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Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2020

Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation 2020

Presented by Practising Law Institute

CLE Webinar Credit: NYS 1 Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias, 6.5 Professional Practice  

This program, designed for employment law practitioners and human resources professionals at all levels, brings together prominent practitioners from the management and plaintiffs’ bars, in-house counsel, EEOC representatives and other neutrals, to analyze and provide practical guidance on the latest developments in the employment discrimination arena. In addition to providing critical updates on recent developments in the law, our expert faculty will offer their respective perspectives on addressing potential employment discrimination issues in the workplace proactively, as well as in litigation. The program will also address diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


Featured JAMS Speaker:  Hon. James C. Francis IV (Ret.)

Evidentiary Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases | 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Topic Description: 

  • “Me, too”, “this isn’t the first time”, and “I’m not that kind of person” character evidence and other anecdotal evidence used to prove likelihood and probability
  • Sexual conduct of the plaintiff in an effort to prove likelihood and probability of welcomeness
  • Consequences of spoliation of evidence
  • Appropriate use of comparators
  • Jury instructions concerning direct, circumstantial and other evidence

Featured People

Hon. James
  • Business Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action & Mass Tort
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Law
  • Financial Markets
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
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