This program, presented by employment attorney Orin Kurtz, will discuss advanced issues in employment law class actions from the point of view of both the employee and employer. Topics to be discussed include planning and implementing a discovery strategy to best position your client to prevail on class and collective certification motions; class and collective action motion practice and appeals; post-class/collective discovery issues; deposition topics to consider to support or oppose class/collective certification; class representative deposition strategies for both plaintiff and defense counsel; discovery of class members; summary judgment considerations; and an outline of the process for settling class and collective actions.
Orin Kurtz has represented employees, consumers and investors in class and collective actions since 2004. He has obtained notable settlements in class and collective actions on behalf of employees, including a collective action against a multinational media company for failure to pay overtime that resulted in a $5,000,000 aggregate settlement.
Mr. Kurtz is a frequent speaker at national employment law conventions and has spoken at the American Bar Association Employment Rights & Responsibilities midwinter meeting, the National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado, and at local CLEs in New York.
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