Discrimination Cases and Emotional Distress Damages: Implications of Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will address the Supreme Court's decision in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller holding that emotional distress damages are not recoverable in private actions for discrimination to enforce certain federal statutes. The panel will discuss how this will likely affect future employment discrimination claims and the limitation on damages for both employers and employees.
- Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller
- Limitation on emotional distress damages
- Best practices
The panel will discuss these and other important topics:
- What was the holding in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, and how is it limited?
- How may the holding in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller affect future discrimination claims?
- What are the best practices for litigating discrimination claims in the Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller framework?
Andrew G.I. Kilberg
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Mr. Kilberg served as Counselor to Secretary Eugene Scalia at the U.S. Department of Labor from 2019 to 2021. In... | Read More
Mr. Kilberg served as Counselor to Secretary Eugene Scalia at the U.S. Department of Labor from 2019 to 2021. In that role, he briefed and advised the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on a wide range of matters and led teams on important regulatory and other projects for the Office of the Secretary, including matters concerning environmental, social, and governance investing, proxy voting, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, independent contractor status, apprenticeships, religious accommodation, evidentiary standards and procedures for non-discrimination enforcement actions, and the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Kilberg represents clients in a wide range of appellate, regulatory, and complex litigation matters across a variety of industries in front of both federal and state courts and agencies, with an emphasis on labor and employment and telecommunications matters.Close
Sarah N. Turner
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
Ms. Turner's litigation experience includes defending employers in wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment,... | Read More
Ms. Turner's litigation experience includes defending employers in wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, invasion of privacy, defamation, and wage and hour suits in state and federal courts. She counsels, trains, and represents clients on a broad range of employment law issues, including hiring, review, and termination procedures; workplace investigations; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation issues; wage and hour law and FMLA issues. Ms. Turner also drafts and updates personnel policies, workplace privacy issues, employee handbooks, drug and alcohol policies, employment agreements, trade secret issues, and non-competition agreements.Close