Wage and Hour Litigation: Effective Use of Expert Witnesses
Selecting an Appropriate Expert and Leveraging Expert Testimony During Class Certification, Motion Hearings and Trial
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to wage and hour litigators for selecting, preparing and working with expert witnesses during class certification, motion hearings and trial.
- Selecting appropriate expert witnesses
- Using experts during class certification phase
- Using experts during motion hearings
- Preparing and presenting expert testimony at trial
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What are the recent trends in the use of expert witnesses to support or challenge a class certification motion in wage and hour suits?
- What different standards are courts employing for evaluating expert testimony at class certification?
- What types of experts and expert testimony are most appropriate during the various stages of wage and hour litigation—at certification, during motion hearings, during mediation and at trial?
- What are some best practices for protecting and maintaining privileges when working with expert witnesses?
Rukin Hyland & Riggin
Ms. Brender specializes in class action and individual employment law litigation, including independent contractor... | Read More
Ms. Brender specializes in class action and individual employment law litigation, including independent contractor misclassification, unpaid wages, discrimination, and wrongful termination cases. She also advises employees on employment agreements and job transitions. Ms. Brender serves as Co-Chair of the Barristers Labor & Employment Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco and was named a Rising Star by the California Super Lawyers Magazine in 2018. Her writing on workers’ rights has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Hill, and the Daily Journal.Close
Noel P. Tripp
Mr. Tripp practices exclusively in employment law and has been involved in matters pending before federal and state... | Read More
Mr. Tripp practices exclusively in employment law and has been involved in matters pending before federal and state courts and administrative agencies covering the gamut of employment-related matters from discrimination and workplace harassment to wage/hour disputes and affirmative-action compliance. His principal focus is the defense of class and collective action lawsuits under federal and state wage-and-hour laws.Close