Webinar, May 14: Risky Business: Recent Developments in Digital Accessibility Litigation and Strategies to Respond
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Registration for the webinar “Risky Business: Recent Developments in Digital Accessibility Litigation and Strategies to Respond is now closed, but please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information if you would like a copy of the slide deck.
Join Kathy Wahlbin, GM of The Paciello Group, and John W. Egan, Esq., of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, for an informative presentation on website and mobile accessibility litigation risk. This webinar will address website accessibility compliance, recent legal developments, and practical strategies for mitigating legal risk and providing access to your digital properties for customers, patrons, and clients both with and without disabilities. Program highlights will include:
- What is an accessible website or mobile app?
- Legal framework and recent developments in digital accessibility
- Common “pitfalls” and challenges for making digital properties accessible
- Best practices and strategies for enhancing digital accessibility and mitigating legal risk
About the presenters
Kathy Wahlbin is a digital accessibility expert and general manager of The Paciello Group; she has been working in the field of accessibility since 2001. As an invited expert of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, W3C Mobile Accessibility Task Force, and the WCAG 2.0 Evaluation Methodology Task Force, she regularly contributes to the development of new accessibility standards, guidelines, techniques and methodologies.
John W. Egan, Esq. is a partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where he defends public accommodations, housing providers, and employers in civil rights litigation throughout the United States. As a member of Seyfarth’s ADA Title III national specialty team, John focuses his practice on disability access issues. John has extensive experience in single plaintiff and class action litigation involving website accessibility, architectural barriers, and effective communication.
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