Mediating Wage & Hour Disputes: Best Practices for Advocates and Mediators

Mediating Wage & Hour Disputes: Best Practices for Advocates and Mediators

Presented By: New York City Bar - Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and Labor & Employment Committee

About the Event

Wage and hour disputes are a rapidly growing category of employment-related claims. Whether the disputes involve individual plaintiffs or class or collective actions, wage and hour disputes are often resolved through mediation. Mediators and advocates with deep experience in the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law will discuss best practices for mediation, including preparation and strategies that maximize the chances of resolution.

Topics will include:

  • Pre-mediation considerations:
    • How best to prepare your case and your clients for mediation
    • Whom and what to bring
  • Evidence:
    • The documents and data parties should share before, and during, the mediation
    • What evidence and presentations are most persuasive on mediation day?
  • Negotiation strategy, tactics, and the mediator’s role:
    • What’s in the mediator’s toolbox?
    • Mediator and advocate perspectives on negotiation strategy

Featured JAMS Speaker

Robin H. Gise, Esq. (Moderator)

Additional Speakers

Brent Pelton, Pelton & Associates, PC
Domenique Camacho Moran, Farrell Fritz, PC
Vivian Berger, Mediator

Date / Time

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST


New York City Bar
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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Featured People

Robin H. Gise, Esq.
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Professional Liability