Employment Litigation: Summary Judgment Motion Strategies
Leveraging Discovery Tools, Statement of Facts, and Timing in Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with strategic techniques for pursuing or defending summary judgment motions. Our panel of experienced employment litigators will outline their perspectives and approaches to refine and improve summary judgment motion practice.
- FRCP 56
Employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Direct vs. circumstantial evidence approach
- Affirmative defenses
- Employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation
- Form of motion
- Statement of facts
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What strategies should be implemented in planning for a motion for summary judgment?
- What are the procedural requirements?
- What are the substantive considerations to be made in planning the motion?
- How does discovery affect the outcome of a motion for summary judgment?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Alex S. Drummond
Mr. Drummond represents management in employment litigation matters before state and federal courts, at trial... | Read More
Mr. Drummond represents management in employment litigation matters before state and federal courts, at trial and appellate levels, as well as federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Florida Commission on Human Relations. He has extensive experience defending multi-plaintiff discrimination/harassment cases, class and/or collective actions, as well as lawsuits initiated by the EEOC.Close
David W. Garland
Epstein Becker & Green
Mr. Garland is Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Steering Committee. He defends clients in employment... | Read More
Mr. Garland is Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Steering Committee. He defends clients in employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, and other employment-related litigation, including cases involving allegations of sexual harassment; discrimination; alleged violations of family leave; whistleblowing, equal pay, and other statutes; and contract, public policy, and tort claims. He also represents clients in litigation concerning restrictive covenants, including non-compete agreements.Close
Johanna T. Wise
Ms. Wise represents and counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law with an emphasis on instituting... | Read More
Ms. Wise represents and counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law with an emphasis on instituting best practices and the prevention of litigation. She addresses effective workplace policies, leave and absence management, reasonable accommodations, harassment and EEO compliance, performance management, discipline and discharge, reductions in force, background screening, conducting effective investigations, workplace violence concerns, and social media issues.Close