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Online CLE ADA Claims CLE

ADA Claims and Litigation: Practical Guide for Employers in 2019

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE ADA Claims

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE ADA Claims Webinar. One of the most challenging aspects of workplace law management is the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Adding to employers’ predicament is the increasing number of lawsuits alleging organizations of ADA violations. This trend implies the need for businesses to implement a robust compliance policy and to be prepared in case they find themselves in the muddy waters of ADA litigation. A comprehensive knowledge of recent ADA claims and litigation trends will be of great help in creating an effective framework in handling such workplace issues.

Join Labor & Employment Attorney, Mr. Kevin Fritz (Seyfarth Shaw LLP), as he delves into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving ADA claims. Mr. Fritz will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate this 2019.

Key topics include:

  • Overview of the ADA
  • Qualified Individuals
  • Essential Job Functions
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Necessary Documentation
  • ADA/FMLA Interplay
  • Hot Topics
  • Top Tips – Accommodation Requests
  • Top Ten Ways to Lose an ADA Case
  • Questions

Agenda

Kevin Fritz, Associate
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Overview of the ADA
  • Qualified Individuals
  • Essential Job Functions
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Necessary Documentation
  • ADA/FMLA Interplay
  • Hot Topics
  • Top Tips – Accommodation Requests
  • Top Ten Ways to Lose an ADA Case
  • Questions

Who Should Attend

  • ADA Lawyers
  • Labor and Employment Counsel
  • HR Personnel
  • Absence and Disability Management
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Multinational Companies
  • Other Interested/Related Professionals

Online CLE ADA Claims

Kevin Fritz, Associate
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Overview of the ADA
  • Qualified Individuals
  • Essential Job Functions
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Necessary Documentation
  • ADA/FMLA Interplay
  • Hot Topics
  • Top Tips – Accommodation Requests
  • Top Ten Ways to Lose an ADA Case
  • Questions

Online CLE ADA Claims

Online CLE ADA Claims

Kevin FritzAssociateSeyfarth Shaw LLP

Mr. Fritz is an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As a litigator, he represents clients in a range of employment disputes, including complex discrimination class actions, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) pattern or practice lawsuits, wage and hour class and collective actions, and single-plaintiff discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation actions. Mr. Fritz’s expertise covers the full scope of claims and theories arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). His experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, including discrimination charges, position statements, pre-trial investigation, settlement negotiation, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post-trial appeals.

A solutions-oriented individual, outside of the courtroom Mr. Fritz believes strongly in the power of proactive problem-solving, and devotes a considerable portion of his practice counseling employers on how to find practical solutions to their business quandaries. Mr. Fritz regularly counsels clients on a wide range of employment issues, including ADA and protected class accommodations, personnel and administrative policies and handbooks, discrimination avoidance, drug testing, FMLA and leave entitlements, retaliation, sexual harassment, termination, unemployment and post-employment benefits, wage/hour issues, and workers’ compensation.

Online CLE ADA Claims

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of employment laws

Course Code:
   147878

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

At Seyfarth Shaw, we are leading the way to deliver legal services more effectively, more efficiently, more transparently. Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. At Seyfarth Shaw LLP, we have always taken a strategic approach to strengthening the diversity of our workforce.

We have gained acclaim for our innovative SeyfarthLean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and we continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with our clients.  Our efforts have contributed to our recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms.

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Mr. Fritz is an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As a litigator, he represents clients in a range of employment disputes, including complex discrimination class actions, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) pattern or practice lawsuits, wage and hour class and collective actions, and single-plaintiff discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation actions. Mr. Fritz’s expertise covers the full scope of claims and theories arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). His experience spans the entire spectrum of litigation, including discrimination charges, position statements, pre-trial investigation, settlement negotiation, fact and expert discovery, trial, and post-trial appeals.

A solutions-oriented individual, outside of the courtroom Mr. Fritz believes strongly in the power of proactive problem-solving, and devotes a considerable portion of his practice counseling employers on how to find practical solutions to their business quandaries. Mr. Fritz regularly counsels clients on a wide range of employment issues, including ADA and protected class accommodations, personnel and administrative policies and handbooks, discrimination avoidance, drug testing, FMLA and leave entitlements, retaliation, sexual harassment, termination, unemployment and post-employment benefits, wage/hour issues, and workers’ compensation.

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