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Kenneth Feinberg on Who Gets What: Fair Compensation After Tragedy and Financial Upheaval
Sponsor Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership
Type of Event Education
Lecture and Booksigning
Description Kenneth Feinberg is a DC-based attorney who has been pivotal in resolving many of our nation's most challenging and widely known disputes. - A specialist in mediation and alternative resolution, he directed the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. He was appointed to this position just days after the attacks and spent three years meeting with families and calculating appropriate awards for each claim. Since then Mr. Feinberg has worked on victims’ compensation for the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech and the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, among others. He currently serves as the Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation (popularly called the "pay czar"). - His new book is called Who Gets What: Fair Compensation After Tragedy and Financial Upheaval. - At Spertus, Mr. Feinberg will speak about the ethical challenges of his work and how he draws on his own Jewish background and experiences. - Mr. Feinberg's books will be for sale at this event and he will be signing books after the program. - Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky will introduce Mr. Feinberg and lead the Q&A.
Date/Dates March 10 2013
Times 2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
Cost Tickets start at $35
Street Address 610 S Michigan Avenue Google Map
Location Chicago, IL 60605 United States
Contact Information
Contact Name Betsy Gomberg
Phone Number 312.322.1773
Additional Information
Audience Adult Children of Interfaith Relationships, College Students, Couples, Families, Gay/Lesbian, Grandparents, Men, Parents, Parents of Children in Interfaith Relationships, People of All Faiths, Singles, Teens, Women