Speaking Events


Counsel's Involvement in Ongoing Discrimination Matters

UPCOMING - Panelist, Higher Education Discrimination CLE, National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), April 2019.  Presentation will cover practical guidance for handling the ethical issues which arise for in-house and outside counsel in complex discrimination matters.

Sexual Harassment in Higher Ed: Understanding Root Causes & Developing Labor-Management Solutions

UPCOMING - Panelist, Annual Conference, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education & the Professions, City University of New York, April 2019.

Title IX Litigation & Administrative Developments

UPCOMING - Panelist, Rhode Island Bar Association Annual Meeting, June 2019.

Speaker, University of Vermont Legal Issues in Higher Education Conference

Janet Faulkner co-presented on the intersection of Title IX and disability issues.  She also facilitated a group discussion on the #MeToo movement.

Panelist, Addressing Sexual Assault Allegations in K-12 Schools, Colleges & Universities

Massachusetts Bar Association,​ Boston and North Adams, MA. Panelists for these CLE programs also included a representative of OCR, U.S. Department of Education.  The Title IX CLE program in North Adams was co-sponsored by the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Speaker, Disability in a College Setting: Legal Considerations

Presentation to Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents (NESCA) 


Presenter, New England Labor Counsel, annual meeting

Legal developments impacting  corporate internships

Co-presenter, Annual Employment Law Update, Boston Bar Association College and University Section

Speaker, Massachusetts Paid Sick Leave Law & Proposed Changes to Federal Overtime Rules

Reading-North Reading Chamber of Commerce 

Panelist, Copyright / Fair Use Film Screening and Discussion

Framingham State University's screening of film ​Other People's Footage: Copyright & Fair Use. Following the film, Janet Faulkner served on a panel with faculty and filmmakers answering questions about use of third party video footage, voice, media and music in creative works.

Panelist, In-House Counsel Symposium for Boston Law School Consortium

Guest, Exit This Way podcast

Janet explained why establishing employment, leave, and disability policies adds value to a business, and is a vital component of a company's long-range planning.