This very special session will be moderated by Tiffany Stevens, President and CEO of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee.See the List of all 5 speakers below.
The Webinar will feature both highly experienced Attorneys and highly successful Retail Jewelers to provide both great insights into working through the major legal issues of COVID-19 affecting jewelers, as well as convey the very significant impact on retail jewelers and their teams.
Moderator Tiffany Stevens, President, CEO and General Counsel of the 104-year-old not-for-profit Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), serving the entire Jewelry Trade on all matters of legal and compliance issues;
Scott Berg, President of highly successful Jewelry Retailer Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, based on Baton Rouge, LA, founded in 1978, and Immediate Past Chairman of JVC, past Board President of the American Gem Society (AGS);
Martin S. Gates, a Partner in Cleveland office of the Ohio-based Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP law firm, which has some 400 Attorneys and was founded in 1909. Gates has close to 30 years of Experience and specializes in complex commercial financing transactions;
Thomas N. McCormick, also a partner in the VORYS law firm and based in Columbus, OH. McCormick is a litigator with a great deal of Retail Experience and member of the firm’s Trial Group and is also Chair of the firm’s Hiring Committee;
Michael Richards, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Underwood Jewelers, Jacksonville, FL, a 37-year jewelry industry veteran, President Elect of AGS and Executive Committee Member of JVC.