9:00 - 10:00 am
Arbitration 2020: The Post-Epic Fallout
Explore the U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding the arbitration of employment disputes, the issues the Supreme Court has left open, the impact on new state statutes regulating the arbitration of employment claims and key case law developments regarding the arbitration of employment disputes.
10:00 - 10:10 am
10:10 - 11:10 am
Private Arbitration Decisions: A Discussion About Practical Do’s and Don’ts When Proceeding in Arbitration
Judge Blewitt, Judge Stengel (Ret.), Ms. Meyer, Mr. Lantis (moderator)
Because of the efficient resolution of disputes and overwhelming approval by the United States Supreme Court, the use of private arbitration in employment matters continues to rise. In this session, we will have a moderated discussion with some of the area’s best arbitrators about how to make the most out of your arbitration. The topics that the panel will discuss include how to approach the initial conference, whether filing a motion for summary judgment is really a good idea, whether to submit oral or written closings, and everything in between. The panel will examine strategies that are effective, as well as some that fell flat.
11:10 - 11:20 am
11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Settlements: What Can Go Wrong Will Go Wrong
Mr. Candiello, Mr. Gold
Come to hear experienced practitioners share their tips to avoid the many pitfalls to a successful settlement. Gain a better understanding of what to do and what not to do during a settlement.