Speeches and Publications

The attorneys and professionals of Siff & Associates often make presentations to professional associations, trade associations, and nonprofit entities on an array of topics. Some recent examples include:

Andrew M. Siff

Federal Lobbying 2014: A Guide to Regulation and Compliance, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, August 14, 2014.

Regulatory Developments at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, May 13, 2014.

Washington Regulatory Update: Issues Affecting Law Enforcement, Major Cities Police League Conference, March 20, 2014.

Co-Instructor, For Lawyers Who Lobby: Ethics and Unauthorized Practice Considerations, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, February 27, 2014.

Federal Lobbying 2013: A Guide to Regulation and Compliance, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, December 19, 2013.

Regulatory and Enforcement Developments in Immigration: I-9, E-Verify and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada December 8, 2013.

Panelist, Best Practices for Union and Management Attorneys, Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada December 8, 2013.

Employer Reporting Obligations under the LMRDA, Healthcare Executive Roundtable, Arlington, Virginia, September 19, 2013.

Regulatory Developments at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, May 7, 2013.

Panelist, Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Federal Legislative and Regulatory Efforts to Stem Gun Violence in America, Major Cities Police League Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 21, 2013.

The Congressional Gift and Travel Rules and Best Practices to Ensure Compliance, National Automatic Merchandising Association, Arlington, Virginia January 16, 2013.

Department of Labor Regulatory Update, Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada October 28, 2012.

Regulatory Developments at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, May 3, 2012.

U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement and Regulatory Initiatives, Ohio Management Lawyers Association, Columbus, Ohio, April 18, 2012.

Federal Regulatory and Legislative Developments Impacting Law Enforcement, Major Cities Police League Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 6, 2012.

Department of Labor Enforcement Update, Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 29, 2011.

Employer Reporting Obligations Under the Labor-Management Reporting Disclosure Act: Time to Take Them Seriously, Texas Labor & Employment Relations Consortium, Houston, Texas, October 6, 2011.

Federal Lobbying: A Guide to Regulation and Compliance, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, August 24, 2011.

E-Verify and the Construction Industry, Painters/Glass Employers’ Association of New England Labor Management Conference Cape Cod, Massachusetts, June 7, 2011.

Regulatory Developments at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, April 6, 2011.

The Obama Administration’s Regulatory Agenda:  What Your Business Needs to Know, Aerospace Industries Association, Supplier Management Council Spring Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 9, 2011.

E-Verify Workshop for Employers, 2010 Finishing Industries Forum, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 1, 2010.

FASB Rulemaking on Disclosure of Withdrawal Liability for Multi-Employer Pension Plans (panelist),   2010 Labor Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 30, 2010.

Office of Labor-Management Standards Developments and Issues (panelist), 2010 Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 30, 2010.

A New Era at OLMS: Employer and Consultant Reports under the LMRDA, Labor Relations Advisory Committee Fall Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 8, 2010.

The Regulation of Lobbying and Lobbyists, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Presentation, Washington, DC, September 14, 2010.

Regulatory Development at the U.S. Department of Labor, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, April 30, 2010.

E-Verify and Immigrants in the Construction Industry, Building and Construction Trades Department National Legislative Conference, Washington, DC, April 19, 2010.

Developments in Immigration Law, 2010 IMPACT Labor-Management Relations Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 22, 2010.

Developing Issues in Immigration Law and Employer Compliance, The Association of Union Constructors, Washington, DC, December 8, 2009.

Employer and Consultant Reporting Under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, LMCI Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 15, 2009.

The Legacy of the Bush Department of Labor, Labor-Management Cooperation Institute Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 14, 2009.

U.S. and Global Labor Policy in the Century’s Second Decade–The Obama Era Hits Its Stride: The Labor and Employment Regulatory Agenda, HR Policy Association Annual Labor Relations Conference, Washington, DC, November 11, 2009.

Current Issues in Immigration Law, Ironworkers Conference, National Labor College at College Park, Maryland, September 16, 2009.

Beyond Smoke–Filled Rooms and Lavish Lunches: Lobbying in the 111th Congress, Instructor, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, June 23, 2009.

Recent Developments in Immigration Law, Ironworkers Attorneys Conference, Washington, DC, May 20, 2009.

Developing Labor Law Issues, The Republican National Lawyers Association 10th Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 17, 2009.

Recent Developments in Immigration Law, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 4, 2009.

The Department of Labor’s Enforcement Priorities: Wage and Hour Laws, Pay Equity, OFCCP, and More, Ogletree Deakins Conference “The New Administration and the New Congress: Guaranteed Changes for Labor and Employment Law,” Washington, DC, February 26, 2009.

Looking Ahead to the 111th Congress: Fertile Ground for Sweeping Changes to Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Teleconference, Labor and Employment Committee, Subcommittee on Legislative Developments, Washington, DC, January 23, 2009.

Impact of the New Administration on the Labor Agenda, HR Policy Association, Washington, DC, December 9, 2008.

Developments in Labor and Employment Law, 54th Annual International Foundation Employee Benefits Conference San Antonio, Texas November, 17 & 18, 2008.

Immigration Developments for Employers, 2008 Finishing Industries Forum, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 11, 2008.

Immigration Control, 2008 Labor–Management Cooperation Initiative Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 10, 2008.

Labor Management Reporting Disclosure Act Update, 2008 Labor–Management Cooperation Initiative Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 10, 2008.

Rules of the Road for Federal Lobbyists in the Wake of Ethics Reform—Part II, HR Policy Association, Washington, DC, June 13, 2008.

Recent Developments in Federal Gift and Ethics Rules, Petrizzo Strategic Group, Washington, DC, June 6, 2008.

Beyond Smoke–Filled Rooms and Lavish Lunches: Lobbying in the 110th Congress, Instructor, District of Columbia Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, June 5, 2008.

Rules of the Road for Federal Lobbyists in the Wake of Ethics Reform—Part I, HR Policy Association, February 29, 2008.

Recent Developments in the Department of Labor’s Administration of the H–2A Agricultural Program, National Council of Agricultural Employers 44th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 25, 2008.

Immigration Issues: Workplace Reality, 2007 Labor–Management Cooperation Initiative Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada November 11, 2007.

Labor–Management Reporting & Disclosure Act Update, 2007 Labor–Management Cooperation Initiative Attorneys Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 12, 2007.

Chris L. Granberg

Legislative Update and Report on Legislative Activities, Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association 22nd National Conference, Denver, Colorado, September, 6, 2013.

Capitol Hill Watch: SBA Opens 113th Congress with Strong Efforts on Funding for Superstorm Sandy & Top Legislative Priorities, THE FRONTLINE, Vol. XI/Issue II, NYC Sergeants Benevolent Association (2013).

Panelists, Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Federal Legislative and Regulatory Efforts to Stem Gun Violence in America, Major Cities Police League Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 21, 2013.

Capitol Hill Watch: In the 112th Congress, the SBA Advances Issues of Local and National Concern, THE FRONTLINE, Vol. XI/Issue I, NYC Sergeants Benevolent Association (2013).

Legislative Update and Report on Legislative Activities, Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association 21st National Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, November 4, 2011.

Capitol Hill Watch: Zadroga Health and Compensation Act Passes as 111th Congress Comes to a Close, THE FRONTLINE, Vol. VIII/Issue II, NYC Sergeants Benevolent Association (2010).

Federal Line-of-Duty Death and Disability Benefits, Major Cities Law Enforcement League Annual Conference, March 22, 2010.

Capitol Hill Watch: SBA VP Bob Ganley Leads Delegation as 9/11 Health Bill Continues to Advance in Congress, THE FRONTLINE, Vol. VIII/Issue I, Sergeants Benevolent Association (2010).

Capitol Hill Update: SBA Continues Efforts to Pass Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act, THE FRONTLINE, Vol. VII/Issue I, Sergeants Benevolent Association (2009).

Transportation Workers Identification Credential: Issues and Implementation, The Association of Union Constructors 2008 Summer Safety–Labor Forum, July 9, 2008. http://www.tauc.org/toolsResources/alert/index.cfm?fa=article&id=340

Federal Access Control and Credentialing Programs, the Building and Construction Trades Department (AFL-CIO) 2008 National Legislative Conference, April 14, 2008.

Homeland Security: Recent Federal Legislative and Regulatory Changes Affecting State and Local Law Enforcement, Major Cities Law Enforcement League Annual Conference, November 13, 2007.