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How To Settle Without “Settling”, From NELA’s 2017 Seminar: Litigating Wage & Hour Cases
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association




Summary
Our panelists discuss how to secure the best settlement for your clients. They explain how and when to approach settlement with defendants (pre-litigation, pre- or post-notice); strategies for bringing defendants to the negotiating table; what to do to ensure that you are well-prepared for negotiations; what issues, economic and non-economic, should be addressed in negotiations to avoid complications in effectuating the deal; and seeking court approval of the settlement, effective settlement notice programs, and attorneys’ fees and costs issues including the recent trend of denying requests for a percentage of the fund, closely scrutinizing fee rates, and reducing or eliminating fee multipliers.

Presenters
Rachel Geman
Rachel Geman is a partner in the New York office of Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP. Her practice includes employment, consumer, false claims, and other civil rights litigation.
Michael D. Palmer
Michael D. Palmer received his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2004 and has been twice selected as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” a distinction based upon peer evaluation and recognized in Super Lawyers’ New York Metro...More
Bryan J. Schwartz
Bryan J. Schwartz has an Oakland, California-based firm representing federal, public, and private sector workers in class, collective, and individual actions in wage/hour, discrimination, and whistleblower cases. He practices in state and federal...More
Originally Published
April 1, 2017

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. How To Settle Without “Settling” - Audio
  2. How To Settle Without “Settling” - Paper

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.

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