On one hand, the US Supreme Court reaffirmed the use of mandatory arbitration clauses with class action waivers in Epic Systems. On the other, #MeToo has spurred a public backlash and burgeoning federal and state laws take aim at mandatory arbitration.
Leading in-house counsel, corporate defense attorneys, counsel from the plaintiffs’ bar, and noted academics will discuss anticipated legislative responses to the decision, advantages and disadvantages of mandatory arbitration for employment disputes, including opt-in and opt-out clauses, considerations when carving particular claims out of employment programs, and what makes a successful employment program in light of new, competing priorities.
2:00–3:30 pm | *Employment Disputes Committee Meeting
3:30–4:00 pm | Registration
4:00–6:30 pm | Program
6:30 pm | Networking Cocktail Reception
Program and Networking Reception
– Open to the Public
Employment Disputes Committee Meeting – *CPR Members Only
Sarah E. Bouchard
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Lisa J. Banks
Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
Peter J. Cahill
Ernst & Young LLP
CPR Distinguished Neutral
Proskauer Rose LLP
For more information, contact Amanda O'Rourke.
CLE credit: CLE credit in NY is pending.