Date: Friday, March 9, 2012

Place The Westin City Center, 1400 M Street NW Washington, DC 20005

Join us at MWELA's Annual Conference, an all-day forum that addresses topical aspects of the plaintiffs employment practice. MWELA's annual Lawyer of the Year award will also be presented.

We are excited to announce that the 2012 Annual Conference will feature the following sessions:

Keeping Up With Change: Practice Tips and Maximizing Remedies (and Fees) In MSPB and EEOC Federal Sector Cases

Panelists: Gary M. Gilbert, The Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates, P.C. & Beth S. Slavet, Beth S. Slavet, P.C.

Moderator: Omar Melehy, Melehy & Associates LLC

Keeping Sharp: How to Litigate Claims PostADAAA

Panelists: Peggy Mastroianni, Legal Counsel, EEOC’s Office of Legal Counsel & Brian East, Senior Attorney, Disability Rights Texas; Board Member of both the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the Texas Employment Lawyers Association (TELA)

Moderator: Daniel A. Katz, Senior Counsel, The Law Offices of Gary M. Gilbert & Associates P.C.

Preserving Your Client?s Claims: Trying Your Case With Appeal In Mind and Dealing With Post-Trial Motions

Panelists:Alicia K. Haynes, Haynes & Haynes, PC; Vice President NELA (Birmingham, AL), Julie Glass Martin-Korb & Peter Cohen, Charlson Bredehoft Cohen and Brown, P.C.

Moderator:Lenore Garon, Gebhardt & Associates, LLP

Forewarned is Forearmed: DC Jury Instruction Issues

Panelists: The Honorable Todd E. Edelman, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia & Abbey G. Hairston, Thatcher Law Firm Moderator: Robert B. Fitzpatrick, Robert B. Fitzpatrick, PLLC

Just Say No: Fighting Offensive Settlement Terms

Panelists: David L. Lee, Law Offices of David L. Lee, Board Member of NELA (Chicago, IL) & Jonathan C. Puth, Webster Fredrickson Correia & Puth, PLLC; President-Elect of MWELA

Moderator: Jerry R. Goldstein, Attorney, Bulman, Dunie, Burke & Feld, Chtd. Ginger and Its Impact ? What To Do Until Its (Hopeful) Demise

Panelists: Cathy Harris, Kator, Parks & Weiser, P.L.L.C. & Ellen K. Renaud, Swick & Shapiro, P.C.

Moderator: Donna Williams Rucker, Rucker & Associates, P.C.


Keynote Remarks by: Chai Feldblum, Commissioner, EEOC

Also featuring the presentation of the 2012 MWELA Lawyer of the Year Award.

Register Now for the Early Bird Registration

Newsletter Volume: 
Newsletter - January/February 2012