All Times Eastern

Thursday, March 18, 2021

10:45–11:00 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Biden Our Time: Wage & Hour Law In A New Administration
Moderator: M. Nieves Bolaños
Speakers: Jessica Looman, U.S. Department of Labor Principal Deputy Administrator, Wage & Hour Division & Catherine K. Ruckelshaus

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Ethical Issues In Wage & Hour Cases
Moderator: Nicholas J. Enoch
Speakers: Deirdre A. Aaron & Juno Turner

2:00–3:00 p.m.


Corporations Are Deponents, My Friend: Taking 30(b)(6) Depositions In Wage & Hour Cases
Moderator: Rachel Geman
Speakers: Jason C. Marsili & Larry Johnson

Leading The Charge Against Wage Theft: Trends In State And Local Wage And Hour Law
Moderator: Adam C. Breihan
Speakers: Sally Dworak-Fisher & Mariko J. Yoshihara

3:30–4:30 p.m.


Class Certification After Swales
Moderator: Clara S. Acosta
Speaker: Rex J. Burch, Clif Alexander & Sarah Schalman-Bergen

It Was My Understanding That There Would Be No Math: Calculating Damages In Wage & Hour Cases
Moderator: Lesley Tse
Speakers: Laura L. Ho & David L. Kern

5:00–5:45 p.m.

Discussion: The Aftermath Of Prop 22

5:45–6:30 p.m.

Networking Event
Co-sponsored by The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy

Friday, March 19, 2021

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

What’s The Defense Bar Up To?
Moderator: Summer Murshid
Speakers: C. Andrew Head & Christine E. Webber

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Meeting The Opportunities And Challenges Of Representing Low-Wage Workers
Moderator: Daniel A. Katz
Speakers: Bryce W. Ashby, Najah Farley & Virginia Villegas

2:30–3:30 p.m.


Wage & Hour Cases In The Era Of COVID-19
Moderator/Speaker: Denise Clark
Speakers: Christopher M. McNerney & Trang Tran

The Classification Of Workers
Moderator: Mark Hanna
Speakers: Reena I. Desai & Shannon Liss-Riordan

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Pain In The Mass… Arbitrations On The Front Lines
Moderator/Speaker: Rachhana T. Srey
Speakers: Rachel M. Bien, Meagan M. Rafferty & Mark J. Gottesfeld

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Closing Reception

Program subject to change without notice.