Gerald "Jerry" Maatman, Jr. is a Chambers-recognized workplace class action defense litigator, a six-time Law360 Employment Law MVP, nine-time recipient of BTI Consulting Group's distinguished Client Service All-Star, and a 2021 Legal 500 Hall of Fame inductee.
Jennifer A. Riley is a partner in the Chicago office of Duane Morris LLP and vice-chair of the firm’s Workplace Class Action Group.
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This CLE webinar will delve into significant developments of the class action litigation landscape, analyzing the key areas of settlement, arbitration, certification, and the effect of government enforcement. The panel will discuss class action and collective action rulings involving claims brought against employers in all 50 states, including decisions pertaining to employment laws, wage and hour laws, and breach of employment contract actions. This program will provide a comprehensive review of class action developments in 2022 and what is apt to impact businesses in 2023 and beyond.
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Date: May 10, 2023
Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. | Duane Morris LLP
Gerald “Jerry” Maatman, Jr. is a Chambers-recognized workplace class action defense litigator, a six-time Law360 Employment Law MVP, nine-time recipient of BTI Consulting Group’s distinguished Client Service All-Star, and a 2021 Legal 500 Hall of Fame inductee. Mr. Maatman is a Partner at Duane Morris LLP, where he chairs the firm’s Workplace Class Action Group. He has written and lectured widely on all aspects of labor and employment law. Among his various cases, Mr. Maatman successfully defended the largest EEOC pattern or practice lawsuit ever prosecuted in the history of the Commission, the largest age discrimination collective action ever brought in Illinois, and the first sexual harassment class action brought by a State Attorney General in the United States. A graduate of Washington & Lee University and the Northwestern University School of Law, where is he adjunct professor, Jerry is based out of Duane Morris’ Chicago and New York offices.
Jennifer A. Riley | Duane Morris LLP
Jennifer A. Riley is a partner in the Chicago office of Duane Morris LLP and vice-chair of the firm’s Workplace Class Action Group. As a member of the firm’s Employment, Benefits, Labor, & Immigration Practice Group, she practices in the employment-related litigation area, with a particular emphasis on complex collective and class action proceedings. Ms. Riley has represented clients in a wide range of complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts across the country. Her extensive litigation experience includes serving as trial counsel in federal court bench and jury trials, as well as in arbitration proceedings.
I. Notable Trends in Class and Collective Action Litigation | 1:00pm – 1:20pm
II. Significant Class and Collective Action Settlements In 2022 | 1:20pm – 1:40pm
III. Key Class and Collective Action Rulings In 2022 | 1:40pm – 2:00pm
Break | 2:00pm – 2:10pm
IV. What Is on The Horizon in Class Action Litigation | 2:10pm – 2:40pm