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How plaintiffs employment attorneys can identify, establish, preserve, revive, use, and win defamation cases.
Paul A. Greenberg PAUL A. GREENBERG is managing partner of Greenberg & Weinmann, a law firm that is committed to advancing justice in the workplace and protecting employee rights. For over 25 years, (the last 20 with partner Iris Weinmann), he has handled legal claims...MorePAUL A. GREENBERG is managing partner of Greenberg & Weinmann, a law firm that is committed to advancing justice in the workplace and protecting employee rights. For over 25 years, (the last 20 with partner Iris Weinmann), he has handled legal claims on behalf of employees, including over 50 defamation cases that have resulted in significant compensatory and punitive damages and Labor Code section 1050 penalties, in both state and federal court. Paul is the author of the California Employees Defamation Blog (www.greenberglaw.com/blog), which he began in order to inform employees of their reputation and privacy rights. Paul has been named one of California's Super Lawyers in the area of employment litigation every year since 2005. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, membership in which is limited to trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience and excellence in advocacy by achieving a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more (he has qualified through verdict and through settlement). Collapse
Christopher H. Whelan CHRISTOPHER H. WHELAN's practice is focused on discrimination and defamation in employment. He received a B.A. in economics from UCLA in 1974, and his J.D. from Hastings in 1977. In 2009, Chris was nominated as one of the Daily Journal's Top 10...MoreCHRISTOPHER H. WHELAN's practice is focused on discrimination and defamation in employment. He received a B.A. in economics from UCLA in 1974, and his J.D. from Hastings in 1977. In 2009, Chris was nominated as one of the Daily Journal's Top 10 Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers in California; CCTLA's Advocate of the Year in2000 and 2011; and was CELA's 2014 Joe Posner Award recipient. He has received numerous verdicts and judgments in excess of $ 1 million, including a $4.3 million award in Wallace and Vannucci v. Anheuser Busch; a $1.35 million in Bebensee v. Accubanc; a $19 million in Roby v. McKesson HBOC (the largest disability discrimination/medical leave verdict in California history); and a $4.7 million defamation verdict in Sallustio v. Kemper. Chris is a long-time CELA Board member, a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and a past member of the Executive Board for the Sacramento County Bar Labor and Employment Section. Collapse
J. Bernard Alexander, III Bernard Alexander represents employees in prosecuting demanding private sector and public entity litigation. He has tried over twenty-five cases to verdict, and has won six- and seven-figure judgments for claims of discrimination, harassment, and...MoreBernard Alexander represents employees in prosecuting demanding private sector and public entity litigation. He has tried over twenty-five cases to verdict, and has won six- and seven-figure judgments for claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on gender, race, age, sex, sexual orientation and disability. He has concluded dozens of mediations and arbitrations with favorable results.Bernard's litigation skills are enhanced by his insurance background, particularly his experience handling special investigation ("fraud") claims. He has qualified to testify as an expert witness on insurance claims handling and has lectured extensively on varied coverage and claims issues.
A member of the executive board of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) and the executive committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Bernard is a frequent speaker on trial and employment law issues. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), the Langston Bar Association and the UCLA Alumni Association. Bernard Alexander was named to the list of the Top 75 Labor and Employment Attorneys in the state of California by the Daily Journal on July 18, 2012. He has been designated a Super Lawyer since 2009.
Bernard holds degrees from Southwestern University School of Law and the University of California, Los Angeles, in English and Political Science, and is admitted to practice in all of the courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Collapse
September 24, 2015
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
They'd Better Watch What They Say - Video
They'd Better Watch What They Say - Seminar Materials
Potholes On The Defamation Super Highway - Handout
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