
Andy Lubash, Principal, Prestige Employee Administrators, Inc. and Chair, NAPEO State Government Affairs Committee
Adam Peer, Director of State Government Affairs, NAPEO
Paul Richman, Vice President of State Government Affairs, NAPEO
11:30am - 11:45pm Load Buses to Capitol Hill
11:45am - 12:00pm Travel to Capitol Hill (on bus)
12:15am - 2:00pm Lunch at the Capitol
Featuring presentations from key members of Congress and update on NAPEO's federal legislative initiative
2:00pm - 5:00pm Visits with Lawmakers
6:00pm - 10:00pm CEO Forum Dinner (separate registration required)
8:00am - 1:00pm NAPEO Board of Directors Meeting
This meeting is open to all NAPEO members. Please RSVP to Robin Schlesinger at if you plan to attend so we may plan for your attendance. Breakfast begins at 7:30am; meeting begins at 8:00am.

Pictures from the 2012 Legal & Legislative Conference
Here is a peak of what happened at the 2012 conference and what you will experience if you attend in 2013!


Travel & Accommodations
NAPEO's 2012 Legal and Legislative Conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. This hotel is adjacent to Pentagon City Mall & Metro stop, offers easy access to the Capitol (less than 15 minutes door to door), is minutes for the best restaurants in the district, and is well known for its afternoon tea and lobby bar. Arlington, VA 22202 (703) 415-5000 (703) 415-5061 fax

Affordable Hotel Room Rates
NAPEO has reserved a block of rooms at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City. To receive the NAPEO discounted room rate of $249 per night, please call (800) 241-3333 or (703) 415-5000 for reservations and mention NAPEO, code LLC. This rate is available until Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (based upon availability, reserve now!).

Getting There…
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City is located just 10 minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Alternate airport options include Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), located 45 minutes away, or Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), located one hour away.

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Questions about the conference?
Contact Robin Schlesinger at or (703) 739-8176.

Interested in sponsorships? Please contact Nancy Benoudiz, Advertising and Sponsorship Manager at or (703) 739-8169.


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