American Law Institute: Current Developments in Employment Law 2016


Baker Botts partner Jennifer M. Trulock will speak at the "American Law Institute CLE: Current Developments in Employment Law 2016" on July 28 - 30, 2016.

Why You Should Attend

Come to the only national course giving you a 360-degree look at employment law issues, with practical tips and insights to take your practice to the next level.

Reformulated each year to focus on the most important topics and issues currently confronting employment lawyers, this annual conference is loaded with practice pointers. This year's features include:

  • ADA developments
  • Burgeoning wage and hour issues, including the new exemption regulations
  • Emerging issues in employment law, including the "gig" economy, joint employer issues, franchisor-franchisee disputes, and independent contractor developments
  • A faculty of nationally-recognized employment law experts, including private practitioners, pre-eminent federal judges, and legal counsel who can provide a federal government perspective
  • Invaluable networking opportunities with the faculty and registrants from across the country, including a tour of the Santiago E. Campos U.S. Courthouse, as well as a reception, luncheon, and two breakfast roundtable discussions

What You Will Learn

Featuring active discussions between top practitioners and judges, thorough coverage of the most pertinent issues, and authoritative materials, Current Developments in Employement Law 2016 delivers insight and nuance that cannot be found at other employment law programs.

Join our expert faculty of federal judges, a senior EEOC official, and private practitioners as they examine the cutting-edge topics, including:

  • Emerging ADA and FMLA developments
  • Commentary by federal judges on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015-16 term
  • Practical tips to handle departing employees in a digital age
  • NLRA developments
  • Examination of current discovery and evidentiary rules, including the new Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Emerging issues in ethics and professional responsibility
  • New retaliation developments, including EEOC’s new guidance
  • Joint employer developments
  • FLSA developments, including new exemption regulations
  • New whistleblower developments
  • Settlement of employment cases: The hot button issues

To learn more about the CLE, click here.

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