Our Management Team
Mr. Weiss leads Seyfarth Shaw at Work, the firm's dedicated compliance services and training subsidiary. He works with corporate executive teams and in-house legal/HR leaders to develop core value statements, compliance plans, media strategies and training initiatives. Mr. Weiss directs a global team of firm and consultant attorney-trainers and, individually, presents pilot courses and compliance training roll-out plans to enforcement agencies as part of complex litigation settlement processes. Philippe speaks extensively on legal news and trends affecting individuals and companies and has been frequently interviewed by broadcast and cable media outlets as well as Forbes, The Guardian, Politico, USA Today, Time.com Money, CNBC.com, the LA Times, and Tribune Media/WGN TV & Radio.
Prior to his tenure at Seyfarth Shaw at Work, Philippe represented both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of employment, corporate, disability and governmental law. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Weiss appeared before federal and state courts, and represented clients in matters involving human rights agencies and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Mr. Weiss served as a member of the faculty and designed negotiation courses at Northwestern University, University College. He has created interactive negotiation simulations at the University of Michigan including for use at a number of U.S. Department of Defense-related education programs/schools. As a business owner, Mr. Weiss managed compliance products companies serving governmental agencies in all 50 states.
An attorney who has been associated with Seyfarth Shaw at Work since its inception, Jeff Polisky designs and develops both leader-led and e-learning training courses and tools, as well as collateral resources including training videos, marketing materials and legal articles. Jeff also works with Seyfarth Shaw attorneys in the development and updating of training courses to ensure legal accuracy and compliance and works with clients to ensure that training programs are developed and customized to meet each client’s particular needs and goals.
Business Operations Manager
Ms. Geinosky is SSAW's main point of contact and is highly skilled in logistics, meeting planning and business management. Ms. Geinosky is responsible for all financial and administrative management of SSAW. She supervises all of SSAW's specialized consultant teams (including those focused on design, marketing services, social media and general project management).
Rachel manages SSAW’s worldwide scheduling and develops detailed, cost-effective roll-outs for training initiatives. She works closely with clients, trainers and firm partners to finalize all logistical details - from documentation to room configuration - as well as customize training day materials to meet an organization’s specific needs and goals. Rachel stays abreast of key design developments and trends, and has attended and successfully completed such programs as an intensive week-long Green Dot certification session.