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The Basics 2018: Settlement

An employment case can linger  in the court system for years.  If appropriate, settlement before trial should be considered. A tremendous amount of thought  and preparation goes into pre-settlement discussions.

 

1.5 hours MCLE Credit. 

Part 6 of 8 in our Basics Conference 2018: Employment Litigation series.

An employment case can linger  in the court system for years.  If appropriate, settlement before trial should be considered. A tremendous amount of thought  and preparation goes into pre-settlement discussions. 

Program Highlights:

  • Assessing the value of the case
  • ADR choices
  • Attorney’s fees
  • Costs
  • Tax issues
  • Letter of referral
  • Agreement not to apply for future employment
  • Waivers/releases
  • Severance package
  • Negotiation tips
  • Demand
  • Offer letter

Appropriate for new attorneys or those seeking a refresher course.

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Part 6 of 8 in our Basics Conference 2018: Employment Litigation series.

An employment case can linger  in the court system for years.  If appropriate, settlement before trial should be considered. A tremendous amount of thought  and preparation goes into pre-settlement discussions. 

Program Highlights:

  • Assessing the value of the case
  • ADR choices
  • Attorney’s fees
  • Costs
  • Tax issues
  • Letter of referral
  • Agreement not to apply for future employment
  • Waivers/releases
  • Severance package
  • Negotiation tips
  • Demand
  • Offer letter

Appropriate for new attorneys or those seeking a refresher course.

HILLARY JO BENHAM-BAKER

Hillary Jo Benham-Baker

Hillary Jo Benham-Baker is a founding partner in the law firm of Campins Benham-Baker LLP, San Francisco, where she represents employees in discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and wage-and-hour matters. A substantial part of Ms. Benham-Baker's practice focuses on family responsibilities, discrimination, and leave retaliation/interference issues. She received her B.A. with honors from Pitzer College and her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was awarded the Tony Patiño Fellowship. Ms. Benham-Baker serves on the Executive Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section. She is also a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association's Section of Equal Employment Opportunity. Ms. Benham-Baker has been named as a Northern California "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine for the years 2011—2014.

JULIA CAMPINS

Julia Campins

Julia Campins is a partner in the law firm of Campins Benham-Baker LLP, San Francisco. She received her B.A. from Columbia College and her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Ms. Campins is an Executive Editor of Employment Discrimination Law (ABA-BNA 5th ed, 2013; and Supplements). She is also the author of the "Equitable Remedies" chapter in Employment Damages and Remedies (Cal CEB) as well as chapters in Class Action Fairness Act: Law and Strategy (ABA-BNA 2013). Ms. Campins previously served as co-editor of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation: Class Actions and Derivative Suits newsletter, for which she wrote several articles. She has also written articles in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section's Employee Benefits Committee newsletter and the National Employment Lawyers Association's publication, The Employee Advocate. She is a frequent speaker on employment and civil rights issues. In 2013 and 2014, Ms. Campins was named a Northern California "Super Lawyer." In 2011 and 2012, Super Lawyers magazine named her a "Rising Star" among Northern California attorneys. Ms. Campins specializes in representing employees and plaintiffs in employment discrimination, civil rights, and employee benefits actions.

Products specifications
SUBTOPICS General Interest
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Business Law
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law
Products specifications
SUBTOPICS General Interest
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
PRACTICE AREA Business Law
PRACTICE AREA Employment Law