This program offers insights into Missouri case law, Eighth Circuit decisions, and Supreme Court of the United States rulings. The focus is on the key developments highlighting the dynamic nature of employment law and the challenges presented for all who engage in employment litigation and policy matters. COVID-19 employment law considerations, ever evolving and ever changing, will also be addressed in a very pragmatic fashion.
This program is designed for those who represent individuals, as well as those who represent companies. With respect to the representation of individuals as plaintiffs, the key developments will be essential to assessing and evaluating new cases. For those who defend companies, the insights provided will add to the strategic advice required in the context of employment litigation work. For those advise companies from a corporate counsel perspective, the program provides practical insights for assessing cases and providing valued guidance with respect to employment related matters.
Program Chair: William C. (Bill) Martucci, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, Washington DC
Speakers: Ashley N. Harrison, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, Kansas City and Daniel K. O’Toole, Armstrong Teasdale, LLP, St. Louis
|Dynamic Employment Litigation & Policy Developments Course Material (556.7 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Dynamic Employment Litigation - Federal & Supreme Court Guidance (389.5 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Faculty Bios (98.4 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|MoLAP Information (1.2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
Ashley Harrison’s practice focuses on representing clients nationally in commercial disputes and employment matters. Her work primarily includes defending companies in litigation involving business contracts, business torts, consumer credit disputes and a variety of employment-related issues, including noncompete agreements, harassment and discrimination claims, and high-stakes wage-and-hour matters. Ashley’s practice also includes defending complex class action and collective action claims. Ashley regularly works with clients in the construction, retail, sports, food and beverage, healthcare information technology, staffing and lending industries.
Daniel K. O’Toole is a management-side attorney who has been practicing in the labor and employment area for over 25 years. He received his J.D. in 1990 from the University of Missouri School of Law, and his B.A. in 1987 from Southwest Missouri State University.
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