This page has links to Lainey’s recorded talks and presentation from 2016-present, and lists her speaking events between 2017 and 2019. For upcoming speaking engagements and a list of talks from 2020-2021, please visit the Speaking Events page.
To invite Lainey to speak or present a training, and learn more about what she can offer your audience, visit the main Speaking Page.
- Recorded talks and presentations (2016 – present)
- 2020 speaking events
- 2019 speaking events
- 2018 speaking events
- 2017 speaking events
Links to Lainey’s recorded talks and presentations
This list is a sampling of Lainey’s presentations that have been recorded by event organizers. For radio, tv interviews and podcasts, visit the media page of this website.
- December 8, 2022: Digital Accessibility Legal Landscape hosted by 3Play Media. Recorded talk, transcript, link to post-webinar text of Questions and Answers.
- March 21, 2022: The Digital Accessibility Legal Landscape. Recorded talk, transcript, and links to resources mentioned for the WordPress Accessibility MeetUp.
- March 17, 2022: Accessibility is a Civil Right: CSUN 2022 Digital Accessibility Legal Update
- March 15, 2022: Collaboration Works! 25 years of Structured Negotiation as a strategy to enhance digital accessibility (Recorded presentation and slides hosted by Deque)
- December 9, 2021: 2021 Digital Accessibility Legal Update with Lainey Feingold (Recorded webinar with captions and transcript hosted by 3Play Media)
- September 14, 2021: Digital Accessibility – Inclusive Continuing Education for Sponsors and CPAs (Captioned webinar for National Registry of CPE Sponsors eSummit)
- September 2, 2021: The Legal Landscape and Why it Matters for Developers (Captioned video for the React Finland 2021 online conference)
- May 5, 2021: Accessibility as a Civil Right (During a Pandemic and Beyond) (Captioned video as part of the Crawford Technologies Customer Communications Virtual Summit)
- January 21, 2021: Digital Accessibility: Getting 2021 Off to an Inclusive Start (Recorded webinar with captions and transcript for Disability:IN’s Inclusion Works Program)
- November 12, 2020: Digital Legal Update for 3Play Media (Presentation recording with captions and transcript)
- May 21, 2020: 3Play Media’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day program: The Second “A” in GAAD – Raising Awareness about the Need for Digital Accessibility
- May 21, 2020: Deque’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day ‘After Party’ with Lainey, Jennison Asuncion (GAAD co-founder) and Jonathan Thurston, Head of Accessibility at Atlassian.
- May 20, 2020: Disability:IN GAAD panel on accessible procurement
- May 14, 2020 [NOTE: Available only to paid attendees of AccessU; password required]: AccessU 2020 Digital Accessibility Legal Update
- May 6, 2020: Accessibility as a Civil Right (Crawford Technologies Summit)
- April 23, 2020: Watch the recorded session of Lucy Greco’s conversation with Lainey and Ted Drake about adding people with disabilities to your workforce.
- From April 21, 2020: Watch the recorded session of the Digital Accessibility Legal Update from A Future Date Conference.
- What’s Happening in the Digital Accessibility Legal Space, February 5, 2020 webinar sponsored by Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation at Georgia Tech
- Highlight video of Structured Negotiation and Digital Accessibility Training in Basque Country Spain [English] (June, 2019). This video is available in Spanish on the Association of Collaborative Law of Basque Country’s website.
- Final 2018 Digital Accessibility Legal Update, a 3Play Media webinar with transcript (November 2018)
- New Zealand Blind Foundation, Auckland New Zealand 10 minute highlights and interview from Dreams, Fears, and Cookies: Baked in Accessibility with Lainey Feingold (October 2018)
- Keynote Delivered at ICT Accessibility Testing Symposium [begins at minute 23:24] (Arlington, VA November 2018)
- Highlight Reel of A11yCamp Melbourne (Melbourne Australia October 2018)
- Legislation, Policy and Practice for Digital Inclusion Panel Discussion, with Alastair McEwin – Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner & Rosemary Kayess – Interim Director of the UNSW Sydney’s Disability Innovation Institute, and Lainey Feingold. (Sydney Australia October 2018)
- Accessibility Eldering panel at AccessU with Sharron Rush and Wendy Chisholm (May 2018)
- Structured Negotiation Book Talk at Baruch College bookstore, New York City. Sponsored by the Baruch College Computer Center for the Visually Impaired, the American Foundation for the Blind, and the Accessibility NYC MeetUp. (October 2017)
- Quinnipiac / Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop Speaker Series: Negotiating for Equality: Two Decades of Structured Negotiation (October 2017)
- Chicago Digital Accessibility and Design MeetUp: What’s Law Got to Do with it? Access as a Civil Right (October 2017)
- 2017 Legal Update on Digital Accessibility Cases for 3Play Media (September 2017)
- Putting Accessibility Law in your Pocket: the Digital Accessibility Legal Update for ADA National Network (August 2017)
- What is Compliance? Using the Law to Frame Accessibility as a Civil Right (June, 2017 presentation during Inclusive Design 24 (#ID24) online training.)
- Structured Negotiation: Effectively Resolving Legal Disputes without Needing Lawsuits (video of February 2017 presentation to students at Osgoode Law School, Toronto, Canada
- Web Accessibility Legal Trends in Higher Education & Enterprise (October 2016 webinar for 3Play Media)
[Please note that links to completed speaking events may no longer be active if the event sponsor has removed details of past events.]
Lainey’s presentation at the annual Inclusion Works meeting is titled “Digital Accessibility Quick Bites: Procurement, Legal Issues, Resources.” Read more about the Inclusion Works program, an offering of Disability:IN.
First digital accessibility legal update webinar at 2020. It’s free! Thank you to the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation in the College of Design at Georgia Tech for sponsorship
Lainey is happy to share thoughts and stories about ethics in the digital accessibility legal space with law students in professor Ruth Colker’s Disability Accessibility class. Lainey is a frequent writer and speaker about ethics and digital accessibility. Contact her if you are interested in bringing this type of programming to your organization.
It’s 2020 and it’s my 20th year attending CSUN. I’ve been offering the legal update for many years, and this year I’m glad to be sharing the 40 minutes with disability rights lawyer Tim Elder. Join us!
Excited to join Kerrie Holleman (Microsoft), Catherine Watterson (Microsoft), Jeff Wissel (Fidelity), Eric Wright (Booz Allan Hamilton) for this panel in the Microsoft Suite. We’ll be talking about best practices for purchasing accessible technology with learnings from experience and the Accessible Procurement Toolkit from Disability:IN.
Big thanks to the volunteers at A Future Date Conference for gathering up Spring accessibility events cancelled due to Covid-19. Watch the recorded session of the Digital Accessibility Legal Update.
My gratitude to Lucy Greco for inviting me to participate in her keynote conversation about the importance of involving disabled people in all aspects of an organization’s digital accessibility program. Watch the recording of this conversation about adding people with disabilities to your workforce.
Digital accessibility, including accessible documents, has never been more important than in an era when so much of our world is virtual. Lainey’s happy to be sharing the digital accessibility legal update at Crawford Technology’s Summit.
This gathering will give ADA Symposium attendees a chance to meet Haben Girma in advance of her keynote presentation the next day.
I’m excited to be returning to the ADA Symposium and offering this three hour workshop on collaborative skills to advance ADA compliance.
Two hours for the digital accessibility legal update at this wonderful conference. Yay!
Lainey’s excited to be part of AccessU’s switch to a virtual conference this May due to the corona virus. Her talk is part of an online deep-dive into accessibility learning with committed advocates for an inclusive digital world.
Lainey is glad to moderate this panel with industry leaders from Microsoft, Fidelity, and Booz Allen Hamilton to talk about best practices for accessible procurement. Perfect topic for the day before Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
Lainey’s looking forward to being part of this Global Accessibility Awareness Day conversation with Chancey Fleet and GAAD co-founders Jennison Asuncion and Joe Devon.
Lainey is looking forward to this conversation with Lucy Greco during this 3Play Media Global Accessibility Awareness Day free virtual event.
Another US lawyer recently spoke about the “scorched earth litigation approach” to disability rights enforcement in the US. I appreciate this UK-based web-tv show inviting me to talk about something different! Also on Facebook Live.
Glad to be participating in this conversation with my friend and accessibility champion Sharron Rush of Knowbility. Free (but still need to register) and sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities.
Lainey dedicates this talk to Joseph Karr O’Connor, friend and WordPress accessibility advocate, who died earlier this year. In 2014 I wrote a story about Joesph and the generosity of the WordPress accessibility community.
Lainey is excited to return to #ID24 on a panel with her friends and web accessibility champions Lucy Greco of UC Berkeley and Stewart Hay of Intopia (Australia). Join us as we discuss the common themes in accessibility team building and championing, accessibility marketing, and accessibility lawyering!
Lainey’s excited to help kick-off the wonderful A11yTO (Accessibility Toronto) week of conferences. Join her for this free event!
Lainey is excited to return (virtually) to the Asociación de Derecho Colaborativo de Euskadi (ADCE)’s annual congress to share stories and strategies of Structured Negotiation as a tool for advancing accessibility.
Advocates need all available tools to convince organizations of the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its critical role in creating an inclusive society – both online and in the built environment. Lainey will be leading an online workshop to share the tools of Structured Negotiation, an effective and ethical advocacy strategy with a twenty-five year successful track record.
Join Lainey for this free webinar on everything that is happening in the digital accessibility legal space. Lawsuits, settlements, best practices, ethics and more!
Lainey is glad to be back at A11yCamp and joining her friends and colleagues Lucy Greco and Karl Groves to sound the global alarm about software that claims to solve accessibility problems but does not. This Australian conference is now virtual and global, and we’ll be talking about a global accessibility and ethical threat.
Join Lainey for this free conversation about the collaborative dispute resolution process called Structured Negotiation. Lainey, her clients and co-counsel pioneered this process twenty-five years ago and have used it ever since to resolve complex disability rights technology cases without the conflict and runaway expenses of traditional litigation.
Looking forward to being on this panel with Haben Girma, George Kerscher, and Megan Rose Dickey (moderator) at this fundraising event for the Silicon Valley’s Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. [Check back for session time during this two day conference on December 2 and 3.]
Lainey will be joining Merck during its Enterprise Digital Governance: RoundTable. Excited to share a delicious approach to accessibility with a company committed to digital inclusion for people with disabilities.
This is the second year Lainey has been invited to present to David Hoffman’s class at Harvard Law School. Lainey will talk with the students (several from outside the United States) about Structured Negotiation, representing disabled clients, and how lawyers can best serve the disability community.
A free event that includes the trailer screening of “Crip Camp” by filmmaker and disability rights activist James Lebrecht followed by a panel discussion about disability history, identity, rights, and movements with Lebrecht, Denise Sherer Jacobson, Cathy Kudlick and Lainey.
Lainey will be part of a global panel and talk about her work on accessible technology using the collaborative tools of Structured Negotiation.
Lainey will be leading a discussion at this inaugural summit on digital accessibility law. The legal landscape has changed drastically in the past three years. How can lawyers representing all parties make sure the digital accessibility legal space is ethical and focused on problem-solving? How can we do this without compromising (i) the rights of disabled people to use all available tools to enforce hard-fought civil rights and (ii) the rights of technology owners to use statutorily provided legal defenses. Let’s talk about smart practices for all stakeholders.
This will be Lainey’s 19th year attending the CSUN conference. She has been presenting most years since 2001, and has been doing the legal update many of those years, beginning in approximately 2004.
Lainey will be speaking via webinar about Structured Negotiation to Columbia Law School’s disability rights course taught by Liz Emens. Law Students deserve to learn about options other than being a shark!
Lainey will have 1.5 hours for the digital accessibility legal update at the annual John Slatin AccessU Conference. She will repeat the session on Thursday May 16 at 2:00 and also offer it as part of AccessU online (see next listing).
Lainey’s glad to offer the legal update as part of the 2019 online version of AccessU.
Lainey is grateful to the Association of Collaborative Law of Basque Country for the opportunity to share ideas about using collaborative tools like Structured Negotiation to help close the digital divide by increasing accessibility.
Join Lainey for a deep dive into the collaborative tools of Structured Negotiation in this three hour workshop for disability advocates. Gain skills that can help resolve disability claims without run-away costs, stress, and negative publicity. This will be a hands-on workshop with practical tools that Symposium attendees can bring to all types of advocacy efforts — including workplace conflicts!
Lainey’s popular digital accessibility legal update designed for Symposium attendees. Current cases, Structured Negotiation and advocacy, government activity will be shared. We’ll talk about the role of the law in making the digital world accessible and best practices for baked in accessibility. Come learn how to put the law in your pocked to advance disability rights.
Lainey is excited to be attending her first DisabilityIn conference and presenting the digital accessibility legal update tailored to organizations committed to diversity and inclusion. This session is sponsored by Microsoft and will be moderated by Jessica Rafuse, Senior Program Manager, Accessibility, Corporate External Legal Affairs
Lainey is honored to be delivering the annual Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution at the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University.
Lainey will be a panelist on “Accessibility Matters: The Do’s and Don’ts from Industry Leaders”
Excited to join friends and colleagues to talk about ethics in the digital accessibility legal space. Part of a “curated playlist of talks, focused on digital accessibility” in Toronto.
Lainey is honored to be asking the questions (and taking audience questions) at Haben Girma’s book reading in Berkeley. Haben and I will talk about her wonderful book, Haben: The Deafblind Woman who Conquered Harvard Law.
Speaker on MCLE panel, Practicing as a Disability Rights Attorney. Lainey will share her experience as a solo-practice lawyer with Berkeley Law students. She will tell stories of two decades of Structured Negotiation — negotiating complex civil rights cases with organizations including Walmart, Bank of America, the City and County of San Francisco, and Major League Baseball, all without lawsuits.
Lainey will share her experience as a disability rights lawyer practicing Structured Negotiation with Professor David Hoffman’s Diversity and Dispute Resolution class. The importance of making sure people with disabilities are included in negotiations and mediation — with needed accommodations and accessibility — is critical to a truly inclusive process.
Accessibility is a civil right. Welcome the new year with this free webinar where we will go over the basics of accessible technology, explore best practices for inclusive technology, and become familiar with the legal foundations for accessibility. This webinar is sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a member of the National ADA Network, and TransCen, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to improving education and employment success of youth and young adults with disabilities.
Discussion about Structured Negotiation with the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution Collaborative Law Committee. Lainey has written about the close relationship between Collaborative Law and Structured Negotiation. The toll free dial-in number for the call is: 866.646.6488. The Conference Code: 2360398078
Lainey will speak during the Tennessee Association of Mediators bi-monthly call about Structured Negotiation for Mediators: Twenty Years of Complex Dispute Resolution without Lawsuits. Read what mediators have said about Lainey’s book, Structured Negotiation, A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits.
An introduction to Structured Negotiation for members and friends of the Nashville Bar Association.
Lainey will take a deep dive into Structured Negotiation with lawyers and advocates from Disability Rights Tennessee, a state wide organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities in Tennessee. The elements that have made Structured Negotiation a successful dispute resolution strategy — including negotiating qualities of patience and trust — will be explored through both presentations and hands on exercises.
Lainey will return to her alma mater as a guest speaker on disability rights and technology.
Lainey will be offering the Digital Accessibility Legal Update three times at this year’s CSUN conference. See linked post for times and locations. This will be one session repeated, so everyone who wants to know what is happening in the digital accessibility legal space can. Please note that two of the sessions are not on the conference calendar, so please spread the word.
Join Microsoft lawyer Sue Boyd and Lainey Feingold as they talk about best practices for digital accessibility that keep pace – and outpace — current legal developments in the accessibility space. Please note that this session is not listed on the conference calendar, so please spread the word!
Too often disability is left out when mediators and other peacemakers talk about diversity, inclusion, and civil rights. Lainey is exciting to be doing this session with three disabled disability rights lawyers — Robyn Powell, Deepa Goraya, and Debra Patkin. Together we will explore the intersection of dispute resolution and disability, including best practices for communicating with deaf and blind lawyers, parties and neutrals; Website and document accessibility; accommodation policies; disability issues in collaborative (family law) practice; accessibility issues in Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), language and disability awareness; Structured Negotiation and other successful DR strategies for disability rights claims; issues for disabled mediators; and marketing mediation and legal services to the disability community.
Join Lainey Feingold and disability rights/health care lawyer Andrés Gallegos for this webinar sponsored by the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association. Registration information will be posted when available. Lainey and Andrés will share their experiences representing the disability community in Structured Negotiation on a variety of health care issues including accessible clinics, web and mobile accessibility, and talking prescription labels. Participants will learn tools for resolving complex health care issues without litigation.
Lainey’s glad to be going back to Knowbility’s wonderful AccessU conference in Austin with a full ninety minutes for the digital accessibility legal update. Come learn to make sense of the legal landscape and put the civil rights of disabled people at the core of your accessibility work, no matter what your role.
Lainey will join Knowbility’s Sharron Rush, and Microsoft’s Wendy Chisholm to kick off the 2018 AccessU conference with a conversation about the past and future of accessibility and how the notion of eldering can help ensure continuity and support for people in all stages of their accessibility careers.
The AccessU digital accessibility legal update for people unable to come to Austin!
Access to healthcare information, technology, programs, services and facilities is an issue of critical importance to the disability community. Without accessibility, confidentiality and privacy is compromised. Accessible health care technology issues include talking prescription labels, accessible medical records, accessible websites and mobile applications, video remote interpreting (VRI) and kiosks in hospitals and doctors offices. Come explore best practices for these issues and learn what advocates (and lawyers) are doing in the accessible health care space.
Structured Negotiation is a highly effective strategy for resolving disability rights claims without the conflict and run aways costs that go along with filing a lawsuit. This session is for advocates, consumers, and lawyers. It will offer practical tools for working with government agencies, the private sector, and schools and universities in a way that builds relationships and produces long-term results. Lots of stories and examples from Structured Negotiation’s track record of improving access in the digital space for more than two decades.
Lainey will be presenting remotely at this system-wide conference of the University of Massachusetts campus. Her talk is titled: “What’s Law got to do with it? Accessibility as a civil right of UMass students, faculty and staff.” Lainey is doing this webinar in honor of her parents, both of whom graduated from the University of Masachsusetts in 1954.
Join Lainey for a legal update designed for web developers, designers, and accessibility professionals. Part of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) 2018 webinar series.
Lainey is thrilled to be doing this workshop with accessibility evangelist Shawn Henry at the Better by Design conference at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In this interactive workshop, Shawn and Lainey will share the tools of consensus decision making and structured negotiation they have worked with for many years. These tools, reflecting principles embedded in design thinking, can be used in work situations with teams, project leaders and clients to advance accessibility and achieve other personal and workplace goals.
Lainey is glad to be part of this inaugural online conference of the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution’s Task Force on Relational Practices. The conference theme is “I can relate! Skills, Ideas, and Models for Engaging Differences.” A perfect fit for Structured Negotiation, which Lainey will be talking about with Louise Phipps Senft, author of “Being Relational: The Seven Ways to Quality Interaction and Lasting Change.
Lainey is excited to be part of an evening event in Sydney during her trip to Australia in October focused on disability and human rights. Lainey will be sharing the stage with Alastair McEwen, Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner, and Rosemary Kayess, Interim-Director of the University of New South Wales’ Disability Innovation Institute, and member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This event is run in conjunction with the Sydney Web Accessibility and Inclusive Design Meetup, and features as a part of the Australian Digital Inclusion Alliance’s Digital Accessibility Awareness Week. It is sponsored by Telstra, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney and Intopia.
A half day workshop offering the tools of Structured Negotiation for anyone seeking to advance accessibility with less conflict and more problem-solving. Interactive and experiential (and fun!), participants will learn practical skills for working cooperatively to make the digital world usable and accessible to everyone.
Lainey is thrilled to be returning to Australia to present a conference keynote at A11yCamp Melbourne. A11y (short for Accessibility) Camp Melbourne is Australia’s premier conference on accessibility and inclusion. Stay tuned for the full conference schedule. Lainey will also be presenting a Workshop at A11yCamp, listed separately on this page.
Lainey will spend October 23 and 24, 2018 in New Zealand on a visit sponsored by the Blind Foundation of New Zealand. On the 23rd she will lead a workshop with members of the Foundation’s Accessibility Tick Programme, an initiative to help New Zealand organizations become more accessible and inclusive of people with disabilities. Lainey thanks Jason Kiss, web accessibility advocate in NZ, for making the connections that led to this visit!
Lainey is excited to meet dispute resolution colleagues at this informal gathering with the Resolution Institute of New Zealand
Testing is a key component in an accessibility program that sticks. In the words of the organizers, this Symposium is peer reviewed, published, open, interactive and original. Lainey is excited to welcome participants to this event in a talk designed to remind everyone of the civil rights component that infuses every role in accessibility.
Join Lainey for this annual update of the current state of the digital accessibility legal space. Digital accessibility is a civil right of disabled people. Whatever your role, you can put the law in your pocket to help make the digital world more inclusive. Lainey’s 2017 legal update was one of 3Play Media’s top 5 accessibility webinars that year.
Join Lainey at Seattle’s Accessibility and Inclusive Design MeetUp where she’s share insights from the legal accessibility space in her talk, “Put the Law in your Pocket: Accessibility Legal Update for Digital Accessibility Professionals.”
Lainey is excited to do a continuing legal education presentation at Microsoft, a global accessibility champion. She will provide a fast paced look at the current digital accessibility legal landscape and for predictions of what’s next. Court orders, legislative and regulatory efforts, and collaborative settlements will all be discussed. Digital accessibility is a civil right; yet fear of the law is not a good motivator. Lainey believes that Microsoft’s multi-dimensional approach to accessibility is the best way to stay ahead of the legal curve.
Lainey as a guest on Disability Matters, a radio show (with real time captions) hosted by Joyce Bender. Show starts at 2:00 Eastern / 11:00 Pacific.
Advocacy Skills Training – Using Structured Negotiation As An Alternative to Litigation. Free webinar sponsored by Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC).
Lainey presenting a book talk at Hastings College of the Law, 100 McAllister Street in the Skyroom from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lainey presenting with Jessie Lorenz, Executive Director of the Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco and a participant in Structured Negotiation. The event is free and CLE credits are available for lawyers. 100 McAllister is a secure building so attendees should try to sign up in advance. In connection with this event, Hastings professor Sheila Purcell interviewed Lainey about her book and her disability rights practice.
Lainey speaking about Structured Negotiation and US Digital Law and Policy from 10:30 – 12:30 at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Farmer Conference Room. Lainey’s visit to the campus is sponsored by the Windsor Disability Law Student Society & Dr. Laverne Jacobs.
Guest speaker at the Advocates’ Society breakfast. The society is “the premier provider of advocacy skills training across Canada”.
Lainey speaking to the ARCH Disability Law Centre about her book and the current state of digital accessibility law in the United States.
Lainey as the guest speaker at the Accessibility Toronto MeetUp (#A11yTO), a community of digital accessibility and inclusive design professionals. The event will be held in room 230 at 100 McCaul St, Toronto M5T 1W1 and is jointly presented with the Inclusive Design Research Centre of the The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U).
Free webinar sponsored by the Emerging Enterprises Committee of the Licensing Executives Society (USA and Canada), Inc. LES is the “leading association for intellectual property, technology, and business development professionals to achieve professional and personal success.”
Lainey as a guest speaker and panel member at the SSB’s CSUN Pre-Conference.
Lainey presenting, along with her colleague Linda Dardarian, the annual Digital Accessibility Legal Update at the 32d annual CSUN Technology Conference.
Join Lainey for a lightning book event on March 1 after the first full day of conference events at CSUN, the International Conference on Technology and People with Disabilities. Come hear stories from her book, Structured Negotiation, A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits . There’s even a CSUN story!
Free webinar sponsored by the Great Lakes ADA Center. 2:00 Eastern / 11:00 Pacific. Come learn why Structured Negotiation has been such a successful strategy in disability rights cases.
**NOTE: This webinar was archived and is available online on the Accessibility Online Website.
Book talk at the Washington, DC offices of the American Bar Association, co-sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, the American Council of the Blind, and the American Foundation for the Blind. 5:30 – 7:00 at 1050 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 400.
Lainey as a panelist at the 2017 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium. Lainey speaking about Structured Negotiation at the session titled “The Lawyer’s Toolbox: Effective Legal Strategies for Achieving Digital Accessibility and Communication Access.”
Lainey presenting A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits: Resolving Legal Claims with Structured Negotiation at the 19th Annual Spring Conference of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association. During the conference Lainey will be honored as the individual recipient of the Section’s Lawyer as Problem Solver Award.
The annual AccessU Digital Accessibility Legal Update will be a fast-paced review of the law as a driver for digital accessibility. The legal tools in the advocate’s toolbox are many, including litigation, Structured Negotiation, and federal and state agency complaints. Get up-to-date information on how these tools are being used, and what threats lurk as the federal government moves (rushes!) to the right and more and more lawsuits are filed.
The online version of the Digital Accessibility Legal Update will be presented at 11:00 Central time on Thursday May 18 by Environments 4 Humans.
Dinner Speaker at monthly meeting of the Mediation Society of Northern California. Structured Negotiation: A Twenty Year Track Record of Resolving Claims without Lawsuits
Lainey will present on Expanding the Lawyer’s Toolbox: Structured Negotiation as a Winning Alternative to Lawsuits. Please use the contact page to receive information about how to participate in this free webinar.
Free online webinar sponsored by the Legal Aid Association of California (LAAC) at noon Pacific on June 8. Brief overview of Structured Negotiation followed by a deep dive into how legal service lawyers can use the process to achieve results for clients, including damages, attorneys’ fees, and systemic change.
Lainey is glad to once again be part of #ID24 – A *Free* 24-Hour Online Community Event On Accessibility sponsored by accessibility consulting firm The Paciello Group. Lainey’s talk is titled “What is Compliance? Using the Law to Frame Accessibility as a Civil Right” and is geared to everyone in the accessibility space, no matter what role. Check out the whole schedule and learn how to participate at the link below.
Lainey will present the Digital Accessibility Legal Update at the M-Enabling Conference. The update will be introduced by Shilpi Kapoor, Managing Director of international digital accessibility consulting firm BarrierBreak. Lainey’s presentation is part of M-Enabling’s pre-conference, organized by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP)
Speaker, National Disability Rights Network Annual Conference: “Structured Negotiation, a Winning Strategy for Disability Rights”
Lainey will present on Structured Negotiation: An Attorney’s Journey from Court Rooms to Client Settlements.
Structured Negotiation: a Winning Tool for Digital Accessibility. Luncheon speaker at the annual meeting of the American Association of Visually Impaired Attorneys (AAVIA), an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.
Digital accessibility is a civil right. Everyone can learn to put the law in their pocket to talk about disability rights laws as a motivator, not a fear-producer. This update, not just for lawyers, will review the current digital accessibility legal landscape — lawsuits, Structured Negotiations, regulations, and what may be on the horizon.
Program sponsored by the Alameda County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. Free for ACBA members. Charge for the public. 1.5 hours Continuing Legal Education units.
This free on-line version of the digital accessibility legal update will be presented at 2:00 Eastern (11:00 Pacific) on September 19.
Canadian Business SensAbility is a national network of Canadian business leaders dedicated to disability inclusion. Lainey is a participant on this panel as part of the organization’s “Open the Door Wider” series.
Lainey will kick off this afternoon Canadian SenseAbility event for lawyers committed to disability diversity and inclusion. The afternoon event will be held at the Norton Rose Fulbright LLP law firm. More details coming soon.
Lainey will present on digital accessibility law and policy at Oklahoma’s annual conference on accessibility for people with disabilities. The tile of her presentation is What’s Law Got to Do with it? Digital Accessibility, Civil Rights, and the Current Legal Landscape.
This afternoon CLE (Continuing Legal Education) talk about Structured Negotiation as a Winning Alternative to Lawsuits is sponsored by Equip For Equality and JPMorgan Chase. The session is designed for lawyers from private law firms and corporate legal departments lawyers. Equip for Equality is Illinois’ premier disability rights legal organization, and JPMorgan Chase has long been a digital accessibility leader. Continuing Legal Education credit will be available for this free event.
Lainey is excited to present the digital accessibility legal update for the “digital accessibility enablers” who comprise Chicago’s Digital Accessibility and Inclusive Design MeetUp. A special thanks to MeetUp organizer Dennis Deacon. This event will be live streamed, captioned and recorded. At the time of the event, the Live Stream will be here and the Live Captions will be here
Please note: this event is for Northwestern University staff, faculty, and students only. At lunch time event Lainey and Chicago disability rights lawyer Andres Gallegos will share stories and answer questions about Structured Negotiation. Andres, along with his clients and co-counsel have had great successes with Structured Negotiation in improving health care services for disabled people. Lainey and Andres will share stories of their cases and clients, and talk about how Structured Negotiation trades the stress, conflict, and cost of litigation for a process focused on solution and relationship-building.
Talk at Cardozo law school in New York City: “Thinking Outside the Box: Twenty Years of Dispute Resolution without Lawsuits, Conflict or Run Away Costs. An evening of stories with author and disability rights lawyer Lainey Feingold.” Cardozo’s Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution is one of the nation’s leading programs in alternative dispute resolution. This event is sponsored by the Cardozo Dispute Resolution Society.
Join Lainey Feingold and the dispute resolution communities at Yale and Quinnipiac Law Schools for a talk and book signing about Structured Negotiation: “Negotiating for Equality: Two Decades of Structured Negotiation.”
Lainey is excited to be giving a talk in Sydney Australia titled “Structured Negotiation and the quest for equal access in the digital age: lessons from the US disability rights movement.” The event is sponsored by the Digital Gap Initiative, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Ltd, and the Australian Human Rights Centre, at the University of New South Wales Law School. The event will take place at Ashurst Australia, one of the country’s largest law firms.