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Wage & Hour Webinar Series Part II - Fighting to Win: Deconstructing Conditional & Class Certification



Wednesday, May 2, 2012

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Central
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific


For an interactive - and exclusive - analysis of this changing landscape, please join us for  the second installment of our webinar series designed specifically for our community of subscribers to our Wage & Hour blog,

Please note: This webinar series is intended only for subscribers to our Wage & Hour blog. If you do not yet subscribe to our Wage & Hour blog, and would like to participate in the webinar series, we invite you to join our Wage & Hour blog community by clicking here. Unfortunately, due to bandwidth limitations, we only will be able to accommodate those who have registered for the blog by April 30, 2012.

Designed to reflect the themes and substantive topics covered in Wage & Hour Collective and Class Litigation, partners Noah Finkel, Brett Bartlett and Andrew Paley, who co-authored the book, along with partner Richard Alfred, Chair of Seyfarth’s national Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group who served as senior editor of the book, will cover the most critical issues involved in the defense of wage and hour collective and class actions.   

After the initial webinar titled "Drafting the Blueprint:  Modeling An Effective & Efficient Defense" of March 21, 2012, the next webinar will cover the following:

II. Fighting to Win: Deconstructing Conditional & Class Certification
    Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1 p.m. ET.

  • Piercing the Plaintiff's Cookie-Cutter Declarations:  Using Early Depositions to Defeat or Limit Conditional Certification 
  • A New Arrow in the Quiver Opposing Conditional Certification -- Applying Wal-Mart v. Dukes
  • Losing the Battle, But Winning the War:  Negotiating a Favorable Conditional Certification Notice and "Class" Definition 
  • Why Reports of the Demise of the Anti-Hybrid Arguments Are Greatly Exaggerated
  • Maximizing Discovery Tools to Defeat Ultimate Class and Collective Action Certification 
  •  How the Top Three Arguments Against Ultimate Certification Are Trial, Trial, and Trial