ACI is presenting its 18th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions in May 2013 in New York, NY. The conference takes place at One UN New York on May 31 and 31. Here is a synopsis of the conference:
The wage and hour landscape continues to evolve at a blistering pace, with the potential for damaging claims at an all-time high. That is why it is essential that defense counsel be fully prepared for the coming tidal wave of claims and class actions. Come join your colleagues and clients at the nation’s premier wage and hour defense forum and hone the skills and strategies needed to keep pace with this rapidly changing area of law, defend against new and innovative claims, and prepare for emerging regulations and evolving enforcement priorities.American Conference Institute’s 18th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to convene with expert in-house counsel from Walmart, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Microsoft, Home Depot, U.S. Bank, Dow Jones & Co., American Airlines, Darden Restaurants, Covidien, Cisco Systems, Wells Fargo, Marsh & McLennan, RBS, Kaplan, IBM, The Hartford, DIRECTV, Family Dollar Stores, TIAA-CREF, Reed Elsevier, and AXA Equitable, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government officials, and leading outside defense counsel from around the nation, who will provide you with expert advice, insider strategies, and comprehensive updates on:
- Assessing the impact of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and its progeny on FLSA collective actions, Rule 23 class actions, and hybrid cases
- Obtaining decertification of a class at different stages of the litigation process
- Overcoming the complexities of managing and defending against multidistrict litigation
- Managing and defending against the latest claims from the plaintiffs’ bar
We've been to this seminar before, and it was a valuable experience. It's good for a minimum of 7.75 hours of California MCLE credits, plus another 2 hours for each focus session.
The list of topics and speakers is impressive. A complete brochure can be downloaded here. If we're not in trial, we'll see you there.