Executive Speaker Series - April 10, 2018

The New Orleans chapter of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) will gather Tuesday, April 10th, at 7 p.m. for its next monthly Executive Speaker Series with Pat Veters, Partner in Jones Walker's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Veters has argued before the United States Supreme Court has also met the Pope! He's going to be a great speaker and we look forward to having him join us. The event is FREE and open to all young professionals in their 20s and 30s and is usually attended by 150+ people from all industries!

YCP is one of the nation's fastest-growing Catholic organizations with chapters in cities across the country and now finally in NOLA! Join other vibrant, Catholic young professionals at this free monthly event. 

- Free wine, beer and appetizers
- Meet young Catholics committed to professional growth
- Be part of this challenging and inspiring community

7:00 p.m. - Networking with free wine, beer, and appetizers
7:45 p.m. - Keynote Presentation followed by Q&A
8:45 p.m. - Stick around afterward to meet our guest speaker & continue networking! 

Dress for this event is business professional. We hope to see you there! 


More about Pat:

Pat Veters is a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing clients in a wide array of industries before the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). In particular, he is frequently asked to assist companies during on-site safety and health investigations, as well as in subsequent litigation, with the Department of Labor. 

Mr. Veters has defended clients in state and federal courts, as well as in state and federal administrative agencies. As a result, Mr. Veters and the firm have developed relationships not only with local governmental agency regulators, but also with those individuals on the regional and national levels. 

Mr. Veters has handled cases in different jurisdictions throughout the United States and has also had the opportunity to argue before the United States Supreme Court against the Department of Labor in the case of Elaine Chao v. Mallard Bay Drilling. In addition, he assists clients in developing safety and health policies and procedures, contingency plans for responding to employee complaints, and he conducts safety and health audits that include a review of required OSHA written programs for completeness. Mr. Veters defends employers who have been issued citations and penalties by OSHA. He has litigated cases against OSHA at all levels, including the OSHA Review Commission and federal appellate courts. Mr. Veters has had the opportunity to argue before the United States Supreme Court in a case that defined the permissible jurisdictional boundaries between OSHA and the U.S. Coast Guard. He has also successfully negotiated settlement agreements with OSHA at the pre-citation stage and after citations have been issued. 

In addition to his OSHA practice, Mr. Veters focuses on the areas of general litigation, with an emphasis on maritime personal injury as well as tort and commercial litigation. He serves as secretary of the board of directors of the Greater New Orleans YMCA and is on the Willwoods Community Board of Trustees. He is also a board member of Holy Cross College.

April 10, 2018 at 7pm - 9pm
Jones Walker Offices
201 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170
United States
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