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Class Action Settlements: Getting Approval to Get the Deal Done (May 16, 2019)

Program Number: 2935 Presenter: Michael Thompson, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online Programs are not available until after the program date. CLICK ONLY THE ONLINE BUTTON TO ADD TO CART, IF THAT BUTTON IS NOT AVAILABLE, THE PROGRAM HAS NOT YET BEEN PRODUCED **** After months or years of hard-fought litigation, you’ve reached a settlement of a class action lawsuit. The settlement procedure, however, has more steps than your typical settlement. In this program, Michael Thompson and Redi Kasollja will guide you through the class action settlement process. From drafting the agreement through final approval, Michael and Redi will give you tips and alert you to pitfalls that will help you get through the class settlement process unscathed.

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Go Big or Go Home: A Primer on Multidistrict Litigation

Program Number: 2934 Presenter: Michael Thompson, Esq.

With the use of multidistrict litigation (MDL) on the rise, it is increasingly important for in-house and outside counsel to be versed in the basics of MDLs. The MDL process, however, can seem mysterious and daunting. In this program, Michael Thompson and Redi Kasollja will walk you through the fundamentals of MDLs, providing you tips and tricks that will leave you ahead of the curve.

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Subtle Harassment, Code Words and Implicit Bias: Proving Everyday Discrimination in Court

Program Number: 2921 Presenter: Taylor J. Crabill, Esq., Lawrence M. Pearson, Esq.

For employment law practitioners, egregious and high-profile incidents and allegations are not the only matters that generate litigation. More subtle forms of bias are often central to sustaining or defending against a discrimination or harassment claim, as many cases do not include a “smoking gun” piece of evidence or an allegation that neatly fulfills the various requirements of a cause of action. Bias on the part of managers or coworkers also does not always present itself or cause harm in obvious, open ways. Federal and state courts have grappled with how facially neutral statements, particularly when combined with other evidence and unequal practices, may show workplace discrimination. Similarly, subtle, indirect and unwelcome sexual advances or other mistreatment can support harassment claims under the law. This presentation will discuss how attorneys for employees can develop claims in the absence of openly discriminatory comments, and how employers can evaluate exposure and investigate

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