Employment Law Mediation: From the Minds of Mediators

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Format: Webinar

Program Co-Instructors:

Darren P.B. Rumack
Rumack Dispute Resolution
The Klein and Cardali Law Group PLLC

Holly H. Weiss
HWH Mediation LLC

  • An experienced panel of employment law mediators will guide practitioners through best practices for employment law mediations, from 1) mediation preparation: mediator selection issues, drafting effective mediation statements and preparing clients and attorneys for mediation; and then through 2) issues arising at the mediation itself: avoiding impasse, mediator’s proposals, inability to pay issues, Rule 68 vs. Cheeks, and more.

    Program Fee:
    $199 Member | $299 Nonmember
    In-House Counsel: Free for Members | $149 Nonmember Small Law Firm: $119 Member

  • Rebecca Price
    Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • 9:30 am – 9:35 am
    Introduction of Topic, Panelists & Program Overview

    9:35 am – 10:35 am
    Preparing for the Mediation
    · Mediator Selection Issues · Drafting An Effective Mediation Statement · Preparing Your Client for The Mediation · Preparing Yourself for the Mediation

    10:35 am – 10:50 am

    10:50 am – 11:30 am
    Issues Arising at Mediation
    · Dealing With Unruly Clients/Adversaries
    · How to navigate inability to Pay issues
    · Working with current employees
    · Helping the mediator help you and your client
    · Raising Cheeks v. Rule 68 (for FLSA cases)
    · Avoiding Impasse
    · Mediator’s Proposals

  • New York: 2.0 Skills
    New Jersey: 2.1 General MCLE
    California:2.0 Skills
    Pennsylvania: 1.5 General MCLE

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Labor & Employment Law, Tracey Salmon-Smith, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Yelena Balashchenko, Manager, Business Development & Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | ybalashchenko@nycbar.org