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Drafting Severance and Confidentiality Agreements Amid Continued SEC, EEOC and NLRB Scruti...
Avoiding Agency Challenges to Confidentiality/Whistleblower, Non-Disparagement, Cooperatio...
October 24, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide practical guidance on drafting severance and confidentiality agreements that will withstand heightened SEC, EEOC, NLRB and OSHA scrutiny. Our experienced panelists will discuss how to update or avoid contract provisions to minimize the likelihood of suits or agency chal... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan D. Ash, Partner, Fox Rothschild Frank C. Morris, Jr., Member, Epstein Becker & Green Shira R. Yoshor, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Employment Litigation and Claim Settlements: Tax Withholding and Reporting Implications fo...
Maximizing Tax Benefits and Avoiding Penalties When Allocating Settlement Proceeds, Drafti...
October 26, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel and tax advisers for navigating and complying with complex tax reporting and withholding requirements when settling employment claims. The panel will discuss best practices for employers to maximize tax benefits and avoid penalties when al... Read More

Speakers:  Jared R. Callister, Shareholder, Fishman Larsen & Callister Charles H. Wilson, Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner, Cozen O’Connor Robert W. Wood, Managing Partner, Wood

Overtime Pay Claims for After-Hours Use of Electronic Devices: Avoiding and Defending Liti...
Defining Working Time, Leveraging Defense Tactics, Defeating Class Certification, Proactiv...
October 31, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on effective measures to protect against overtime pay claims resulting from employees' increased use of electronic devices to perform work-related tasks after hours. The panel will examine the most recent developments regarding after-hours... Read More

Speakers:  Peter J. Gillespie, Of Counsel, Laner Muchin Alfred B. Robinson, Jr., Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Terminating Employees on Job-Protected Leave: Avoiding FMLA and ADA Claims
November 1, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to navigate difficult performance and termination decisions that arise while an employee is on job-protected leave. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) a... Read More

Speakers:  Louisa J. Johnson, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Evan H. Pontz, Partner, Troutman Sanders

The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Lessons for Employment Counsel From DTSA Filings and Court R...
November 14, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss lessons for employment counsel in the wake of the 2016 enactment of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). The panel will examine emerging trends in the DTSA cases filed and resolved in federal courts over the past year, focusing specifically on the ex parte civil seizure... Read More

Speakers:  Douglas Brayley, Esq., Ropes & Gray Jessica Brown, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Zoe Klein, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Employment Law Issues After a Natural Disaster or Other Crisis: Compensation, Leave, Workp...
November 16, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss employment law concerns arising from natural disasters, such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and other crises impacting the workplace. The panel will address how to approach compensation for exempt and non-exempt employees, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) claims, wor... Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Freeman Freeman & Smiley Renee Inomata, Partner, Burns & Levinson

Breach of Employment Contract Litigation: Contract Interpretation, Materiality of Breach,...
November 21, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for bringing or defending breach of employment contract claims alleging wrongful termination, failure to pay wages or severance pay under an agreement, and/or violation of the restrictive covenants in an employment contract. The panel w... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew (Andy) Boling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Meredith Kaufman, Partner, Baker & McKenzie JoLynn M. Markison, Partner, Dorsey D. Randel Moody, II, Of Counsel, Jackson Lewis

Structuring Independent Contractor Agreements to Avoid Misclassification Liability
November 29, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to structure independent contractor agreements that help minimize exposure to misclassification claims. The panel will unravel the complicated legal framework with differing and overlapping federal law definitions for independent contractors versus em... Read More

Speakers:  Pankit J. Doshi, Partner, DLA Piper Mark S. Goldstein, Esq., Reed Smith Jonathan A. Keselenko, Partner, Foley Hoag

Minimizing ADA Claims Over Employee Accommodation Requests for Leave, Telecommuting or Rea...
December 19, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for minimizing and defending EEOC charges and lawsuits stemming from an employer's denial of an employee's request for a disability-based accommodation. The panel will discuss court rulings addressing employee requests for leaves of absenc... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan R. Mook, Partner, DiMuroGinsberg Julie Furer Stahr, Partner, Schiff Hardin

EEOC Systemic Discrimination Investigations and Litigation: Avoiding, Defending and Concil...
Responding to Expansive Requests for Information, Subpoenas and "Sue First, Ask Questions...
October 18, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for avoiding, defending and conciliating EEOC systemic discrimination investigations and litigation. The panelists will discuss best practices for responding to and challenging overly broad EEOC information requests and subpoenas, defendin... Read More

Speakers:  Kate B. Rhodes, Esq., Epstein Becker Green Ruth Zadikany, Esq., Mayer Brown

Hybrid FLSA Collective Actions and State Wage and Hour Class Actions
Navigating Complexities of Opt-In Collective Actions and Rule 23 Opt-Out Class Actions
October 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE video webcast will examine the unique strategic issues hybrid wage/hour cases present for employment litigators and offer practical tips for navigating Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions and state wage and hour class claims simultaneously. Read More

Speakers:  William J. Anthony, Principal, Jackson Lewis Noel P. Tripp, Principal, Jackson Lewis

Employment Litigation Pretrial Motions to Dismiss, to Limit Discovery, and Motions in Limi...
October 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for pursuing or defending motions to dismiss, motions to limit the scope of discovery, and motions in limine. Our panel of experienced employment litigators will discuss their perspectives and approaches to pretrial motion practice in d... Read More

Speakers:  Richard E. Nowak, Esq., Mayer Brown Steven J. Pearlman, Partner, Proskauer Rose

Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality, and Fi...
Pursuing Lost Profits, Clawback Compensation, Inducement Payments, Loss of Good Will and O...
October 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for proving damages after a current or former employee breaches a covenant not to compete with the employer, solicits the employer's employees or customers, or discloses the employer's trade secrets or other confidential information. Th... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew (Andy) Boling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Emily P. Harbison, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Richard C. Schoenstein, Partner, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Offers of Judgment in Employment Litigation After Campbell-Ewald and Fulton Dental
Analyzing the Viability of Rule 68 or Rule 67 as a Strategic Tool for Employers to Moot In...
September 28, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the viability of Rule 67 or Rule 68 "pick-offs" as a strategic tool for employers' counsel to moot individual, collective and class claims. The panel will discuss the continuing impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, provide insights... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen E. Fox, Shareholder, Polsinelli Gabrielle Levin, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Abigail Pessen, Mediator and Arbitrator, Abigail Pessen Dispute Resolution Services

Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecti...
Best Practices to Reduce Risks, Manage Costs and Avoid Sanctions Under the Amended Federal...
September 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for implementing litigation holds in collective, class action and individual lawsuits. The panel will discuss best practices for creating a litigation readiness and document preservation plan to avoid potentially costly spoliation alleg... Read More

Speakers:  Ayse Kuzucuoglu, Esq., Vedder Price Matthew T. Scully, Partner, Burr & Forman

Settling Wage/Hour Claims: Weighing Settlement Options, Negotiating Damages, and Ensuring...
September 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for evaluating whether, when and how to settle a wage and hour class or collective action. The panel will discuss how damages should be calculated and tactics for increasing the likelihood of obtaining court approval of the settlement a... Read More

Speakers:  Jessica Riggin, Partner, Rukin Hyland Kevin M. Young, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Employment Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions: Planning for Integration and Mitigating Ris...
September 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the employment and labor issues triggered by mergers and acquisitions. The panel will cover integration planning throughout the deal process--from pre-acquisition through post-acquisition--and discuss employment and labor due diligence considerations, integrating and up... Read More

Speakers:  Donald C. Dowling, Jr., Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Anna Ferrari, Esq., Morrison & Foerster Carole A. Spink, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

EEO Internal Investigations: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Planning and Conducting Effective Investigations of Discrimination, Retaliation and Harass...
September 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment practitioners to counsel clients on legal and practical strategies for planning, conducting and documenting equal employment opportunity (EEO) internal investigations. Read More

Speakers:  Marcia Nelson Jackson, Partner, Wick Phillips Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Freeman Freeman & Smiley

EEOC Charge Conciliation: Navigating On-Site Investigations, EEOC Conferences, Settlement...
August 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with practical techniques to navigate EEOC investigations and resolve EEOC charges. Our panel will outline strategic techniques to prepare for on-site investigations, navigate good faith conciliation with the EEOC, negotiate settlements and more. Read More

Speakers:  Jill Vorobiev, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Little V. West, Of Counsel, Holland & Hart

Non-Compete Agreement Litigation Strategies
Leveraging Trial Techniques, Identifying Causes of Action, Preparing for Defense Theories...
August 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will explore non-compete agreements and the litigation of related disputes, providing a general discussion of non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, recent updates regarding developments in the courts and the legislature that impact such agreements, and strategic pe... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew (Andy) Boling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal, The Employment Law Group Richard C. Schoenstein, Partner, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Deposition Strategies in Employment Litigation: Taking and Defending Depositions of Plaint...
Leveraging Deposition Testimony During Discovery, Summary Judgment, Settlement and Trial
August 9, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment litigators to take and defend depositions of plaintiffs and fact witnesses. The panel will explain tactics for preparing witnesses, outline techniques for effective questioning, and offer strategies for leveraging deposition testimony during discovery, summar... Read More

Speakers:  Jesse A. Cripps, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Katherine V.A. Smith, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Drafting Workplace Social Media Policies: Protecting Employer Interests, Avoiding NLRB Enf...
August 3, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in drafting and implementing effective workplace social media policies that will withstand NLRB scrutiny and minimize liability risks. The panel will discuss the most recent NLRB decisions and litigation addressing social media use in the workplace and... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel P. Murphy, Partner, Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete Alexander Nestor, Partner, Allen Matkins

Drafting Position Statements to Mitigate Full-Scale EEOC Investigations and Lawsuits
Strategic Techniques to Address Claims of Failure to Hire, Equal Pay, Class vs. Individual...
August 2, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with practical techniques to draft EEOC position statements. The experienced panelists will outline strategies for responding to various types of EEOC charges while minimizing full-scale investigations and lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Julia P. Argentieri, Esq., Jackson Lewis Paul Patten, Principal, Jackson Lewis

Wage and Hour Issues in the Hospitality Industry: Worker Classification, Overtime Pay, Tip...
Best Practices for Hotel and Restaurant Employers to Minimize and Defend Employee Claims
July 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE video webcast will discuss unique wage and hour law challenges hotel and restaurant employers face, strategies for proactively implementing policies and practices to minimize liability exposure, and best practices to defend employee claims. Read More

Speakers:  Louis Pechman, Founder, Pechman Law Group Carolyn D. Richmond, Partner, Fox Rothschild Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Member, Epstein Becker Green

Jury Selection in Employment Litigation: Preparing for Voir Dire, Identifying Bias, Levera...
July 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment litigators with strategic techniques for effective jury selection. The panel will offer tips for using social media and questionnaires, weeding out jurors, dealing with tainted panels, and avoiding common mistakes during voir dire. Read More

Speakers:  Gayla C. Crain, Of Counsel, Gray Reed & McGraw Jonathan E. Clark, Esq., Polsinelli Emily McDonald, Ph.D., Litigation Consultant, Bloom Strategic Consulting

Conducting Internal Investigations of Executives for Workplace Misconduct: Legal and Ethic...
Determining Who Should Conduct Investigation, Navigating Right To Counsel, Privilege, Priv...
July 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for identifying and addressing the myriad legal, strategic and ethical issues that commonly arise when conducting internal investigations of executives accused of workplace misconduct. Read More

Speakers:  Lynne Eisaguirre, Founder, Workplaces that Work Rachel Fendell Satinsky, Esq., Littler Mendelson Lorene F. Schaefer, Managing Partner, Schaefer and Associates

Statistical Evidence in Wage and Hour Class Actions: Implications of Tyson Foods for Certi...
Disputing or Leveraging Representative Sampling to Prove Classwide Liability and Damages
June 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with strategic approaches for disputing or leveraging the use of statistical evidence to establish classwide liability in wage and hour actions in the wake of the Supreme Court's 2016 decision, Tyson Foods Inc. v. Bouaphakeo. The panel will discuss the mo... Read More

Speakers:  James M. Finberg, Partner, Altshuler Berzon Bradley J. Hamburger, Esq., Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

FMLA Intermittent Leave: Preventing Abuse While Mitigating Interference or Retaliation Cla...
Establishing Effective Leave and Transfer Policies, Challenging Medical Certification, and...
June 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with the tools necessary to prevent employee abuse of intermittent leave while maintaining FMLA compliance. The panel will review appropriate leave and transfer policies, discuss challenges to medical certification, outline defense theories, and more. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey S. Kopp, Partner, Foley & Lardner Evan H. Pontz, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Wage and Hour Compliance Challenges From the Increased Use of Technology in the Workplace
Minimizing Risks Involving "Hidden Work," On-Call Scheduling, Meal Breaks, Defining "Work,...
June 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the myriad ways in which the increased use of technology in the workplace by employers and employees has heightened employers' risks of violating wage and hour laws, particularly as it relates to non-exempt employees. The panel will outline practical strategies for empl... Read More

Speakers:  Justin R. Barnes, Principal, Jackson Lewis Eric R. Magnus, Principal, Jackson Lewis

Creating and Maintaining Legally Compliant Job Descriptions: Avoiding Missteps Under the F...
May 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for preparing and maintaining job descriptions that help employers avoid or minimize liability exposure. The panel will discuss key areas of risk for employers with regard to position descriptions and explain how well-written and accurate... Read More

Speakers:  Joon Hwang, Esq., Littler Mendelson Brandon R. Mita, Esq., Littler Mendelson

FLSA Collective Action Conditional Certification and Decertification Strategies
Evaluating Whether to Pursue or Oppose Certification or Decertification Motions, Navigatin...
May 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with guidance for pursuing or opposing conditional certification or decertification motions in collective actions brought under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The panel will discuss the standards courts are applying when ruling on condit... Read More

Speakers:  Matthew C. Helland, Partner, Nichols Kaster Jennifer A. Riley, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Peter J. Wozniak, Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw

Summary Judgment Motions in Employment Discrimination Cases: Procedural and Substantive St...
Pursuing or Defending Against Motions for Summary Judgment; Assessing Impact of Summary Ju...
April 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for strategically pursuing or defending against summary judgment motions in employment discrimination cases. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices for drafting and arguing for or against summary judgment motions. The... Read More

Speakers:  Robin E. Shea, Partner, Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete A. Jonathan Trafimow, Partner, Moritt Hock & Hamroff Jordan M. Kam, Partner, The Roth Law Firm Lawrence M. Pearson, Partner, Wigdor

Expert Depositions in Employment Litigation: Attacking an Opposing Expert's Qualifications...
Obtaining Deposition Testimony to Support Daubert Challenges, Impeach the Expert at Trial,...
April 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment litigators with strategies for deposing an opponent's expert witness, focusing on how to successfully attack the expert's qualifications, prior opinions, testimony and methodology. The panel will also provide tips for undermining an expert's credibility at trial... Read More

Speakers:  Lynne Bernabei, Partner, Bernabei & Kabat John Houston Pope, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Employment Retaliation Claims on the Rise: Avoiding and Defending EEOC Charges and Private...
Navigating the EEOC's New Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation, Protected Activity, Materia...
April 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with strategies for avoiding and defending against workplace retaliation claims--the most common type of charge filed with the EEOC--in the wake of the 2016 EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues. The panel will provide guidance for d... Read More

Speakers:  William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Evan H. Pontz, Partner, Troutman Sanders Sarah N. Turner, Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani

Discovery Strategies in Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions Before and After Certif...
Strategically Limiting Discovery in the Wake of the 2015 Amendments to Rule 26(b)
April 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for pursuing or objecting to discovery requests in wage and hour class and collective actions and for dealing with discovery disputes that arise throughout litigation. The panel will discuss how courts are interpreting and applying the... Read More

Speakers:  William (Bill) Jhaveri-Weeks, Partner, Goldstein Borgen Dardarian & Ho Lisa A. (Lee) Schreter, Shareholder & Co-Chair, Wage and Hour Practice, Littler Mendelson Noel P. Tripp, Principal, Jackson Lewis

Litigating Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims Post-DTSA: Pursuing Claims Against Former...
Drafting Continuing Obligations and Cease-and-Desist Letters; Pursing Ex Parte Seizure Ord...
March 30, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment litigators to pursue trade secret misappropriation cases against former employees and/or their new employers in the wake of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). The panel will discuss court interpretations of the DTSA and best practices for counsel when issui... Read More

Speakers:  Bradford K. Newman, Partner, Paul Hastings Jacqueline C. Johnson, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

Employee Leave Under FMLA, ADA and Workers' Comp: Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting L...
Avoiding Pitfalls With Accommodation, Retaliation/Discrimination; Handling Light Duty, Com...
March 23, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with best practices to reduce the risk of lawsuits or government action for employee leave violations under the FMLA, ADA or workers' compensation laws. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under each of the laws and common areas of confus... Read More

Speakers:  Diane L. Kimberlin, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Jeffrey S. Kopp, Partner, Foley & Lardner Salomon Laguerre, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw

Sweeping New Immigration Regulations for Highly Skilled Workers: Implications for Employer...
Navigating Homeland Security's Final Rule Impacting H-1B Extensions, Portability for I-140...
March 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for navigating the Department of Homeland Security's new immigration regulations for highly skilled workers. The panel will explain and analyze significant provisions in the new regs and their implications for employers and foreign workers... Read More

Speakers:  Robert Neale, Partner, Fisher & Phillips Denyse Sabagh, Partner, Duane Morris Paul W. Virtue, Partner, Mayer Brown

Key 2016 NLRB Rulings Impacting Non-Union and Union Employers: Avoiding Pitfalls in an Evo...
Navigating Rulings on Management Rights Clauses, Email Prohibitions, Joint Employer Liabil...
March 9, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss key National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rulings during 2016--a landmark year for NLRB rulings--that will likely create compliance challenges for both union and non-union employers in 2017 and beyond. The panel will discuss the impact of the NLRB's decisions and strate... Read More

Speakers:  Douglas Darch, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Jason W. Kearnaghan, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton John S. Ferrer, Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Commission Pay for Employees: Structuring Agreements and Defending Claims Absent a Contrac...
Leveraging Plaintiff and Defense Theories in Unpaid Commission Claims
March 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for structuring commission pay agreements that minimize the likelihood of unpaid commission claims. The panel will also discuss plaintiff and defense theories in this often misunderstood area of the law. Read More

Speakers:  Natalie M. Koss, Managing Partner, Potomac Legal Group Elisaveta (Leiza) Dolghih, Shareholder, Godwin Bowman & Martinez Clint D. Robison, Shareholder, LeClairRyan

Summary Judgment Motions in Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions: Pre- and Post-Cert...
Leveraging Summary Judgment Motions to Dispose of or Limit Claims, Improve Settlement Post...
March 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment defense litigators on strategically pursuing summary judgment motions in wage and hour class and collective actions. The panel will discuss considerations and best practices for drafting and leveraging summary judgment motions both pre- and post-c... Read More

Speakers:  Jeff Barnes, Partner, Fisher & Phillips Jesse A. Cripps, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Todd L. Nunn, Partner, K&L Gates

EEOC Onsite Investigations: Employer Best Practices for Preparing for and Cooperating With...
February 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will explain the latest legal developments regarding EEOC onsite investigations, including what employers should expect from onsite investigators, how employers can prepare for and cooperate with the investigation, how the fact-finding process works, how the EEOC evaluates evidence... Read More

Speakers:  Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Jeffrey Rhodes, Partner, Doumar Martin Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Freeman Freeman & Smiley

Deposing Named Plaintiffs in Employment Class and Collective Actions: Strategies for Plain...
Uncovering and Leveraging Issues of Adequacy and Commonality During Certification, Settlem...
February 16, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare litigators representing putative class members or employers in complex employment class or collective actions to depose or defend depositions of named plaintiffs. The panel will outline techniques for effectively preparing or questioning named plaintiffs and offer strat... Read More

Speakers:  Jesse A. Cripps, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Anna P. Prakash, Partner, Nichols Kaster

Discovery Requests in Employment Litigation After Amended Rules 26(b) and 34(b): Propoundi...
Drafting or Responding to Interrogatories, Requests for Production of Documents or Admissi...
January 31, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for drafting discovery requests that are likely to survive heightened judicial scrutiny following the Dec. 2015 amendments to Rule 26(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The panel will also discuss strategies for objecting to di... Read More

Speakers:  Patricia E. Antezana, Counsel, Reed Smith Michael H. Bornhorst, Counsel, Mayer Brown Niloy Ray, eDiscovery Counsel, Littler Mendelson

Navigating Thorny Employment Law Issues in the Construction Sector
Minimizing Employee Claims Over Joint Employer Status, Independent Contractor Misclassific...
January 26, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on advising clients in the construction industry regarding compliance with federal and state employment laws, including the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Davis-Bacon Act, and state wage and h... Read More

Speakers:  Ted Boehm, Partner, Fisher & Phillips Van Allyn Goodwin, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Meredith C. Shoop, Esq., Littler Mendelson

Employer Strategies for Responding to Employee Demand Letters: Legal, Strategic and Ethica...
Evaluating Whether to Settle or Take Preemptive Action; Determining What to Include or Exc...
January 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employers' counsel for responding to demand letters sent by or on behalf of current or former employees prior to filing a lawsuit. The panel will discuss legal, strategic and ethical considerations for employers' counsel in evaluating whether to pay the dema... Read More

Speakers:  Adrian Hoppes, Esq., Holden Law Group H. Scott Johnson, Member, PCT Law Group Judith Bevis Langevin, Partner, Zelle

Securing Social Media Admissions in Employment Litigation: Investigative Strategies, Spoli...
Finding and Obtaining Adverse Employee Evidence on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Reddit, Y...
January 5, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for tracking down admissions by current or former employees on social media sites, drafting discovery relating to social media accounts, sending spoliation warning letters for social media posts, and crafting subpoenas to obtain social... Read More

Speakers:  Marcus Chatterton, Esq., Balch & Bingham

New California Employment Laws: Preparing for 2017 Changes to Fair Pay Act, Leave and Wage...
December 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel advising employers in employee-friendly California on navigating the myriad new and/or amended state laws that establish or expand worker protections and may increase the risk of employer liability. The panel will review key changes for California em... Read More

Speakers:  James A. Goodman, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Mark S. Spring, Partner, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger Emily Vicente, Partner, Hunton & Williams

Independent Contractor Misclassification Litigation on the Rise: Strategies for Defending,...
December 7, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for defending and negotiating settlements of litigation alleging employer misclassification of independent contractors. The panel will discuss the latest trends in individual, collective and class action worker misclassification lawsuits a... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan A. Keselenko, Partner, Foley Hoag Dean L. Silverberg, Shareholder, Epstein Becker & Green Douglas Weiner, Of Counsel, Lipman & Plesur

Navigating Return to Work and Fitness for Duty Certification Challenges Under the FMLA and...
Complying With Notice, Reasonable Accommodation and Other Legal Requirements; Minimizing I...
November 22, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to help their clients navigate complex return to work and fitness for duty certification issues when an employee is due to return from job-protected leave. The panel will outline an employer's obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),... Read More

Speakers:  L. Eric Dowell, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Ramsay C. McCullough, Esq., Jackson Lewis Jonathan R. Mook, Partner, DiMuroGinsberg

Employee Handbooks Under Heightened Scrutiny: Guidance for Employment Counsel Structuring...
Withstanding NLRB Scrutiny, Minimizing Wage and Hour Claims, Preserving At-Will Employment...
November 9, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in drafting employee handbooks that address recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisions, anticipate the new Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rules, minimize liability risks for employers, preserve at-will employment, and avoid creating unintended cont... Read More

Speakers:  Mona M. Stone, Vice President & General Counsel, Goodwill of Central Arizona Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Freeman Freeman & Smiley

Joint-Employer Status Under the NLRA after Browning-Ferris and Miller & Anderson
Structuring Agreements With Subcontractors, Independent Contractors and Contingent Workers...
October 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the latest developments under the NLRA on determining joint-employer status since the NLRB's seminal Browning-Ferris ruling and its recent Miller & Anderson decision. Our panel will discuss the implications of these decisions on the manner in which businesses use conting... Read More

Speakers:  James W. Bucking, Partner, Foley Hoag Mark G. Kisicki, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Jennifer Platzkere Snyder, Partner, Dilworth Paxson

Employee Performance Rating Systems: Avoiding and Defending Against Discrimination Claims,...
Implementing Objective Processes, Record-Keeping Systems, and Communication Protocols to M...
October 4, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for avoiding discriminatory conduct when designing and implementing performance rating systems and/or using employee performance ratings in employment decisions. The panel will discuss best practices for employers to avoid or defend claims... Read More

Speakers:  Hanna B. Raanan, Esq., Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fid...
Pursuing Lost Profits, Clawback Compensation, Inducement Payments, Loss of Good Will and O...
September 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for proving damages after a current or former employee breaches a covenant not to compete with the employer, solicits the employer's employees or customers, or discloses the employer's trade secrets or other confidential information. Th... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew (Andy) Boling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Richard C. Schoenstein, Partner, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Settling Wage/Hour Claims: Weighing Settlement Options, Negotiating Damages, and Ensuring...
September 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for evaluating whether, when and how to settle a wage and hour class or collective action. The panel will discuss how damages should be calculated and tactics for increasing the likelihood of obtaining court approval of the settlement a... Read More

Speakers:  Alexander J. Passantino, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Charles H. Wilson, Vice Chair, Office Managing Partner, Cozen O’Connor

Wage and Hour Insurance Coverage: Mitigating Risk With EPL, D&O, and Emerging Specialty Wa...
Evaluating Insurance Options, Negotiating Coverage and Exclusions, Strategically Arguing f...
August 17, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with a review of the latest developments in insurance coverage for wage and hour claims. The panel will provide a practical briefing on coverage via employment practices liability (EPL), directors and officers (D&O), and specialty wage and hour insura... Read More

Speakers:  Kelly B. Thoerig, U.S. Employment Practices Liability Coverage Leader, Marsh Britton D. Weimer, Partner, Jones Satre & Weimer

New DOL Guidance on Joint Employment: Navigating Heightened Scrutiny and Minimizing FLSA L...
Analyzing Horizontal and Vertical Joint Employment, Structuring Agreements With Contractor...
June 1, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the far-reaching impact of the Department of Labor's (DOL) recent guidelines greatly expanding joint-employer status. Our panel will discuss the agency's analysis of horizontal and vertical joint employment and the factors that point to joint-employer liability for wage... Read More

Speakers:  Nina K. Markey, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Kristin E. Michaels, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Melissa C. Rodriguez, Of Counsel, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Early Case Assessments in Employment Disputes: Minimizing Risks, Controlling Costs and Eff...
Creating an ECA Policy, Structuring and Implementing Effective ECAs
May 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will inform employment counsel on the effective use of early case assessments (ECAs) in the context of employment-related disputes to minimize costs, mitigate risks, and hasten resolution. The panel will outline drafting tips and provide guidance to employment counsel for conducting... Read More

Speakers:  Mark S. Goldstein, Esq., Reed Smith Frank C. Morris, Jr., Member, Epstein Becker & Green Lisa Renee Pomerantz, Esq.

Litigation Holds in Employment Lawsuits: Creating an Early and Effective Plan for Collecti...
Best Practices to Reduce Risks, Manage Costs and Avoid Sanctions Under the Amended Federal...
April 26, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to labor and employment counsel on implementing litigation holds in employment collective, class action and individual lawsuits. The panel will discuss recurring discovery and common records subject to preservation in employment actions and offer best practices... Read More

Speakers:  Yvette D. Everhart, Esq., Law Offices of Cynthia N. Sass John K. Rubiner, Principal, Bird Marella Boxer Wolpert Nessim Drooks Lincenberg & Rhow

Defending Wage and Hour Class Actions: Defeating Certification and Winning Decertification
Leveraging Lessons From Dukes, Comcast and Duran to Challenge Evidence on Liability and Da...
April 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will help counsel for employers build on the momentum of Dukes and Comcast to successfully challenge certification of wage and hour class actions, including strategies for demonstrating a lack of commonality and predominance among the putative class. Read More

Speakers:  Ashley Harrison, Esq., Shook Hardy & Bacon William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon

Pre-Employment Background Screening: Complying With Ban the Box Laws, Fair Credit Reportin...
February 17, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on the legal risks associated with pre-employment background checks in light of increasing state and local legislation restricting credit and criminal checks. The panel will review the rise in credit check bans and "ban the box" laws, disc... Read More

Speakers:  Mark S. Goldstein, Esq., Reed Smith Albert E. Hartmann, Counsel, Reed Smith Peter J. Stuhldreher, Partner, Reed Smith

Employer Successor Liability in Asset Sales: Exclusion Provisions Are No Shield
Assessing Exposure by Navigating the Courts' Balancing Test, Privity and Notice Requiremen...
January 27, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with an in-depth review of the legal standards for determining successor liability in labor and employment law claims. Our panel will discuss the standards that apply to successor businesses for alleged violations of the FMLA, FLSA, ERISA and other employ... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Collins, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Elizabeth K. Levine, Counsel, Goulston & Storrs

FCRA Class Actions in Employment on the Rise: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Drafting Policies and Procedures for FCRA Compliance, Leveraging Class Litigation Defense...
January 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with best practices to prevent and defend against Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) liability in the workplace. The panel will review statutory requirements, best practices for developing background check policies and class action defense techniques. Read More

Speakers:  Pamela Q. Devata, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Barry Goheen, Partner, King & Spalding Cindy D. Hanson, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Evolving FLSA, ACA, DOL and NLRB Requirements: Unraveling the Overlapping Regulatory Regim...
Avoiding Employee Misclassification Claims, Overtime Liability and Coverage Penalties Whil...
January 6, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar for employment counsel will discuss the challenges to employers presented by recent major developments in key workplace laws--proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the new requirements of the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Labor's position that most independent... Read More

Speakers:  Nicole D. Bogard, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Heather G. Havette, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Louisa J. Johnson, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Stuart Newman, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Employees' New Tactic to Challenge Arbitration Agreements: A Trip to the NLRB
Employer Strategies to Defeat Challenges Amid Conflicting Court and NLRB Approaches
December 22, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment and labor counsel to face an emerging tactic used by plaintiffs challenging arbitration agreements and class action waivers: a trip to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The panel will discuss this emerging tactic, how it can and has been used by empl... Read More

Speakers:  Lonnie D. Giamela, Partner, Fisher & Phillips Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Freeman Freeman & Smiley

Avoiding Costly Missteps in Internal Workplace Investigations: Guidance for Employers From...
Strategies for Planning, Conducting and Documenting Internal Investigations of Employee Co...
December 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment attorneys to counsel clients on legal and practical strategies for planning, conducting and documenting internal investigations of employee complaints and suspected employee misconduct. The panel will review court decisions from 2015 to provide guidance on ho... Read More

Speakers:  Elizabeth Gramigna, Founder Peter G. Land, Partner, Franczek Radelet Amy Oppenheimer, Founder, Law Offices of Amy Oppenheimer Stephen B. Stern, Partner, Hyatt & Weber

Minimizing Wage and Hour Risks With an Evolving On Demand Workforce
Mitigating Claims Arising From the Use of "Gig Workers," Freelancers, Contractors and Inte...
November 24, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with the tools necessary to tackle increasing wage and hour liability risks companies face in the emerging "gig economy" with the rapidly growing use of "on demand" workers. The panel will evaluate the risks both traditional and app-based companies face... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas M. McInerney, Office Managing Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Jeffrey H. Ruzal, Senior Counsel, Epstein Becker and Green Robert S. Whitman, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Motions in Limine in Employment Litigation: Navigating Key Evidentiary Issues in Discrimin...
November 11, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide expert guidance on the strategic use of motions in limine in employment litigation. Our panel will help counsel for plaintiffs and defendants alike spot recurring issues and show how well conceived and appropriately crafted motions in limine can ensure that critical evi... Read More

Speakers:  Alex W. Craigie, Founder, Moderator, The Law Offices of Alex W. Craigie Steven J. Pearlman, Partner, Proskauer Rose Andrew Rosenman, Partner, Mayer Brown

Mitigating Punitive Damages in Employment Retaliation and Discrimination Cases: Leveraging...
November 5, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with strategies for avoiding or mitigating punitive damages awards in retaliation and discrimination cases. Our seasoned panel of employment attorneys will examine recent court decisions awarding or upholding punitive damages awards and offer insights on... Read More

Speakers:  Francis V. Cook, Partner, Fox Rothschild Professor Rachel Janutis, Interim Dean and Professor, Capital University Law School Sarah N. Turner, Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani

Defending California Wage and Hour Litigation Amid New Legislation and Court Decisions
Navigating PAGA Claims, Joint Liability for Misclassification, and Wage and Hour Violation...
October 28, 2015 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for employers operating in California on navigating the challenges of wage and hour litigation in the employee-friendly state. The panel will discuss the difficulties posed by Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims and joint employer liability f... Read More

Speakers:  Leslie L. Abbott, Partner, Paul Hastings Roland M. Juarez, Partner, Hunton & Williams Cheryl D. Orr, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath

Restrictive Covenants in Employment: Crafting Enforceable Noncompete and Non-Solicitation...
October 14, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in crafting clear and enforceable restrictive covenants that protect their clients from unfair competition and withstand court scrutiny. The experienced panel will discuss the elements of effective restrictive covenants and review the latest state court... Read More

Speakers:  Mark A. Saloman, Partner, FordHarrison Paul E. Starkman, Partner, Pedersen & Houpt Jennifer M. Trulock, Partner, Baker Botts

ACA Compliance for Employers: Preparing for New 2016 Information Reporting Requirements
Documenting and Reporting Workforce Classifications and Health Plan Offerings Under the Em...
October 6, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment and ERISA counsel with current planning techniques to ensure employer compliance with the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) new 2016 information reporting requirements. The authoritative panel of ACA experts will offer guidelines for both applicable large employers... Read More

Speakers:  Susan M. Nash, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Tiffany N. Santos, Director, Trucker Huss

Employer Immigration Compliance in an Era of Heightened Enforcement and Increased Criminal...
Strategies for Managing Risk, Ensuring I-9 Compliance, Responding to ICE Notices of Inspec...
September 16, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to employers to meet Form I-9 requirements in the face of a sharp increase in both U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) audits and criminal investigations targeting worksite immigration compliance. The panel will outline their perspectives on how couns... Read More

Speakers:  Mary E. Pivec, Partner, Ford & Harrison Jennifer G. Roeper, Partner, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick

Statistics in Employment Class Actions: Leveraging and Attacking Statistical Evidence at C...
Lessons From Recent Cases on the Use of Representative Sampling to Prove Classwide Liabili...
September 2, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will explore and provide guidance to litigators on the use of statistical analysis in employment class action litigation. The panel will discuss the growing use of statistical evidence in class certification proceedings and as evidence bearing on class-wide liability and damages. Th... Read More

Speakers:  Bradley J. Hamburger, Esq., Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Christine E. Webber, Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Litigating Employment Retaliation Claims: Strategies for Defending EEOC Charges and Retali...
August 26, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with strategies for defending against retaliation claims, the most common type of charge filed with the EEOC. The panel will provide guidance in developing an overall effective litigation strategy based on lessons from recent court decisions regarding aff... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth W. Gage, Partner, Paul Hastings Mark J. Oberti, Partner, Oberti Sullivan Emily R. Pidot, Of Counsel, Paul Hastings

Former Employees and Executives as Non-Party Witnesses in Employment Litigation
Navigating the Complexities of Privilege, Compensation, Cooperation With Counsel and Prote...
August 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with proactive and responsive strategies for addressing issues of privilege, compensation, cooperation with counsel and safeguarding confidential business information when using former employees or executives as non-party witnesses in employment litig... Read More

Speakers:  Marcellus A. McRae, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Wayne A. Schrader, Partner, Isler Dare Ray Radcliffe & Connolly

FLSA Administrative and Executive Exemptions: Avoiding, Auditing and Correcting Misclassif...
August 5, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with an in-depth examination of the FLSA's administrative and executive exemptions, two of the most difficult compliance challenges and most frequently litigated classifications. The panel will outline best practices to help companies follow best empl... Read More

Speakers:  Robert M. Hale, Partner, Goodwin Procter Janet A. Hendrick, Of Counsel, Fisher & Phillips Staci Ketay Rotman, Partner, Franczek Radelet

Leveraging Prior Unemployment, Workers' Comp and EEOC Administrative Determinations in Emp...
July 29, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in using determinations from administrative proceedings to their clients' advantage in subsequent litigation. The panel will discuss best strategies for leveraging findings and rulings from unemployment, workers' compensation, EEOC and other administrat... Read More

Speakers:  Patricia C. Collins, Partner, Antheil Maslow & MacMinn Nathaniel M. Glasser, Partner, Epstein Becker and Green Valdi Licul, Partner, Vladeck Raskin & Clark

E-Discovery in Employment Litigation: Preparing for New FRCP Amendments on Proportionality...
Strategies for Preserving, Obtaining and Protecting ESI
July 22, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with a review of the challenges that arise when preserving, collecting and producing sensitive employee information during litigation. The panelists will prepare employment litigators for upcoming amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure cov... Read More

Speakers:  Lynne Bernabei, Partner, Bernabei & Wachtel Kim A. Leffert, Counsel, Mayer Brown Niloy Ray, eDiscovery Counsel, Littler Mendelson

Accommodating Pregnant Workers After Young v. UPS: Navigating New Obligations Absent Clear...
Drafting Policies to Avoid Discrimination Claims Under the PDA, ADA and State Laws
July 15, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in reviewing and updating clients' pregnancy accommodation policies and practices in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Young v. UPS. The panel will discuss how to reconcile the Court's vague new standard with EEOC guidance and differing stat... Read More

Speakers:  Alexis C. Knapp, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Christina A. Stoneburner, Partner, Fox Rothschild Philip R. Voluck, Managing Partner - Pennsylvania Office, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck

Wage & Hour Collective and Class Actions: Asserting and Challenging Affirmative Defenses
Leveraging Good Faith, Doctrine of Avoidable Consequences and Other Defenses
July 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on leveraging affirmative defenses in wage and hour cases. The panel will explain strategies for counsel for employers and employees when asserting or challenging affirmative defenses in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state class and... Read More

Speakers:  Ben Gipson, Of Counsel, DLA Piper Marc S. Hepworth, Partner, Hepworth Gershbaum & Roth Joshua B. Waxman, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

NLRB's New "Quickie" Election Rules: Preparing for Rapid Response to "Ambush" Elections Un...
Establishing an Action Plan, Drafting Critical Communications and Minimizing the Risk of O...
June 17, 2015 CLE On-Demand

The CLE webinar will prepare employers and their counsel to respond rapidly and effectively to union organizing under the NLRB's new "quickie" election rules. The panel will offer best practices for advanced planning in light of new rules allowing "ambush" elections, which can significantly benefit... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan T. Hyman, Partner, Meyers Roman Friedberg & Lewis Timothy M. McConville, Shareholder, Odin Feldman Pittleman Terence P. McCourt, Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig David P. Phippen, Of Counsel, Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete

Exempt or Non-Exempt? Overcoming Latest Employee Misclassification Challenges
Conducting Self-Audits, Identifying Vulnerabilities, Correcting Errors, and Minimizing Lia...
June 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in identifying employment positions that are most at risk for misclassification under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state law, advising employers on conducting self audits, and implementing measures to correct misclassification errors to minimize liabili... Read More

Speakers:  Brent E. Pelton, Partner, Pelton Graham Mark E. Tabakman, Partner, Fox Rothschild Noel P. Tripp, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis

Defending Rule 30(b)(6) Corporate Depositions in Employment Litigation
Best Practices for Responding to a Deposition Notice, Selecting and Preparing Witnesses
May 27, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to effectively defend depositions of corporate representatives during the course of pending employment litigation. The panel will discuss how to respond to a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notice and select and prepare witnesses for the deposition. Read More

Speakers:  Brian M. Brown, Shareholder, Thorndal Armstrong Delk Balkenbush & Eisinger Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

Heightened EEOC Scrutiny of Employee Wellness Programs: Navigating Conflicts Between ACA I...
May 20, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will help benefits and human resources counsel advise companies on designing and implementing employee wellness plans that comply with the Affordable Care Act's provisions without triggering an EEOC or DOL investigation. The panel will help counsel navigate the myriad laws impacting... Read More

Speakers:  Eric S. Dreiband, Partner, Jones Day Frank C. Morris, Jr., Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Non-Compete Agreement Litigation Strategies
Leveraging Trial Techniques, Identifying Causes of Action, Preparing for Defense Theories...
May 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with tools to navigate fast-paced, high stakes non-compete litigation. The panel will review trial preparation and litigation techniques, identification of successful causes of action, and preparation for defense theories and counterclaims. Read More

Speakers:  Andrew (Andy) Boling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal, The Employment Law Group Richard C. Schoenstein, Partner, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke

California's Myriad New Employment Laws: Complying With Significant Changes to Discriminat...
April 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies operating in employee-friendly California to navigate myriad new and/or substantially amended laws that establish or increase protections for workers. The panel will review key changes in California employment law for 2015 and discuss b... Read More

Speakers:  Harold M. Brody, Partner, Proskauer Rose James A. Goodman, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Joseph C. Liburt, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Wage and Hour DOL Audits: Surviving Heightened Scrutiny on Pay Practices
Preparing for Investigations of Minimum Wage, OT, Hours Worked and Misclassification; Leve...
February 25, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will arm employment counsel with the practical techniques to effectively respond to and navigate a DOL wage and hour audit. Our panel will discuss the substantive areas the DOL is targeting and offer their perspectives on settlement negotiations with the DOL. Read More

Speakers:  Stephanie Dodge Gournis, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath Jeffrey M. Landes, Member, Epstein Becker and Green Alfred B. Robinson, Jr., Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Employer Policies on Medical Marijuana Use: Navigating Conflicting Federal and State Laws
Avoiding ADA Liability, Applying Workers' Comp Laws, and Amending Drug Policies
February 11, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with the practical techniques needed to navigate a growing challenge to develop and implement policies on medical use of marijuana (if legal under state law) by employees. Our experienced panelists will outline strategic techniques to avoid disability d... Read More

Speakers:  Lawrence P. Postol, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw David L. Zwisler, Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins

Employment Litigation: Summary Judgment Motion Strategies
Leveraging Discovery Tools, Statement of Facts, and Timing in Discrimination, Harassment,...
January 21, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with 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. Read More

Speakers:  Jill Barbarino, Member, Epstein Becker and Green Jeff Sand, Esq., The Weiner Law Firm Johanna T. Wise, Seyfarth Shaw

Avoiding Retaliation Claims by Current Employees After Internal Discrimination or Harassme...
January 14, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with practical guidelines to minimize the risk of retaliation claims by current employees who have already asserted discrimination or harassment complaints. Our knowledgeable panelists will discuss key issues to guide employers throughout the pendency... Read More

Speakers:  Leonard Court, Director, Crowe & Dunlevy Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Senior Counsel, Dykema Gossett

Sick Leave Compliance: Reconciling Overlapping Laws for Multi-State Employers
Navigating Eligibility, Accrual, Recording and Discipline Requirements
January 7, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for efficiently navigating the maze of laws governing sick leave. The panel will review appropriate eligibility and accrual policies, how to reconcile overlapping requirements, discipline issues, and more. Read More

Speakers:  Jamerson C. Allen, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis Michael J. Soltis, Office Managing Shareholder and Litigation Manager, Jackson Lewis

Defending Against Damages in Wage and Hour Litigation: Preventive and Trial Techniques
Strategies to Mitigate Liquidated Damages, Overtime and Back-Wage Calculations, and Attorn...
November 12, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will educate employment counsel on preventive and trial defense techniques that will mitigate damages in wage and hour lawsuits. Hear from experienced panelists as they discuss the utility of salary agreements and specific defense theories for various forms of damages. Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane Noel P. Tripp, Esq., Jackson Lewis

Structuring Wellness Programs to Avoid Employment Discrimination Claims
Navigating Anti-Discrimination Regulations Under HIPAA, Title VII, ADA, GINA and State Law
October 29, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment lawyers with the information and tools to reduce the discrimination risks associated with wellness programs. Panelists will review techniques to avoid employee claims from the most common fronts: ADA, GINA, Title VII, HIPAA and state laws. Read More

Speakers:  Joshua M. Davis, Director, Goulston & Storrs Kevin D. Kelly, Partner, Locke Lord Susan L. Nardone, Director, Gibbons

Employment Litigation and Social Media Evidentiary Challenges
Issues Related to Authentication, Relevance and Hearsay
October 22, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment litigators with best practices for dealing with social media evidence during discovery and at trial. The panel will discuss challenges with the admission at trial of social media evidence, authenticating the evidence, proving its relevancy, and making or over... Read More

Speakers:  Marcia Nelson Jackson, Partner, Wick Phillips Ann Marie Painter, Shareholder, Perkins Coie

Overcoming FLSA Collective Action Discovery Challenges Before and After Conditional Certif...
September 17, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for employment counsel pursuing discovery in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action lawsuits and for dealing with discovery disputes that arise throughout litigation. Read More

Speakers:  William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Kristen A. Page, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Christine E. Webber, Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Disputing or Leveraging Statistical Evidence in Complex Wage and Hour Litigation
Defense Techniques in Certification, Liability and Damages
August 27, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with strategic approaches to dispute and leverage statistical evidence in complex wage and hour litigation. Our panel will review statistical sampling techniques and offer defense best practices for all phases of trial. Read More

Speakers:  Dean Sparlin, Sparlin Law Office Paul F. White, Ph.D., Managing Director, ERS Group

Defending Against Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases
Calculating Front Pay Awards, Mitigating Emotional Distress and Punitive Damages
August 6, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for defending against and mitigating damage awards in discrimination and retaliation lawsuits. The panel will discuss the recurring issues that arise in damages determinations in employment suits. Read More

Speakers:  Joshua M. Davis, Director, Goulston & Storrs Timothy R. Newton, Partner, Constangy Brooks & Smith Ellen J. Zucker, Partner, Burns & Levinson

Workplace Data Breach Challenges: Navigating Notification Requirements, Employee Monitorin...
Structuring Policies to Prevent and Respond to Leaks of Sensitive, Regulated or Proprietar...
July 30, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with the practical techniques to confront potential liability and risks due to workplace data breaches. Hear from experienced panelists as they discuss recent notification requirements, employee monitoring challenges, and best practices for structuring... Read More

Speakers:  V. John Ella, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis Brent E. Kidwell, Partner, Jenner & Block Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis

Pre-Employment Background Screening Under 2014 EEOC Guidance and Intense Scrutiny
Structuring Policies to Comply With Title VII, Fair Credit Reporting Act and State Laws
July 23, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on the legal pitfalls of pre-employment background checks. The panel will prepare practitioners to counsel employers on how to structure hiring policies and procedures that minimize liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Pamela Q. Devata, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Cindy D. Hanson, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Lester S. Rosen, Founder, President and CEO, Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

Mental Illness Under the ADA and FMLA: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Determining Reasonable Accommodation and FMLA Leave; Leveraging Expert Witnesses, Motion a...
July 9, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with tools to help clients avoid claims based on mental disability discrimination and practical approaches to defend lawsuits under the ADA or FMLA. The panel will provide guidance on best practices that minimize the potential for liability and offer li... Read More

Speakers:  Susan K. Fitzke, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Jonathan R. Mook, Partner, DiMuroGinsberg Frank C. Morris, Jr., Member, Epstein Becker & Green

New FMLA Enforcement Initiative: Roadmap for Heading Off FMLA Complaints and Handling DOL...
Structuring Compliance Processes and Self-Audits to Mitigate Employer Liability
June 25, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with practical techniques to avert and/or confront initial FMLA complaints and for handling on-site DOL investigations. Our panel will outline strategic techniques for structuring compliance processes and self-audits to mitigate employer liability. Read More

Speakers:  Marti Cardi, VP, Legal & Chief Compliance Officer, Reed Group Joseph J. Lynett, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis

Workplace Pregnancy-Related Accommodations: Navigating Evolving Federal, New State and Loc...
Structuring Policies Consistent with PDA, ADAAA, FMLA and State Obligations, Avoiding Liab...
May 28, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on best practices to avoid pregnancy discrimination claims for failure to provide accommodations and for retaliation within a convoluted legal framework. Specifically, the panel will review employment policy structure and defense technique... Read More

Speakers:  Barbara A. Gross, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Thomas Benjamin (Ben) Huggett, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Krista Stevenson Johnson, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

Private Employers and Expanded SOX Whistleblower Reach: Mitigating Risks after New Supreme...
Structuring and Implementing Robust Compliance Programs, Crafting Defense Theories to Disp...
May 21, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with guidance on handling new Sarbanes-Oxley anti-retaliation risk exposure. The panel will review best practices for implementing new compliance programs and provide defense tactics to fight claims through the OSHA process or pursued in court. Read More

Speakers:  Judith (Jude) Biggs, Partner, Holland & Hart Robert M. Goldich, Operating Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Workplace Religious Discrimination: New EEOC Guidance and Court Developments
Best Practices for Hiring, Accommodation and Termination Given Increased Claims and Ambigu...
May 14, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on best practices for employers to avoid claims of workplace religious discrimination. The panel will review hiring, accommodation and termination practices amid increased ambiguity in the standards and a surge in employee claims. Read More

Speakers:  Gayla C. Crain, Shareholder, Crain Cubbage Wilson Stephen E. Fox, Principal, Fish & Richardson Michelle Seldin Silverman, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Trade Secret Theft in the Workplace: Mitigating Misappropriation Risks in the Cloud Comput...
Strategies for New Hire Screening, Employee Monitoring, and Litigating Against Former Empl...
April 23, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with the techniques to prevent and mitigate damage due to misappropriation of trade secrets by employees and former employees, particularly in the era of cloud computing. The panel will provide litigation techniques when employers are either accused o... Read More

Speakers:  Derrick L. Brent, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Masimo Kim E. Choate, IP Counsel, Dow Corning Kurt A. Kappes, Co-Managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Donald E. Vilfer, President, Califorensics

OFCCP Game-Changing Final Rules: Complying Amid Vigorous Enforcement
Establishing Hiring Benchmarks, Meeting New Data Collection Requirements and Accommodation...
April 9, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with the information necessary to implement policies and procedures in compliance with new rules regarding protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. The panel will review changes to the Federal Contractor Compliance Manual and how counsel... Read More

Speakers:  Connie N. Bertram, Partner, Proskauer Rose Jon A. Geier, Partner, Paul Hastings T. Scott Kelly, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Family Responsibility Discrimination: Defending Against Claims in an Uncertain Legal Frame...
Leveraging Defense Techniques in Litigation Over Failure to Provide Leave, Discrimination...
March 26, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on defending against employee family responsibility discrimination claims based on a variety of federal laws. The panel will review defense techniques that have been effective despite the unpredictable, overlapping legal framework. Read More

Speakers:  Joan M. Gilbride, Managing Partner, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan Carolyn Rashby, Special Counsel, Miller Law Group

Avoiding Employer Liability Due to Employees’ Expanded Privacy Rights: Crafting Effective...
Protecting Employer Interests With Effective Policies and Practices Amid Expanding Employe...
March 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with best practices in balancing employer interests and employee privacy rights when navigating criminal and credit history checks under the FCRA, bring your own device (BYOD) programs, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) and NLRA compl... Read More

Speakers:  Philip L. Gordon, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Mark A. Konkel, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren

Expanded FLSA Liability: Responding to the New Threat to CEOs, Directors and Joint Employe...
Establishing Best Practices for Corporate Structuring, Pay Practice Reviews, and Employmen...
March 12, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will equip employment counsel with the tools necessary to tackle a new FLSA liability threat to CEOs and directors of companies and joint employers. The panel will provide techniques for responding and preventing exposure to liability. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher B. Kaczmarek, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon

Wage and Hour Compliance Under California's Employee-Friendly Framework and New Legislatio...
Navigating Unique Overtime Pay, Increased Minimum Wage, Mandated Recovery Periods, and Exp...
January 22, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will update employment counsel on the latest developments regarding California's unique wage and hour law framework. Our panel will prepare you to advise clients on both the current and new law effective Jan. 1, 2014. Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane Michael N. Westheimer, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer

Employment Litigation: Summary Judgment Motion Strategies
Leveraging Discovery Tools, Statement of Facts, and Timing in Discrimination, Harassment,...
January 8, 2014 CLE Download

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. Read More

Speakers:  Alex S. Drummond, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw David W. Garland, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Johanna T. Wise, Seyfarth Shaw

California's New Procedure for Investigating and Litigating Employment Discrimination Clai...
Defending Complaints and Avoiding Liability: A Conversation With California's DFEH Directo...
December 9, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment law attorneys for navigating California's newly expanded substantive and procedural laws for investigating and litigating employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss best practices for avoiding liability and defending discrimination c... Read More

Speakers:  Phyllis W. Cheng, Esq., Director, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane

Challenging Certification in Employment Class Claims: Leveraging Comcast and Dukes
Strategies for Determining Whether, When and How to Oppose Certification
November 26, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with an in-depth review of Supreme Court guidance on class certification from Comcast and Dukes. The panel will offer their perspectives and approaches for challenging certification or seeking decertification of a class, including whether, when and ho... Read More

Speakers:  A. Craig Cleland, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Joel C. Griswold, Partner, BakerHostetler Stephen E. Fox, Principal, Fish & Richardson

Structuring Employee Wellness Programs: Impact of Final DOL and HHS Regulations
Complying with New ACA Mandates and Navigating Other Laws Affecting Program Design and Imp...
November 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss final ACA regulations for employee wellness programs, the compliance mandates, and best practices for compliance. The program will also address the anti-discrimination statutory regimes that impact the design and implementation of a successful wellness program such as t... Read More

Speakers:  Kate Saracene, Counsel, Nixon Peabody Allison Ullman, Counsel, Crowell Moring

Resolving Wage and Hour Cases Through Mediation and Negotiated Settlement
October 1, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for resolving complex wage and hour claims through mediation or negotiated settlement. The panel will discuss how to evaluate when settlement discussions or mediation are appropriate, position a case for mediation or settlement discussions... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret A. Keane, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US) Eric S. Beane, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US)

Alternative Workforces: Minimizing Liability for Joint Employment and Contractor Misclassi...
Mitigating Risks When Using Subcontractors, Temp Agencies, Leased Employees, Interns and I...
August 28, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in evaluating and mitigating the legal risks inherent in using an alternative workforce to meet staffing needs. The panel will explain best practices for minimizing liabilities that may arise under a joint employer theory or contractor misclassification... Read More

Speakers:  W. Gary Fowler, Partner, Jackson Walker James Nelson, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Employment Agreements
Drafting Enforceable Provisions to Protect Proprietary Information and Corporate Reputatio...
August 22, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to draft confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-disparagement provisions in employment agreements that are likely to withstand heightened National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and court scrutiny. Read More

Speakers:  E. Ray Stanford, Jr., Atty, SIO Law Group Ashley Steiner Kelly, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory

Structuring Employment Arbitration Agreements and Class Action Waivers After American Expr...
August 15, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decisions on the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements and their interplay with the 2012 National Labor Relations Board decision that class action waivers in employment agreements are unlawful unde... Read More

Speakers:  Henry D. Lederman, Shareholder, Littler William J. Emanuel, Shareholder, Littler

Litigating Employment Discrimination Claims: Filing in State vs. Federal Court
Evaluating Substantive and Procedural Advantages and Risks of Each Venue for Plaintiffs an...
July 31, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide employment litigators in determining whether to pursue or defend employment discrimination cases in state or federal court. The panel will discuss the advantages and risks for plaintiffs and defendants of litigating Title VII cases in each venue. Read More

Speakers:  Alex S. Drummond, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Trina Fairley Barlow, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Hiring a Competitor's Employees: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
Minimizing Litigation Exposure When Workers Have Restrictive Covenants or Access to the Co...
July 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel to understand and mitigate legal risks for clients hiring an employee from a competitor. The panel will explain best practices to decrease litigation exposure and will highlight key defenses to competitor lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Peter A. Steinmeyer, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Jessica Brown, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Pay Equity Under Heightened EEOC and OFCCP Scrutiny
Minimizing Exposure to Government Enforcement and Employee Lawsuits for Wage Discriminatio...
June 18, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employers' counsel on avoiding being targeted for pay equity violation investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The panel will also discus... Read More

Speakers:  Alison B. Marshall, Partner, Jones Day Dr. Donald R. Deere, Senior Economist, Welch Consulting Katharine Kores, District Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Employment Discrimination Claims Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, or HIV Stat...
Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape and Minimizing Exposure to Claims
May 29, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will help employment attorneys navigate uncertain and evolving state and federal laws affecting employers of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) workers or those affected by HIV. The panel will discuss recent legal trends and best practices to comply with the law and minimi... Read More

Speakers:  Charles H. Wilson, Member, Cozen O’Connor Edward J. Reeves, Partner, Stoel Rives Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, Legal Director, Center for HIV Law and Policy

Workplace Class Actions: Latest Developments
Leveraging Lessons from 2012 Court Rulings, Preparing for 2013 and Beyond
May 21, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will brief employment litigators on key employment law class action developments during 2012 and early 2013. The panel will analyze and offer perspectives on the anticipated impact of these cases in 2013 and beyond. Read More

Speakers:  Gerald L, Maatman, Jr., Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Lorie E. Almon, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Ian H. Morrison, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Employment Record Retention and Destruction: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Implementing Document Management Policies to Mitigate Risk, Reduce Costs and Minimize Disc...
May 8, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss effective document retention and destruction policies for employers and employment counsel. The panel will also explain strategies for producing employment documents during employment litigation, including meeting e-discovery requirements. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan D. Wetchler, Partner, Duane Morris Charles H. Wilson, Member, Cozen O’Connor

Defining Working Time: Latest Wage and Hour Challenge
Navigating FLSA's Compensable Time Requirements and Minimizing Exposure to Employee Claims
April 30, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel in identifying activities that may constitute working time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state law and implementing measures to minimize exposure to wage and hour claims. Read More

Speakers:  Mark E. Tabakman, Partner, Fox Rothschild Keith Reinfeld, Fox Rothschild

Investigating and Documenting Employee Misconduct: Guidance for Employment Counsel
Minimizing Exposure to Wrongful Discharge, Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
April 23, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide legal and practical guidance for employment attorneys on investigating and documenting reports of employee misconduct. The panel will address who should perform the investigation, tips for conducting a thorough investigation, and techniques for properly documenting the... Read More

Speakers:  Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan E. Jewelle Johnson, Senior Counsel and Chief Employment Counsel, Graphic Packaging International

California's New Procedure for Investigating and Litigating Employment Discrimination Clai...
Best Practices to Defend Discrimination Complaints and Avoid Liability
March 12, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment law attorneys for navigating California's newly expanded substantive and procedural laws for investigating and litigating employment discrimination claims. The panel will discuss best practices for avoiding liability and defending discrimination c... Read More

Speakers:  Phyllis W. Cheng, Esq., Director, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane

Noncompete Agreements for Multinational Employers
Structuring Enforceable Noncompetes for Employees in Europe and Asia
January 29, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will offer guidance to counsel for multinational employers on structuring noncompete agreements that should be enforceable in key jurisdictions throughout Europe and Asia. The panel will explain how noncompete laws in European and Asian countries compare to U.S. restrictive covenant... Read More

Speakers:  Christopher P. Stief, Partner, Fisher & Phillips William D. Wright, Partner, Fisher & Phillips Clare Murray, Managing Partner, CM Murray David Fisher, Consultant, CM Murray

Witness Examination Strategies in Employment Litigation
Best Practices for Direct and Cross-Examination of Lay Witnesses
January 23, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment litigators to conduct direct and cross-examination of lay and expert witnesses. The panel will explain tactics for selecting and preparing witnesses and will outline techniques for effective questioning, cross-examination and redirect examination. Read More

Speakers:  Kerry E. Notestine, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Susan K. Eggum, Shareholder, Lane Powell

Employee or Independent Contractor? Worker Misclassification Under Heightened Scrutiny
Avoiding Liability and Penalties Amid Aggressive DOL and IRS Enforcement
December 13, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will update employment counsel on current Department of Labor and IRS enforcement efforts focused on misclassification of workers as independent contractors. The panel will outline best practices for employers' counsel to avoid or mitigate liability and penalties for misclassificati... Read More

Speakers:  Michelle W. Johnson, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Daniel M. Shea, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Steven L. (Steve) Gillman, Partner, Holland & Knight

Employee Leave Under the FMLA and ADA
Navigating Overlapping and Conflicting Leave Laws to Avoid Government Action and Worker La...
November 28, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with best practices to reduce the risk of lawsuits or government action for violating employee leave requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Read More

Speakers:  Neil A. Capobianco, Partner, SNR Denton Eric S. Dreiband, Partner, Jones Day Salvatore G. Gangemi, Principal, Gangemi Law Firm

Employee Whistleblower Claims Under SOX and Dodd-Frank
Minimizing the Risk of Claims, Preparing for Litigation, and Preserving Arguments for Appe...
October 9, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel to minimize the risk of employee whistleblower claims under the recently expanded SOX. The panel will also provide best practices for defending whistleblower litigation and preserving issues for appeal. Read More

Speakers:  Margaret H. Campbell, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Mike Delikat, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Thad Guyer, Esq., T.M. Guyer and Ayers & Friends

Employee Use of Dual-Purpose Electronic Devices: Legal Challenges for Employers
Protecting Company Interests When Employees Use Personal Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops...
September 27, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on policies and procedures to govern employees' use of personal electronic devices for both personal and work purposes. The panel will outline key considerations to protect employer interests and avoid violating employee privacy rights. Read More

Speakers:  Philip L. Gordon, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Michael McGuire, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Josh B. Kirkpatrick, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

Expert Testimony in Employment Discrimination and Harassment Cases
Effectively Using or Challenging Economic, Statistical and Psychological Experts During Di...
September 18, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment litigators for effectively selecting, preparing and qualifying expert witnesses. The panel will discuss key considerations when bringing and defending Daubert and other challenges to expert witnesses. Read More

Speakers:  James A. A. Pabarue, Shareholder, Christie Pabarue Mortensen and Young Lawrence J. McNamara, Shareholder, Spencer Crain Cubbage Healy & McNamara Trang Q. Tran, Managing Partner, Tran Law Firm

Employee Retaliation Claims: Growing Litigation Threat
Minimizing Litigation Exposure and Defending Lawsuits and EEOC Charges
August 21, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on steps to take to minimize the risk of exposure to employee retaliation claims. The panel will also outline effective strategies for defending against U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges and litigation alleging r... Read More

Speakers:  Anthony J. Oncidi, Partner, Proskauer Rose Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Shareholder, Cox Smith Matthews

Proactive Wage and Hour Compliance Strategies
Leveraging Self-Audits, Effective Policies and Procedures, and Corrective Measures to Redu...
August 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employer's counsel on proactive measures to minimize exposure to wage and hour lawsuits. The panel will outline best practices for conducting self-audits, developing effective policies and procedures, and implementing corrective measures. Read More

Speakers:  Paul J. Siegel, Partner, Jackson Lewis Charles H. Wilson, Member, Cozen O’Connor Jonathan T. Hyman, Partner, Kohrman Jackson & Krantz

Social Media and Employment Litigation
Analyzing Recent Case Law, NLRB Activity and E-Discovery Challenges
August 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to navigate the challenges of litigating cases involving workplace disputes over social media. The panel will discuss unique e-discovery issues in these cases, and best practices for pursuing or defending litigation and minimizing liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey E. Gross, Partner, Vandenberg & Feliu Christopher D'Angelo, Atty, Vandenberg & Feliu Stephanie L. Giammarco, MA, CPA, CITP, CFE, CFF, Partner, BDO Consulting

Class Certification in Employment Litigation: Recent Case Developments
Pursuing or Defeating Certification in the Aftermath of Wal-Mart v. Dukes
July 17, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with a review of the new standards for class certification established by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes, examine how courts have applied the standards over the past year, and suggest steps to effectively pursue or defeat certification. Read More

Speakers:  Jason C. Schwartz, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Jane M. McFetridge, Managing Partner, Jackson Lewis Michael Westheimer, Of Counsel, Baker & McKenzie

ADA Amendments Act: Latest Court Developments
Avoiding and Defending Against Claims Under the Expanded Definition of Disability
June 26, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with a survey of trends involving ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) claims over the past few years. The panel will outline an employer's legal obligations when an employee requests an accommodation and will offer strategies to avoid and defend against disabi... Read More

Speakers:  Patrick J. Harvey, Partner, Ballard Spahr Linda B. Hollinshead, Partner, Duane Morris Joyce Walker-Jones, Senior Atty Advisor, ADA Policy Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Meal and Rest Break Compliance After the Brinker Decision
Navigating Wage and Hour Implications for Employers
May 31, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment law counsel with a review of the Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Ct. decision, analyze the gray areas of the ruling, explain how the decision may impact future wage and hour litigation, and discuss compliance best practices for employers. Read More

Speakers:  Rex S. Heinke, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Donna M. Mezias, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Wage and Hour Litigation: Effective Use of Expert Witnesses
Selecting an Appropriate Expert and Leveraging Expert Testimony During Class Certification...
May 24, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to wage and hour litigators for selecting, preparing and working with expert witnesses during class certification, motion hearings and trial. Read More

Speakers:  Neil A. Capobianco, Partner, SNR Denton Michael A. Alaimo, Principal, Miller Canfield

EEOC's New Focus on Systemic Discrimination Litigation
Preparing for Increased Scrutiny, Navigating Complex Legal Issues, and Minimizing Exposure...
May 2, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review the EEOC's new systemic discrimination initiative, discuss issues that arise in systemic discrimination litigation, and offer best practices for responding to individual charges to avoid becoming a target for a systemic discrimination suit. Read More

Speakers:  Maritoni D. Kane, Counsel, Mayer Brown Alison B. Marshall, Partner, Jones Day Eric S. Dreiband, Partner, Jones Day

Multinational Employers and Global Codes of Conduct Affecting Employees
Crafting and Implementing External Supplier and Internal Ethics Codes That Are Recognized...
April 24, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for multinational employers on developing or updating global codes of conduct affecting employees, including external supplier codes and internal ethics codes. The panel will discuss substantive areas to include and how to launch an effective code of... Read More

Speakers:  Donald C. Dowling, Jr., Partner, White & Case Cynthia L. Jackson, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Voluntary Diversity Initiative or Unlawful Discriminatory Preference?
Minimizing Exposure to Discrimination Claims When Implementing Inclusion Programs
April 17, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to develop and implement workplace diversity and inclusion programs. The panel will offer steps to mitigate risk, and will also review the OFCCP's affirmative action enforcement agenda and outline best practices for recruitment, as well as documentati... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret L. Watson, Of Counsel, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter Travis Gemoets, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell Christine Hendrickson, Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw

Employer Obligations to Military Personnel Under USERRA and the ADA
Complying With Reinstatement and Reemployment Requirements and Avoiding Discrimination Cla...
April 11, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employers' counsel with a review of the legal obligations employers owe returning and disabled U.S. military personnel. The panel will focus on requirements under the USERRA, ADA, FMLA and the recently passed VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Read More

Speakers:  Mark J. Girouard, Shareholder, Nilan Johnson Lewis Steven L. Herrick, Director of Legal Services, Tully Rinckey Conrad Shawn Kee, Partner, Jackson Lewis

Wage And Hour E-Discovery: New Challenges and Solutions
Navigating the New E-Discovery Landscape After Zubulake
April 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel on cost-effective methods for identifying, preserving and producing electronic evidence in wage and hour lawsuits, focusing specifically on preservation and the use of predictive coding in the aftermath of Zubulake. Read More

Speakers:  William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Danuta Bembenista Panich, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins David D. Rohde, JD, LL.M., Senior Director, Litigation and eDiscovery Solutions, Epiq Systems

Crafting Summary Judgment Motions in Employment Litigation: The Fundamentals
March 28, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide associates with a review of standards for summary judgment established in the FRCP and how courts apply the standards to particular types of employment lawsuits. The panel will outline best practices for employment law counsel when drafting summary judgment motions. Read More

Speakers:  William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Veenita D. Raj, Michelman & Robinson

Mixed-Motive Defense in Employment Discrimination Cases
Leveraging the Defense Amid Differing Circuit Court Standards
March 22, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review how the mixed-motive defense is being applied in discrimination cases and discuss practical implications relating to claims under Title VII, the ADA, the FMLA and other federal discrimination and retaliation laws. Read More

Speakers:  Wayne Schrader, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Karen Sutherland, Member, Ogden Murphy Wallace Melissa E. Pierre-Louis, Outten & Golden

The NLRB's New Prohibition of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
Assessing the Impact on Union and Non-Union Employers and Future Class Action Proceedings
March 14, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment and labor law counsel with an overview of the National Labor Relations Board decision restricting the use of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. The panel will discuss the expected impact on employment arbitration agreements and class a... Read More

Speakers:  Henry D. Lederman, Shareholder, Littler William J. Emanuel, Shareholder, Littler Gavin S. Appleby, Shareholder, Littler

Investigations of High-Level Employees and Executives
Navigating Complex Legal, Ethical and PR Issues in Internal and Government Investigations
March 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for identifying and addressing the legal and ethical issues that commonly arise when conducting internal investigations and managing government investigations of high-level employees or executives. Read More

Speakers:  Weston C. Loegering, Partner, Jones Day Emily R. Schulman, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Eric W. Sitarchuk, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius Steve Kardell, Partner, Clouse Dunn Khoshbin

Written Discovery Fundamentals for Employment Counsel
Crafting Requests for and Responses to Interrogatories, Production and Other Written Disco...
February 15, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide an introduction for employment counsel to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for discovery and drafting written discovery including interrogatories, requests for production of documents, requests for admissions, and other written discovery requests. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher M. Leh, Of Counsel, Littler Mendelson Michele L. Maryott, Partner, Gibson Dunn

ADA and FMLA Compliance Challenges With Employee Substance Abuse
Minimizing EEOC and DOL Enforcement Actions and Worker Lawsuits On Accommodation and Leave
February 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel for complying with the ADA and FMLA in managing disability accommodation and family leave requests. The panel will address how to minimize EEOC and DOL enforcement actions and employee lawsuits when dealing with employees with substance ab... Read More

Speakers:  Joyce Walker-Jones, Senior Atty Advisor, ADA Policy Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Katherine C. Huibonhoa, Partner, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker

Title VII Litigation: Persistent Evidentiary Challenges
Effective Use of Evidence in Defending Discrimination, Retaliation and Harassment Claims
January 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices for employers' counsel when confronted with evidentiary challenges during Title VII discrimination, retaliation and harassment lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Ann Marie Painter, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius Joseph C. Liburt, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Russell D. Cawyer, Partner, Kelly Hart & Hallman

Workplace Violence Prevention: Legal Considerations for Employers
Crafting and Enforcing Anti-Violence Policies and Complying With New OSHA Directives for E...
December 21, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will update employment law attorneys on OSHA's new guidance for preventing workplace violence, offer ideas for incorporating the guidance into workplace anti-violence policies, and prepare attorneys to counsel clients to minimize liability through effective policies and enforcement. Read More

Speakers:  Barbara E. Hoey, Shareholder, Littler Thomas Benjamin Huggett, Shareholder, Littler

DOL’s Latest Wage and Hour Enforcement Priorities
Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls and Costly Litigation Through Comprehensive Self-Audits and C...
October 19, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel for responding to the Department of Labor's increased wage and hour enforcement. The panel will discuss wage and hour practices currently targeted by the DOL, new DOL policy initiatives, and strategies for conducting self-audits and corre... Read More

Speakers:  Stephanie Dodge Gournis, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath Mark E. Tabakman, Partner, Fox Rothschild Rebecca L. Torrey, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips

Noncompete Agreements: Latest Litigation Developments
Crafting and Enforcing Contracts That Protect Confidential Business Information and Trade...
August 11, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to craft clear and enforceable noncompete agreements that are likely to stand up in court. The panel will also discuss litigation strategies for employment counsel pursuing or defending noncompete litigation. Read More

Speakers:  Jessica Brown, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Peter A. Steinmeyer, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Innovative Wage and Hour Litigation Strategy: The Faragher-Ellerth Defense
Asserting and Challenging the Avoidable Consequences Affirmative Defense in FLSA and State...
August 4, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on the emerging use of the Faragher-Ellerth theory in wage and hour cases. The panel will explain strategies for counsel for employers and employees when asserting or challenging this innovative defense in FLSA and state class and collect... Read More

Speakers:  Lisa (Lee) A. Schreter, Chairman of the Board, Littler Mendelson Adam T. Klein, Partner, Outten & Golden

Defeating Employment Class Certification After Wal-Mart v. Dukes
Leveraging the Decision to Defeat Certification and Minimize Class Action Exposure
July 27, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide a briefing for counsel on the key certification issues addressed in the Wal-Mart v. Dukes decision, explain the new standards for class certification, and recommend steps for employment counsel to defeat certification and minimize class action exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Michael Westheimer, Of Counsel, Baker & McKenzie Jason C. Schwartz, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Jane M. McFetridge, Managing Partner, Jackson Lewis

When the EEOC Comes Knocking
Anticipating and Responding to Discrimination and Retaliation Investigations
July 21, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide a roadmap for employment counsel for navigating the EEOC's process for investigating allegations of employment discrimination and retaliation. The panel will outline forward-thinking strategies to implement before discrimination investigations, claims and litigation ens... Read More

Speakers:  Alison B. Marshall, Partner, Jones Day Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane

EEOC Final Regulations Under the ADA Amendments Act
Latest Strategies to Avoid and Defend Americans With Disabilities Act Claims
May 17, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employers' attorneys with a review of the impact of the final EEOC regulations under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The panel will outline an employer's legal obligations when an employee requests an accommodation and will offer strategies to avoid and defend against d... Read More

Speakers:  Joyce Walker-Jones, Senior Atty Advisor, ADA Policy Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Linda B. Hollinshead, Partner, Duane Morris Brian D. Pedrow, Partner, Ballard Spahr

National Labor Relations Act Obligations for Non-Union and Union Employers
Complying with NLRA Mandates and Preparing for Heightened NLRB Enforcement
April 6, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment attorneys with a review of the National Labor Relations Board's current enforcement efforts, common employer missteps in complying, and strategies for employers--both non-union and union--to comply with NLRA obligations. Read More

Speakers:  Peter D. Conrad, Partner, Proskauer Rose Eric C. Stuart, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart Liquita L. Thompson, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Employment Arbitration Agreements
Crafting Enforceable Arbitration Clauses and Successfully Navigating the ADR Process
March 2, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide legal and practical guidance for crafting enforceable employment arbitration agreements and achieving favorable results in arbitration. Read More

Speakers:  Allan Dinkoff, Litigation Counsel, Weil Gotshal & Manges Alfred G. Feliu, Partner, Vandenberg & Feliu Margaret L. Watson, Of Counsel, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter

Gender Discrimination in Pay and Promotions: Emerging Litigation Threat
Employer Strategies for Avoiding and Defending Lawsuits
March 1, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employers' counsel on strategies to avoid and defend lawsuits that allege gender-based discrimination in compensation and promotion practices. Read More

Speakers:  Margaret A. Keane, Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf Michael Westheimer, Of Counsel, Baker & McKenzie Jane M. McFetridge, Managing Partner, Jackson Lewis

Pre-Employment Credit Checks Under Heightened Scrutiny
Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title VII and State Laws
December 21, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on ways to minimize liability exposure when employers obtain and use credit information to make hiring decisions. Read More

Speakers:  Cindy D. Hanson, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Pamela Q. Devata, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Sarah Crawford, Senior Counsel, Employment Discrimination Project, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

FLSA Litigation and Enforcement: Latest Challenges
Complying With Off-the-Clock Work Prohibitions, Tip Credit and Tip Pooling Rules, and Time...
December 7, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices for employers' counsel facing current Fair Labor Standards Act enforcement and litigation hot-button issues, including claims of off-the-clock work, tip credit and tip pooling violations, and time reporting violations. Read More

Speakers:  Richard D. Tuschman, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Matthew W. Ray, Partner, Jones Day James F. Glunt, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

Employment Litigation: Pursuing and Defeating Pre-Trial Motions to Dismiss
Leveraging Iqbal Pleadings Requirements and Summary Judgment Standards
November 23, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare plaintiff and defendant counsel with best practices when seeking to obtain or prevent dismissal and summary judgment. The panel will analyze recent legal developments, including the impact of Iqbal on dismissal motions in employment litigation. Read More

Speakers:  Michele L. Maryott, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Teresa Rider Bult, Partner, Constangy Brooks & Smith Alan Crone, Partner, Kramer & Crone

Employee Hiring and Firing: Legal and Practical Guidance for Employment Counsel
Strategies to Minimize Negligent Hiring or Wrongful Termination Claims
November 2, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide legal and practical strategies for counsel to employers when hiring and terminating employees to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and minimize litigation risks. Read More

Speakers:  John E. Quinn, Member, Eckert Seamans Keith A. Watts, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Sidney L. Gold, Principal Shareholder, Sidney L. Gold & Associates

FLSA Collective Action Litigation Strategies
Navigating Certification, Discovery and Settlement Issues in Wage and Hour Collective Laws...
October 20, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide employment counsel with litigation strategies for pursuing and defending FLSA wage and hour collective action lawsuits. The panel will offer best practices for reaching settlements that minimize the time and expense involved in litigation. Read More

Speakers:  A. Craig Cleland, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart William C. Martucci, Partner, Shook Hardy & Bacon Martin T. Wymer, Partner, Baker Hostetler

Pay Equity and Statistics: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Minimizing Liability for Compensation Practices Through Statistical Analysis and Proactive...
August 10, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment counsel to use statistical analysis to avoid and defend pay inequity claims. With the recent Novartis trial and other cases as background, the panel will offer strategies for implementing proactive audits, selecting statistical models, and developing jury pre... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan L. Sulds, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Dr. Debo Sarkar, Affiliate, Analysis Group

Employer Liability for Undocumented Workers
Managing Risk and Avoiding Sanctions in an Era of Heightened Immigration Enforcement
July 13, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare employment and immigration counsel to face the government's current enforcement efforts on workplace immigration laws. The panel will provide practical guidance on how businesses can comply with immigration laws to avoid penalties, prosecution and lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Denyse Sabagh, Partner, Duane Morris Mahsa Aliaskari, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig Mary E. Pivec, Partner, Keller and Heckman

Employee Privacy in Electronic Communications: New Threat to Employers?
Crafting and Enforcing Policies for Work Computers and Mobile Devices
July 8, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel to develop and enforce computer policies that protect confidential business information without violating employee privacy rights. The panel will review the broad implications for employers of the Stengart and Quon rulings. Read More

Speakers:  Philip L. Gordon, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Nick Akerman, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney Lauren E. Schwartzreich, Outten & Golden

Employee Whistleblower Claims Under SOX: Preparing for New OSHA Enforcement
Avoiding and Defending Worker Retaliation Claims
June 8, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices for employment counsel to reduce the risk of employee whistleblower claims under SOX and prepare counsel with strategies for defending worker retaliation lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Diana L. Hoover, Partner, Hoover Kernell Steve Kardell, Partner, Clouse Dunn Khoshbin Courtney L. Anderson, Mayer Brown

Wage and Hour Claims in Telecommuting and Alternative Work Arrangements
Avoiding, Defending and Settling FLSA and State Law Disputes
May 25, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for employment counsel on leveraging the benefits of flexible work arrangements while minimizing potentially costly legal risks. The panel will offer best practices for avoiding, defending and settling FLSA and state claims arising from alternative work schedul... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel J. McCoy, Partner, Fenwick & West Wayne E. Pinkstone, Partner, Fox Rothschild Linda B. Hollinshead, Partner, Duane Morris

Wage and Hour Collective and Class Claims: The Continuing Litigation Threat
Pursuing, Defending and Settling FLSA Actions as Costs Skyrocket
March 24, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide litigation strategies for pursuing and defending against wage and hour collective and class claims and will outline best practices for reaching fair settlements. Read More

Speakers:  James F. Glunt, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Michele R. Fisher, Partner, Nichols Kaster A. Craig Cleland, Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart

OSHA Enforcement on the Rise
Preparing for Workplace Safety Investigations, Responding to Citations, and Negotiating Pe...
February 16, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss current trends in OSHA enforcement and explain how OSHA approaches and carries out its workplace investigations. The panel will provide best practices for employment counsel when preparing for and participating in an OSHA inspection, responding to citations, and negotia... Read More

Speakers:  James A. Lastowka, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery Peter R. Spanos, Partner, Burr & Forman Patricia A. Poole, Partner, Baker Hostetler

Protecting Trade Secrets When Key Employees Move to Competitors
Recovering Confidential Business Information and Defending Against Misappropriation
February 2, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide legal strategies for employers and their counsel to prevent or restrict the loss of confidential company information when a key employee goes to work for a competitor. The panel will review the use of computer forensics to obtain evidence to support the employer's case. Read More

Speakers:  Jessica Brown, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Jason C. Schwartz, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Seth P. Berman, Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, Stroz Friedberg

“Textual Harassment”: New Employer Risk From Text Messages, Email and Internet Communicati...
Avoiding, Investigating and Defending Employee Race, Sex and Disability Claims
January 19, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss emerging trends in so-called textual harassment claims, including legal challenges facing employers as they investigate and litigate such cases. The panel will outline best practices to minimize liability for harassment claims based on internet and text messaging. Read More

Speakers:  Eric L. Barnum, Partner, Schiff Hardin Clint D. Robison, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson Todd A. Smith, Mediator and Attorney, The Law Office of Todd A. Smith

FLSA Exemptions: Emerging Class Action Threat
Navigating the Complexities of Executive, Professional and Administrative Exemptions
November 19, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will provide a comprehensive analysis of class action litigation regarding FLSA exemptions and the most frequently litigated classifications. The panel will outline best practices for counsel to avoid misclassification and employment practices that can jeopardize the exemption. Read More

Speakers:  Mark E. Tabakman, Partner, Fox Rothschild Douglas Weiner, Senior Trial Counsel, Epstein Becker & Green Angelo Spinola, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson

Employee Blogging: The Growing Litigation Threat
Avoiding Direct and Vicarious Liability for Defamation, Retaliation and Discrimination
September 30, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the legal risks for employers arising from employee blogging and will offer best practices to avoid problems and liability--without violating employee rights and privacy. Read More

Speakers:  M. Carter DeLorme, Partner, Jones Day Philip L. Gordon, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Kathryn Morris Willis, Partner, Burr & Forman

Employer Liability for Mobile Devices and Continuous Connectivity
Avoiding Legal Pitfalls: Wage and Hour, Harassment and Personal Injury Claims
September 15, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the wage and hour, harassment, safety and privacy liability issues that are emerging for employers due to employees' constant connectivity to the workplace through mobile devices and will outline best practices for minimizing the employer's liability. Read More

Speakers:  Alexander J. Passantino, Partner, Jackson Lewis Daniel J. McCoy, Partner, Fenwick & West Lisa (Lee) A. Schreter, Chairman of the Board, Littler Mendelson

Reductions in Force and Layoff Alternatives: Minimizing Employer Liability
Best Practices to Ensure Compliance with WARN, ADEA and FLSA
September 3, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will outline best practices for employers' counsel planning and implementing reductions in force and alternatives to layoffs. The panel will discuss key considerations to minimize liability exposure under a complex variety of federal and state employment laws. Read More

Speakers:  Robert W. Ashmore, Partner, Fisher & Phillips David J. Murphy, Partner, Morrison & Foerster Karen G. Schanfield, Attorney, Fredrikson & Byron

Social Networking Websites: Employment Law Pitfalls
Avoiding Discrimination, Violation of Privacy, and Fair Credit Reporting Act Claims
August 18, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the legal risks of using information obtained from social networking websites in making employment decisions. The panel will outline best practices for employers and their counsel to minimize liability exposure. Read More

Speakers:  Marcia N. Jackson, Counsel, Wick Phillips Wayne E. Pinkstone, Partner, Fox Rothschild Christopher J. Murphy, Partner, Saul Ewing

Ricci v. DeStefano: Balancing Title VII Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact
Leveraging the Supreme Court's Guidance on Employment Testing and its Impact on Voluntary...
July 30, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will analyze the Supreme Court's ruling in Ricci v. DeStefano and its impact on employers' use of employment-related tests and other voluntary compliance programs. The panel will also discuss the burden of proof in future disparate impact or reverse discrimination lawsuits. Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Partner, Berger Kahn William D. Deveney, Partner, Elarbee Thompson Sapp & Wilson

New FMLA Regulations
Best Practices to Ensure Family and Medical Leave Act Compliance
June 23, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain the key changes to the Family Medical Leave Act and offer compliance strategies for employers to avoid fines and penalties. Read More

Speakers:  Victoria A. Lipnic, Former Assistant Secretary of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, U.S. Department of Labor Dana Connell, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Henry T. Goldman, Of Counsel, K&L Gates

ADA Amendments Act of 2008: The New Litigation Challenge
Updated Strategies to Avoid and Defend Americans With Disabilities Act Claims
May 12, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain the key changes for employers due to the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, outline an employer's legal obligations when an employee requests an accommodation based on disability, and offer strategies for dealing with disability discrimination claims. Read More

Speakers:  Joyce Walker-Jones, Senior Atty Advisor, ADA Policy Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Gayla Crain, Shareholder, Spencer Crain Cubbage Healy & McNamara Stephen E. Fox, Principal, Fish & Richardson

Employee Free Choice Act
Legal Strategies for Employers Facing Broader Unionizing Rights
April 15, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain the key features of the Employee Free Choice Act and provide proactive approaches for employers to prepare for the coming law. Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Berger Kahn Andrew J. Rolfes, Member, Cozen O'Connor Steven M. Swirsky, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Protecting Trade Secrets From Employee Misappropriation
Legal Strategies to Safeguard Confidential Business Assets
March 31, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain steps companies should take to protect their trade secrets from misappropriation by departing employees and will provide strategies for dealing with a departing employee suspected of stealing confidential business information. Read More

Speakers:  Peter L. Altieri, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Jessica Brown, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Peter A. Steinmeyer, Member, Epstein Becker & Green

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Proactive Steps to Reduce Liability Exposure for Compensation Practices
February 24, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the impact of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act for employers. The panel will recommend steps for employers and their counsel to consider immediately to avoid or minimize liability for past and future pay decisions. Read More

Speakers:  Teresa R. Tracy, Principal, Berger Kahn Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Partner, K&L Gates David A. Grant, Partner, Baker Hostetler

Reductions in Force Litigation on the Rise
Avoiding and Defending Lawsuits Arising From Layoffs
February 3, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review current RIF litigation trends and provide best practices for employers and their counsel to avoid or defend lawsuits arising from layoffs. Read More

Speakers:  Charles A. Edwards, Attorney at Law, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice Mark R. Cheskin, Partner, Hogan & Hartson Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Partner, K&L Gates

Religious Discrimination in the Workplace: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Effective Policies and Practices to Comply With Title VII and Withstand Court Scrutiny
November 19, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Christopher Kuczynski, Assistant Legal Counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Stephen E. Fox, Principal, Fish & Richardson Gayla Crain, Shareholder, Spencer Crain Cubbage Healy & McNamara

409A Mandates for Employee Severance Agreements
Unraveling the New Legal Complexities, Avoiding Severe Tax Penalties
October 22, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Steven J. Friedman, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson Annita M. Riddick, Senior Counsel, Energy Future Holdings Joseph Cartafalsa, Partner, Putney Twombly Hall & Hirson

Sponsorship of Foreign Workers Under Heightened DOL Scrutiny
Avoiding Compliance Pitfalls in Securing Permanent Foreign Labor Certification
September 11, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Denyse Sabagh, Partner, Duane Morris William A. Stock, Partner, Klasko Rulon Stock & Seltzer Robert H. Cohen, Porter Wright

New York State's New Laws on Commission Pay for Employees
Crafting Employment Agreements and Commission Structures to Commission Structures to Compl...
May 7, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Ari Karen, Partner, Venable James Edward Fagan, III, Venable Shaffin A. Datoo, Venable

Importing Defective Products: Legal Risks, Preventive Measures and Defense Strategies
Fallout from the Latest Chinese Product Recalls
September 19, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  J. Russell Jackson, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Paul S. Rosenlund, Partner, Duane Morris Harold D. Stratton, Member, Dykema Gossett

Employee Severance Under Attack: The Courts' Latest Rulings
Crafting and Negotiating Enforceable Release and Pay Provisions
August 23, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  James F. Glunt, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Bruce R. Alper, Shareholder, Vedder Price James P. McElligott, Partner, McGuireWoods

Title VII Claims Since Burlington Northern
Avoiding Subtle Discrimination and Retaliation Suits in an Employee-Friendly Environment
May 16, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Dianna B. Johnston, Assistant Legal Counsel for Title VII/ADEA/Equal Pay Act Division, EEOC Eric A. Tate, Partner, Morrison Foerster Lisa M. Szafranic, Partner, Martenson, Hasbrouck & Simon

Hostile Work Environment, Email & Internet
Understanding employers' emerging liability risks; Best practices to limit exposure
January 10, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Richard H. Block, Partner, Dreier David R. Lagasse, Partner, Dreier M. Alexis Pollock, Dreier