NELA Executive Board Meeting
November 15–16, 2019
Parc 55 Hotel
San Francisco, CA

Race And National Origin Discrimination In The Workplace
March 20–21, 2020
The Guest House at Graceland
Memphis, TN

2020 Annual Convention
June 24–27, 2020
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA

Connect • Build • Advance: 2018 Annual Convention


Join us in Chicago, IL on June 27–30, 2018 for the largest gathering of plaintiffs' employment lawyers in the country. Together, we will shape the future of employee rights advocacy and fight for equality and justice in the American workplace. The Hilton Chicago Hotel will be our host as we celebrate 33 years of employee rights advocacy.

If you are an EEOC attorney who is not a current NELA Member, please email us at or call us at (415) 296-7629 to take advantage of the special EEOC rate of $575.


Hilton Chicago Hotel

NELA has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Hilton Chicago Hotel, the host hotel for the Annual Convention. The rate is $229 for single/double occupancy (plus applicable state and local taxes). The Hilton Chicago Hotel is located at 720 S Michigan Ave in Chicago, Illinois. To make hotel reservations, call the hotel directly at (312) 922-4400. To ensure you receive the group rate, identify yourself as part of the “National Employment Lawyers Association” room block. A credit card or deposit equal to one night’s stay is necessary to guarantee hotel reservations. Reservations must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in order to receive the group rate. The group rate will be honored three days prior to and after the program dates based on availability.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations for the Convention must be submitted in writing to NELA (sorry, no exceptions). Registrants who cancel in writing on or before June 1, 2018 will receive a refund minus a $50 administrative charge. Those who cancel after this date and no-show registrants will not receive a refund, but will have access to the online Convention Manual.

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