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Whether you are waging a mass individual arbitration ground war or getting ready to handle an individual arbitration hearing, this panel is designed for you. This panel of experienced attorneys, who have been at the forefront of the ground war game, will cover a variety of topics including the mechanics of, and case management tips for, filing and litigating individual arbitrations en masse, strategies for combatting the defendant's stall tactics, an effective discovery and trial plan for an individual arbitration hearing, and tips on reworking that trial plan if things don't go your way.
Douglas M. Werman Douglas M. Werman is the founder and principal of Werman Salas P.C., located in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Werman has exclusively practiced labor and employment law since 1990. The overwhelming focus of his practice is the mediation and litigation of...MoreDouglas M. Werman is the founder and principal of Werman Salas P.C., located in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Werman has exclusively practiced labor and employment law since 1990. The overwhelming focus of his practice is the mediation and litigation of class and collective action litigation seeking the recovery of owed minimum wages, overtime pay, and other earned compensation for employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state wage and hour laws. Mr. Werman has acted as lead counsel in more than 600 Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour law cases, more than half of which have proceeded as class, collective, or combined actions. His cases have recovered owed compensation for more than 300,000 working people. Mr. Werman frequently speaks and writes on employment issues. He is a Contributor to Chapters 19 and 20, “Collective Actions,” and “‘Hybrid’ FLSA/State Law Actions,” to the leading treatise on the Fair Labor Standard s Act, “Kerns, The Fair Labor Standards Act,” and is a recurring speaker at federal and state bar events on wage and hour matters. Mr. Werman participated in the working groups that helped author the legislative language of the 2006 amendments to the Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act, the 2006 amendments to the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and the 2011 “Wage Theft” amendments to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Mr. Werman is also active in the American Bar Association’s Fair Labor Standards Act Legislation Committee. He is a proud recipient of the Thirteenth Annual Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service awarded by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, in conjunction with the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Werman graduated from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law in 1990. After his graduation, he worked at national management side labor law firms until starting Werman Law Office P.C. in 2001, which became Werman Salas P.C. on January 1, 2014. Collapse
Matthew C. Hellend Matthew C. Helland serves as the managing partner of Nichols Kaster's San Francisco office, where he focuses his practice on class and collective wage and hour cases filed in California and throughout the country. In addition to representing workers...MoreMatthew C. Helland serves as the managing partner of Nichols Kaster's San Francisco office, where he focuses his practice on class and collective wage and hour cases filed in California and throughout the country. In addition to representing workers across the country in wage and hour actions, Matt has also handled cases involving WARN Act violations, breach of contract, and severance negotiations. Matt is an active volunteer at Workers' Rights Clinics through Legal Aid at Work, where he supervises student attorneys in providing legal assistance to low-wage workers. Matt serves as the chair of the WARN Act subcommittee of the ABA's Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee and is a chapter editor of the Fair Labor Standards Act treatise. Matt frequently finds himself resolving wage and hour cases in litigation, where he has been successful in vindicating his clients' rights and making employers wish they had never agreed to individual arbitration. Collapse
April 13, 2019
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Effectively Managing, Litigating, And Trying Individual Arbitrations - Audio
Effectively Managing, Litigating, And Trying Individual Arbitrations - Paper
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