Stay up to date with current wage and hour claims trends and legal developments

ACI’s Wage and Hour Claims & Class Actions Conference is regarded as the premier, flagship event for employment law practitioners across the country. For the last three decades, senior government officials, judges, defense counsel and in-house executives have convened to discuss critical developments and emerging risks confronting industry.

The 2019 program has evolved to include more focus on state and municipal law issues, along with new, interactive formats. Participants will benefit from practical, real-world insights for handling high stakes matters, including:

  • New York & California Status Report: New Legislation, Expectations for Industry and Anticipated Changes
  • PAGA Litigation: The Latest Approaches to Reclassification of Employees
  • Settlements in Practice – How Practitioners are Navigating Changes to Rule 23
  • The Biggest Misunderstandings about Arbitration Clauses Post-Epic Systems
PLUS!   What Would You Do If…Hypothetical Scenarios on Equal Pay, Family Leave, and the #MeToo Movement

A View from the Bench:
Perspectives on Wage and Hour Litigation, Class Actions, Discovery and Settlements

Hon. Michael Kaplan
Hon. Michael Kaplan
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
District of New Jersey
Hon. Suzanne Segal
Hon. Suzanne Segal
U.S. District Court
Central District, CA

THE ARBITRATOR’S PERSPECTIVE: Where Legal Counsel Has Gone Right and Wrong in Arbitration Proceedings

Joel M. Grossman
Joel M. Grossman
JAMS (Los Angeles, CA)
Theodore Cheng
Theodore Cheng
ADR Office of Theo Cheng (Princeton, NJ)

Network and Gain Insights from In-House Decision-Makers:

  • Legal Seafoods
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Pepsi
  • Starbucks
  • Zurich North America

Enhanced networking and insights from a new faculty of in-house executives:

  • In-House Counsel Decision-Making in Practice: Approaches to Budgeting, Selecting Outside Counsel, and Managing Wage and Hour Claims and Class Actions
  • What’s Keeping Industry Up at Night? In-House Counsel Discuss the Most Pressing Issues Posed by New, Evolving State and Municipal Requirements

Join a new speaker faculty for discussion on the most critical, complex challenges coming across your desk.

Register for this conference now and hear the latest expert advice, insider strategies and comprehensive updates on the latest wage and hour developments. Book now and take advantage of Early Bird pricing!

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What Past Attendees Have to Say about this event:

“Wide range of expertise and practical knowledge with real time perspective”
“Superb presentations, practical insights and wonderful sharing of litigation strategy.”

Who You Will Meet:

  • In-House Employment Counsel
  • Outside Counsel practicing in the areas of:
    • Labor and Employment Law
    • Wage and Hour
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Class Actions
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Wage and Hour Insurance Providers

Event Contacts

For media partnership opportunities please contact:
Andrea Sachs
P: 212-352-3220 ext. 5224
[email protected]

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:
[email protected]

For speaking opportunities please contact:
Marc Gerstein
P: 212-352-3220 ext. 5530

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American Conference Institute is pleased to offer our delegates a limited number of hotel rooms at a negotiated rate. To take advantage of these rates, please contact the hotel directly and quote “ACI’s Wage & Hour Claims & Class Actions”.

Please note that the guest room block cut-off date is June 10th, 2019. After that date OR when the room block fills, guestroom availability and rate can no longer be guaranteed.