Interactive “Ask the Plaintiff ’s Bar” Session: Adapt Your Strategies to New and Innovative Techniques Being Brought by Your Adversaries Specifically in the Wage Context

September 27, 2016 11:50am

J. Nelson Thomas

Thomas & Solomon LLP

Justin M. Swartz

Outten & Golden LLP

Aashish Y. Desai
Managing Partner
Desai Law Firm

Gary F. Lynch
Partner
Carlson Lynch Sweet & Kilpela LLP

Todd M. Schneider

Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP

Jason C. Marsili

Posner & Rosen LLP

Paul Lukas
Partner
Nichols Kaster, PLLP

  • Assessing the latest trends in wage and hour claims and class and collective actions, and cases that can survive all the current challenges
  • Methods of finding classes and court restrictions on these methods
  • How do plaintiffs’ attorneys meet their burden of putting on representative evidence?
    • Use of numbers and experts
    • Policy documentation and management testimony
    • Use of jury research
  • Plaintiffs leveraging discovery as a settlement tool
  • Why this is a great time for plaintiffs to take wage and hour cases to trial and win
  • Steps to take in order to avoid wage and hour lawsuits