The Biggest Misunderstandings about Arbitration Clauses Post-Epic Systems: How Practitioners are Now Approaching Class Action Waivers and Enforceability

June 24, 2019 11:00am

Kyle Ferachi
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC (Houston, TX)

George W. Hicks
Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Jeffrey H. Ruzal
Member of the Firm
Epstein, Becker & Green P.C. (New York, NY)

  • The latest methods for successfully incorporating class action waivers into employment contracts
  • Inside the expected and unexpected aftermath of the Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis case
  • Implementing the expanded role of arbitration for individual claims after Epic Systems.
  • Status of employee rights to waive class and collective actions: Common misunderstandings of the current landscape
  • The real-life impact of Campbell v. PricewaterhouseCoopers case on both class and collective actions, as well as best practices for litigators to take in similar scenarios