Events

Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions

American Conference Institute’s 18th National Forum

ONE UN New York, NY
May 2013

Thursday, May 30 & Friday, May 31, 2013

ONE UN New York
New York, NY

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

Accreditation will be sought in those jurisdictions requested by the registrants which have continuing education requirements. This course is identified as nontransitional for the purposes of CLE accreditation.

ACI certifies that the activity has been approved for CLE credit by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board in the amount of 9.0 hours. An additional 2.0 credit hours will apply to each Focus Session participation.
ACI certifies that this activity has been approved for CLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 7.75 hours. An additional 2.0 credit hours will apply to each Focus Session participation.
ACI has a dedicated team which processes requests for state approval. Please note that event accreditation varies by state and ACI will make every effort to process your request

Register now by calling 1-888-224-2480 or by faxing your registration form to 1-877-927-1563.
You can also register online at AmericanConference.com/WageAndHour