June 22, 2019 – This event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 1:00PM to 2:00PM ET.

For further details, please visit:
https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/workplace-class-action-litigation/

About Edward Bierhanzl
Edward Bierhanzl is a Director at Resolution Economics, LLC, an economic consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and New York.

Dr. Bierhanzl has extensive experience in economic modeling and statistical analysis in the areas of labor and employment. He has worked on engagements involving allegations of age, race, and gender discrimination in compensation, hiring, termination, performance, promotion and other employment decisions. In wage and hour matters Dr. Bierhanzl has provided analysis and expertise addressing both FLSA and state law issues of overtime pay, missed meals and breaks, off-the-clock work and employee misclassification. The scope of projects he has worked on has ranged from large class action matters and multi-district litigation to small single-plaintiff cases.

Dr. Bierhanzl holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Economics from Florida State University.

About Resolution Economics Group LLC
Resolution Economics provides sophisticated economic, statistical and financial analyses, forensic investigations, forensic technology, dispute advisory, expert testimony, and specialized technology and analytic solutions to leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies.

Founded in 1998, Resolution Economics is a leading provider of litigation consulting services in employment class action matters. We have provided expert testimony across the nation in class-action, multi-plaintiff and single-plaintiff matters alleging discrimination on the basis of age, race, gender, and national origin/ethnicity, in recruitment and hiring, promotion, pay, termination, and other employment practices. Resolution Economics' Labor and Employment team also regularly consult to clients involved in many types of regulatory settings, such as EEOC, OFCCP, and DOL investigations. Our work has been performed in the context of both litigation and proactive consulting. In the wage and hour area, Resolution Economics examines exempt status for groups of workers, studies payroll and timekeeping data, analyzes meal and rest period claims and off-the-clock work, as well as donning and doffing and various issues. We also regularly consult on wage and hour issues in compliance settings.

Event Synopsis:
Employment-related class action litigation has been continuously escalating and remains to be the topmost challenge pursued by the plaintiffs’ bar. Over the past years, significant court rulings has successfully shaped and influenced the prosecution and defense of a class action litigation creating a positive impact on the defendants while presenting an opposite effect to the plaintiffs’ bar, and, a dramatic decline in the 2018’s overall settlement numbers compared to the impressive rate in 2017.

As these issues continue to proliferate, companies are in the midst of facing profound litigation hurdles. Thus, they should keep themselves in the know with the recent developments, policies and risk mitigation strategies to overcome potential class litigation challenges and pitfalls.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant trends and developments in workplace class action litigation. Speakers will also discuss potential implication of the developments, and identify best litigation practices to mitigate risks.

Key topics include:
• Workplace Class Action Litigation – A Legal Primer
• Recent Trends and Developments
• Notable Court Rulings
• Practical Litigation Tips and Strategies
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group
The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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