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This session focuses on how practitioners can maximize compensatory damages awards in federal sector EEO complaints through the careful selection of evidence and witnesses. When reviewing decisions from the EEOC’s Office of Federal Operations on compensatory damages awards, it often becomes clear which awards were heightened due to the skillful presentation of evidence in support of awards by competent counsel. Our experts share their tips and strategies to help you maximize compensatory damage awards in your next case!
Gary M. Gilbert Gary M. Gilbert is the Principal and also works as a senior attorney of The Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates, P.C., which he established in May 2005. Prior to the opening of his own practice, he was Of Counsel to the Washington, DC...MoreGary M. Gilbert is the Principal and also works as a senior attorney of The Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates, P.C., which he established in May 2005. Prior to the opening of his own practice, he was Of Counsel to the Washington, DC employment law firm, Passman & Kaplan, P.C. Immediately prior to this position, Mr. Gilbert served as an Administrative Judge, then Chief Administrative Judge in the Baltimore District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for a total of 16 years. He has authored many publications in the area of federal sector employment law. He is the author of Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies in Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases, an exhaustive review of the damages available to victims of employment discrimination now in its 6th edition. Mr. Gilbert also writes the Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook, now in its 5th edition. He co-authors the Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update, a yearly publication which summarizes recently published decisions of the EEOC. Mr. Gilbert received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland, School of Law in Baltimore. He is a member of the bars of the States of Maryland and Florida. Collapse
Sean Tamura-Sato Sean Tamura-Sato is an associate in the law firm of Minami Tamaki LLP in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Tamura-Sato represents employees in discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and wage-and-hour matters. He also litigates complex consumer...MoreSean Tamura-Sato is an associate in the law firm of Minami Tamaki LLP in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Tamura-Sato represents employees in discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and wage-and-hour matters. He also litigates complex consumer and antitrust class actions around the country. Mr. Tamura-Sato is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association. Mr. Tamura-Sato is a chair of the Civil Rights Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. He has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2013. During law school, he worked as a Workers’ Rights Clinic Counselor at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center in San Francisco. Mr. Tamura-Sato graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations. He earned his J.D. at the University of California Hastings College of the Law. Collapse
Adria S. Zeldin Adria S. Zeldin is a Senior Associate with the firm of Passman & Kaplan, P.C. in Washington, DC, where she represents employees in various employment law matters including discrimination and adverse action cases. She joined Passman & Kaplan in...MoreAdria S. Zeldin is a Senior Associate with the firm of Passman & Kaplan, P.C. in Washington, DC, where she represents employees in various employment law matters including discrimination and adverse action cases. She joined Passman & Kaplan in December 2010 with over 20 years of experience in the areas of federal sector employment, discrimination, and labor law. Ms. Zeldin was employed at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1987 to 2005, where she held various positions including that of an EEOC Administrative Judge and Supervisory Administrative Judge from 1995 to 2001. From 2001 to 2009, Ms. Zeldin was employed as Agency Counsel at three different federal government agencies and represented those agencies in employment and labor actions before the EEOC, the US Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), in labor arbitrations, and in federal district courts. Prior to joining Passman & Kaplan, Ms. Zeldin worked independently as an attorney, mediator, and trainer in the area of federal sector employment law. Ms. Zeldin received her undergraduate degree from Antioch College in Ohio and her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. Ms. Zeldin has presented at professional conferences on various areas of employment and discrimination law. Ms. Zeldin is also an experienced mediator and has mediated public and private sector cases of employment, housing, and public accommodation discrimination. Ms. Zeldin is a volunteer arbitrator for the D.C. Bar Attorney Client Arbitration Board where she arbitrates fee dispute cases. Collapse
June 26, 2013
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Maximizing Compensatory Damage Awards In Federal Sector Cases - Audio
Maximizing Compensatory Damage Awards In Federal Sector Cases - Paper
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