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Putting A Dagger In The Heart Of Summary Judgment, NELA 2018 Annual Convention
Published by National Employment Lawyers Association

It is almost 20 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ground-breaking decision in Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing. Properly read and applied, Reeves should have led to a marked reduction in the number of summary judgment motions filed, and the number granted. Yet we see summary judgment motions in almost all of our cases. We cannot blame that solely on recalcitrant judges. Our panelists will take an interdisciplinary approach to discussing ways in which we can convince courts actually to apply Reeves and similar cases properly and as they were intended, as well as other ideas for convincing courts to deny dispositive motions.

This course has been approved in CA, OK, VT and IL. Please see your state's MCLE site for more information or to find out if attorneys may earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission.

Amanda A. Farahany
Amanda A. Farahany is the managing partner at the Atlanta law firm of Barrett & Farahany, LLP, representing individuals in employment, libel, overtime, and sexual harassment litigation. Through her practice, she is dedicated to pursuing civil justice...More
Jonathan J. Margolis
Jonathan J. Margolis of Powers, Jodoin, Margolis & Mantell LLP in Boston, MA concentrates his practice in representing plaintiffs in employment disputes, and in representing individuals in negotiating severance and similar agreements with employers....More
Thomas A. Newkirk
Thomas A. Newkirk is a practicing trial lawyer focusing exclusively in the areas of plaintiff-oriented civil rights and employment law. Mr. Newkirk has served as a law clerk for Judges Richard Schlegel and Rosemary Sackett of the Iowa Court of...More
Originally Published
June 29, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Putting A Dagger In The Heart Of Summary Judgment - Audio
  2. Putting A Dagger In The Heart Of Summary Judgment - Paper

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