Speaking Engagement

ERS Group hosts The 17th Annual Employment Discrimination Seminar

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - Thursday, May 13, 2010

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

The topic for this year's seminar is "Employment Discrimination: Economic and Statistical Evidence" and will be a unique, practical training for employment attorneys and human resource professionals, presented by nationally known experts and labor law attorneys. 

May 11 - May 12, 2010St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C.

Paul Hastings partner Kenneth Willner is a featured speaker on both days of the seminar.

May 11 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm"Choosing and Working With The Experts"A lively and frank discussion on what to look for in selecting a researcher/expert (including the advantages and disadvantages of engaging either or both consulting and testifying experts), how to work effectively with the researcher/expert, what is professional and objective expert behavior and work product, and how to provide the foundation for discovery and deposition.

May 12 from 1:15 pm to 2:15 pmGetting the ReportA panel discussion of the process of using an expert from initial engagement to the final report. What does the expert need? How much interaction do you need? How much guidance do you need to give? How much do experts want, need or expect? What do you do when you get the report? How much can your expert help you?

May 12 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pmThe Use, Misuse and Abuse of Statistics - Learning from Courtroom ExperienceEconomists and attorneys team up again for discussions and informative role-playing exercises. Using the mock report provided on Day One as a starting point, participants' knowledge is directly applied to legal issues and the deposition and courtroom settings. Participants develop questions to enable them to advocate or assail the report, and examine the "experts." 

For more information and to register, visit the ERS Group website.

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