Stay current with the latest developments in federal law by attending the Labor and Employment Law Conference this February in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Speakers Rafael L. Guthartz (Business Development Manager, iDiscovery Solutions) and Alejandro Mercado Martínez (Legal Counsel for Litigation and Legal Affairs, Triple-S Management Corporation) will discuss a host of issues surrounding e-discovery, evidence, and litigation positions in employment cases. Register today for the one and a half day Federal Bar Association conference that runs from February 21 – February 22, 2019. Sign up now at www.fedbar.org/laborlaw19.

Learn about new tools and successful strategies to effectively litigate employment cases from inception through trial. Experienced employment litigators will provide practical tools and guidance on such items as case intake and summary judgment. Learn how to more efficiently and effectively navigate the employment litigation process. Attendees of the Labor and Employment Law Conference will learn how to approach employment matters from pleadings, discovery, and trial, while gaining valuable insight on technology, evidence, and ethical issues.

Technological advancements have reshaped the employment law landscape because electronic information changes the way employers and employees communicate, and e-discovery rules have significant implications for employment litigation. Speakers will address the unique interplay between e-discovery and employment law litigation at the conference.

Cases involving discrimination, breach of employment contracts, wrongful termination, harassment, overtime violations, claims of retaliation, and other employment law issues present some of the most interesting and complex evidentiary concepts in trial courts today. Labor and Employment Law Conference panelists will examine the most current evidentiary topics in employment litigation, and will discuss the most appropriate way to handle these issues both in and out of court.

This conference provides a jam-packed practical education for plaintiff and defense lawyers. Speakers will explore proven tactics, arguments, common mistakes, trial preparation, admitting electronic evidence in federal court, and even mediation strategies. This panel will address practical tips to set your case up for success when interviewing potential clients, investigating allegations in the charge or complaint, and devising an overall case strategy.

The uniqueness of the Labor and Employment Law Conference is that speakers will discuss many types of employment law claims, including discrimination; wage-hour pay; wrongful discharge; employee benefits; misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); enforcement or avoidance of restrictive covenants; labor union disputes; and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

The processes involved in civil litigation are complex, time-consuming, and demanding. Gain an understanding of litigating employment cases with in-depth legal analysis; practical guidance regarding trends in the law; and from-the-trenches tips and strategic advice brought to you by experts in the field. This conference is your resource to receive comprehensive coverage of the law, along with practice-proven tools for success, case evaluation, pleading, discovery, summary judgment, experts, trial, and alternative dispute resolution. CLE attendees will enjoy interactive and highly-engaging presentations. Sign up now at www.fedbar.org/laborlaw19.  


Stacy Slotnick, Esq. holds a J.D., cum laude, from Touro Law Center and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She performs a broad range of duties as an entertainment lawyer, including drafting and negotiating contracts; addressing and litigating trademark, copyright, patent, and other IP issues; and directing the strategy and implementation of public relations, blogging, and social media campaigns.