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How to Depose Defendants in Employment Discrimination Cases

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Produced on January 19, 2021

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Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Litigation Labor & Employment

Course Description

This program will provide attorneys with tactics and tips for deposing defendants in employment discrimination cases. It will specifically address strategies for deposing the various kinds of possible deponents, whether they are managers and supervisors, human resources representatives, internal investigators, or 30(b)(6) witnesses. In addition, the course will discuss best practices in preparing for depositions, crafting post-deposition discovery requests, and eliciting critical information to defend against summary judgment motions.

Presented by Tracey L. Brown, Managing Partner, The Cochran Firm, New York and National Co-Chair of The Cochran Firm Civil Rights and Police Misconduct Practice Group this program will benefit new and senior plaintiff-side litigators interested in honing their deposition skills in this thriving practice area.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Prepare for and conduct strategic depositions of defendants in employment discrimination cases
  2. Employ deposition strategies tailored to the role of the deponent at the workplace
  3. Effectively utilize deposition testimony to pursue discovery and strengthen your case


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Tracey L. Brown

The Cochran Firm

Partner Tracey L. Brown joined The Cochran Firm in 2003 and has spearheaded the firm’s Employment Law practice area. She specializes in employment discrimination, civil rights and police misconduct matters. Her vigorous representation has resulted in multiple million-dollar settlements and verdicts.

Prior to joining The Cochran Firm Ms. Brown was Senior Counsel at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. where she litigated consumer fraud cases. She also served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles.

A graduate of Boston College and St. John’s University Law School, she is licensed to practice law in New York, California, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania.

In addition to her legal work, Ms. Brown is the author of the best-selling book, “The Life and Times of Ron Brown”, a biography of the late U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Ronald H. Brown. Active in many civic and philanthropic organizations, Ms. Brown serves on the Board of Directors of the National Child Labor Committee, FuturePac, and the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. John’s University Law School.

She resides in Harlem with her husband and two children.


Barbara K.

she clearly knows this topic and gave helpful advice

Lisa K.

This was an extremely helpful CLE for anyone who represents plaintiffs in discrimination cases. I just recommended it to two of my colleagues. I highly recommend it.

David L.

Speaker was excellent and it was clear she knew the subject very well.

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