Strategies for Employment Litigation provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on effectively defending employers against disputes. Featuring experienced partners from law firms across the nation, these experts guide the reader through the process of developing a strong litigation strategy and outline the types of alternative dispute resolution, including settlement, arbitration, and mediation. These top lawyers offer advice on tailoring litigation strategies to the case at hand, encouraging clients to update policies based on regulatory changes, and overcoming challenges in the litigation process, such as determining case merit, obtaining reliable information, and knowing client roles in defense strategies. From understanding the increase in whistleblower and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims to mitigating risk through policies and training, these experts discuss the effects of recent claims on employment law and implement best practices for preventing possible disputes. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this dynamic legal field.
Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leading C-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysis on an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and proven strategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Level standing within the business and legal communities.
1. Thomas R. Schuck, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP"Process is Important: Alternative Dispute Resolution of Employment Disputes"
2. Robert C. Bigelow, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC"The Best Interest of the Client: How Research, Investigation, Questions, and Counseling Can Lead to the Right Litigation Strategy"
3. Amy Taber, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg"New and Updated Regulations Require Attorneys and Their Clients to Implement Protective Policies, Practices, and Procedures"
4. Harris Neal Feldman, Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP"Harnessing Counsel's Specialized Knowledge to Partner with the Client on Strategically Implementing a Cost-Effective Employment Litigation Defense"
5. Lisa Hogan, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP"Economy, Health Trends, and Technology Change are Major Drivers in Employment Law Trends"
6. John F. Wymer III, Member, Sherman & Howard LLC"Fact-Finding Is, and Always Will Be, the Most Important Step in Employment Litigation"
7. Stanley E. Graham, Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP"The Continuing Evolution of Employment Litigation in the Twenty-First Century"
8. Luba Shur, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP"Arbitration Strategies in the Aftermath of Stolt-Nielsen, Concepcion, and Italian Colors"
9. Phillip J. Binotto, Member, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC"Recent Trends and Legal Developments in Labor and Employment Law: What Practitioners Must Know and Employers Should Be Aware of to Avoid Liability"
10. David A. Rapuano, Shareholder, Archer & Greiner PC"Understanding the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA)"
11. Ginger Barry Boyd, Partner, Broad and Cassel"Defense Strategies to Address Common Employment Claims"
Appendix A: An A to Z Checklist to Help Determine the Best Interest of the Client: How Research, Investigation, Questions, and Counseling Can Lead to the Right Litigation Strategy
Appendix B: Bennett v. Potter