Age Discrimination in the Workplace: Practical Solutions for Overcoming Common Employer Challenges and Strategies for Defeating Claims in Litigation

September 27, 2017 10:10am

Raymond L. Peeler
Special Assistant to Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic

William C. Martucci

Shook Hardy & Bacon LL

  • Addressing the continuing rise in age discrimination claims as a record number of Americans are choosing to retire much later
  • Practical solutions for employers in facing new and complex age discrimination challenges
  • Essential steps for preparing for and defending the latest ADEA cases
  • Methods for discovery – ensuring a favorable ruling
  • Effective evidence building strategies to ensure a winning case
  • Tips and best practices for showing an employer was in full compliance with the ADEA
  • Responding effectively to anticipated arguments
  • Tactics to avoid spoliation of evidence during discovery
  • Techniques for exposing weakness in your opponent’s arguments
  • Expert witness selection strategies
  • Mitigating damages in age discrimination claims
  • The uses and misuses of statistical evidence in age discrimination claims
  • Looking ahead – will ageism claims by millennials be on the horizon for employers?