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Committee Hearing on Persuader Rule Streaming Today

  • April 27, 2016

Committee Hearing on Persuader Rule Streaming Today

Bill Robinson of the Frost Brown Todd LLC will be testifying in opposition of the administration’s “Persuader Rule” today, April 27, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions. Bill served as President of the American Bar Association when the DOL first proposed the new Rule, and signed the ABA’s letter in opposition. Bill will be addressing, among other things, the impact of the new Rule on the confidentiality of legal advice given to employers.

As reported in Politico Morning Shift, today’s witnesses include Joseph Baumgarten, a lawyer with Proskauer Rose LLP; Jonathan Newman, a lawyer with Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer & Yellig, P.C.; Wm. T. Robinson III, a lawyer with Frost Brown Todd LLC; and Sharon Sellers, who will testify for the Society for Human Resource Management.

A live stream of the Subcommittee’s Hearing is available at: