Retail Law Resource Center

The Retail Law Resource Center is a hub for in-house retail counsel to connect with peers, track legal trends and best practices and learn the latest strategies on guiding and advising organizations. From on-demand CLE webinars to litigation risk updates, benchmarking surveys, compliance training tools, and opportunities to connect through committees and councils, the NRF Retail Law Resource Center offers invaluable insights and relationships for retail lawyers and legal professionals.

NRF Retail Law Summit virtual learning
2023 NRF Retail Law Summit

Join us March 7-9 for a free, CLE and SHRM credit eligible webinar series designed specifically for retail attorneys, risk and compliance officers and HR professionals.

Legal committees and councils
Legal committees and councils

Retail in-house counsel and other legal, risk and compliance leaders at NRF member companies have the opportunity to join NRF committees, offering opportunities to share information and best practices, network with other members in their field and help shape policies and practices that impact the retail industry.

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Litigation Risk Trackers

Track weekly legal cases that impact the retail industry, including consumer protection, PAGA, CCPA , BIPA and ADA.  Trackers can be viewed by plaintiffs, law firms, and the courts.

These tools are restricted to NRF Retail Members. Please log in to access.

Retail Litigation Headquarters

NRF’s representation of retailers extends to the courts as laws and regulations often become the subject of litigation.

NRF has filed lawsuits of its own, joined retail companies or other trade associations in doing so, and has filed amicus briefs in a number of lawsuits where the retail industry has an interest. 

Browse legal briefs NRF has filed, accompanied by news releases and other supporting material where available. 

Member survey: Have you received a patent or mass arbitration demand letter?

NRF is compiling data on patent and other IP-related demand letters that members are receiving. Members may submit information about demand letters that you receive anonymously. 

COVID-19 Returning Employees and Employment Legal Issues Resources

Operation Open Doors resources provide guidance for retailers on how to bring people back from furloughs and layoffs and address the surrounding legal issues.

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Retailer Workplace Harassment Training Course

An online course that helps to train associates on understanding, recognizing, reporting, and addressing sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Top 10 Tips for Addressing Social and Political Issues in the Workplace

Exclusive to NRF members, NRF On Demand lets you and your colleagues watch NRF content whenever and wherever you want. Access curated videos from NRF events and webinars on topics including cybersecurity, digital marketing, supply chain, operations and more. NRF members, regardless of title or job function, can unlock year-round content and education that features industry experts and visionaries.

  • Supply chain and sustainability
  • COVID-19 guidance
  • Research and innovation
  • Cybersecurity webinars
  • Diversity and inclusion
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