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The regulatory environment at the Federal and State level surrounding independent contractors is increasingly complex. We invite you and your inside counsel to join this exclusive virtual roundtable to ask your most pressing questions related to misclassification, co-employment, compliance and more.
The host will be Eric Rumbaugh, Partner, Michael Best and Friedrich. Eric is known as the pre-eminent legal expert on contingent workforce issues.
Participation is limited; register early to avoid missing out!
Eric advises clients in all areas of labor and employment law and is recognized as the pre-eminent legal expert on contingent workforce issues. With a practice that is national in scope, he is particularly active in litigating matters involving trade secrets, non-competition agreements and related disputes. He is also a prominent national speaker and writer on employment law topics. Eric is a member of Staffing Industry Analyst's Hall of Fame, a list of those who have made a lasting impact on the world of work.
Eric has a nationally recognized practice in the area of contingent labor and regularly prepares and reviews policies, procedures and contracts and litigates contested matters for users and providers of temporary employees, consultants, independent contractors and other contingent talent.
As Coordinator of Michael Best's Trade Secret and Non-competition Group, Eric advises clients on litigation and litigation prevention strategies, contract drafting and review, and trade secret protection practices.
Bryan joined MBO in early 2019 and leads our overall market strategy, partnership development, and enterprise capabilities to support the growing demand for independent workforce solutions. He is a sought-after speaker, an advocate for the extended workforce industry, and a recognized expert on flexible staffing strategies, including workforce management programs, MSP models, VMS technology, variable and full-time labor, pricing options, RFx processes, and supplier negotiation strategies.
Previously, Bryan served as senior vice president of contingent workforce strategies at Staffing Industry Analysts. During his more than ten years with SIA, Bryan and his team crafted the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program—now taught on three continents and widely credited with fundamentally changing the industry. Bryan has also served as senior global commodity manager of professional services at Avery Dennison, as well as acting director of strategic sourcing and professional services at Vivendi Universal Entertainment (now NBC Universal) North America.
Bryan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at San Diego.