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Representing a client in a harassment case requires special considerations that are different from other types of discrimination cases. This panel discusses the roadmap of a pre and current litigation on behalf of a harassment victim, including intake, considerations in deciding whether to represent a harassment victim, informing the client about the challenges of litigating a harassment case, dealing with treating doctors and the client’s potential pre-existing conditions, and preparing the client for their deposition.
Parisis G. Filippatos Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos is a Partner at Phillips & Associates, PLLC, and manages the firm’s White Plains, NY Office. Mr. Filippatos is dedicated to representing individuals across the corporate spectrum in all types of workplace disputes, with a particular emphasis on litigating gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation/whistleblower cases against financial services and Fortune 500 companies, as well as negotiating executive compensation/employment contracts and severance...MoreParisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos is a Partner at Phillips & Associates, PLLC, and manages the firm’s White Plains, NY Office. Mr. Filippatos is dedicated to representing individuals across the corporate spectrum in all types of workplace disputes, with a particular emphasis on litigating gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation/whistleblower cases against financial services and Fortune 500 companies, as well as negotiating executive compensation/employment contracts and severance agreements. Mr. Filippatos has litigated labor and employment cases for over 25 years and has represented thousands of individuals and numerous companies on myriad matters involving employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment based on race, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity; separation and severance agreements; executive compensation contracts; restrictive covenants; workplace investigations; and whistleblower and regulatory non-compliance claims. Mr. Filippatos studied Political Science at Columbia University, where he obtained his B.A., cum laude, with departmental honors, in 1988. Mr. Filippatos attended Boston College Law School, receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1991. Starting as an NYC Assistant Corporation Counsel, then in private practice, first as a management-side attorney, and later as an employee advocate, Mr. Filippatos has encountered employment disputes from truly varied perspectives, including as a principal litigator on a landmark glass ceiling case against Morgan Stanley, Inc., in 2004. Mr. Filippatos has lectured and published with the National Employment Lawyers Association, the American Conference Institute, the American Bar Association, and the Practicing Law Institute, on various topics in labor and employment law and was recently featured on the cover of US Business News. He is a member of the ABA, NELA National, and NELA/NY, as well as being fluent in Modern Greek. Collapse
October 12, 2018
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Practical Considerations When Representing Clients In Harassment Cases - Audio
Practical Considerations When Representing Clients In Harassment Cases - Paper
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