Advanced Wage and Hour Seminar


Advance Wage & Hour Seminar

June 11th - 12th

Cleveland, OH

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Monday, June 11th

Individualized Discovery in FLSA Collective Actions
Andy Santillo, The Winebrake Law Firm, Dresher, PA
Class Participation: Understanding The Four Factors
Matthew Pohl & Jason Dekdebrun, Class Action Administration., Inc. (CAA), Westminster, CO
Lessons Learned: Class Administrator Perspective
Matthew Pohl & Jason Dekdebrun, Class Action Administration, Inc. (CAA), Westminster, CO
The Impact of Dukes on Wage and Hour Class/Collective Actions
Joe Sellers, Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll, Washington, DC
Pretrial Management of an FLSA Collective Action - A View From the Bench
Honorable Kenneth McHargh, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland, OH
Lunch - Keynote Speech
Invited - Hon. H. Patricia Smith, U.S. Department of Labor
Finding Needles in the Haystack: Gathering Evidence to Support Class Certification
Shawn Khorrami, Khorrami LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Dealing with the Farragher Defense
Robert Camp, The Cochran Firm, Birmingham, AL
The Challenges of Managing a Case in the MDL
Christine Webber, Cohen, Milstein, Sellers & Toll Washington, DC
Fighting Collective Action Waivers in the Wake of D.R. Horton
Dave Garrison, Barrett Johnston, LLP, Nashville, TN
Scott Tift, Barret Johnston, LLP, Nashville, TN

Networking Event: Join OAJ, WILG, and our event sponsor, Class Action Administration, at the House of Blues Foundation Room for an evening of networking over drinks and appetizers.

Tuesday, June 12th

WILG President’s Address
J.R. Boyd, President WILG, Kansas City, MO
Deposing the Corporate Witness and other 30(b)(6) Tips
Mike Galpern, The Locks Law Firm, New Jersey
Dealing with the Fluctuating Workweek
Amanda Farahany, Barrett & Farahany, LLP, Atlanta, GA
The Counter Intuitive Wage & Hour Trial, Lessons Learned in 2011
Paul Lukas, Nichols Kaster, Minneapolis, MN
Dealing with Bankruptcy Issues in Wage & Hour Cases
Kate Stone, Barkan, Meizlish, Handelman, Goodin, DeRose & Wentz, LLP, Columbus, OH
A Defense Perspective on Mediating FLSA Cases and Administering Settlement Agreements
Bill Allen, Littler Mendelson, Washington DC
Issues and Tips about E-Discovery in Wage & Hour Cases
John Marshall, Marshall & Morrow, LLC, Columbus, OH


OAJ will apply for CLE and MCLE credit with the Supreme Court or State Bar that each registrant is from. We will apply for credit as registrations come in. At the end of the seminar please indicate on your CLE Credit form which state(s) you will need credit for. For questions please call Ali Kirkpatrick at the OAJ offices at 614-341-6800.


Materials will be distributed by email two weeks prior to the seminar. The email will contain a link to the OAJ website where attendees can download and print materials prior to attending. Materials will also be distributed on disc at registration. The seminar room will be equipped with power cords, power strips, and wireless internet for laptop and ipad use. Printed materials are available upon request for an additional charge.


Cleveland, OH

Wyndham at Playhouse Square

1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 615-7500
Directions at:

OAJ Room Rate: $99
Cut-off Date: May 17, 2012

Cancellation Policy

OAJ CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations by program participants received by 5:00 p.m. the business day prior to the program will be refunded less a $45 service fee. No refunds are given for cancellations received on or after the day of the program. The OAJ reserves the right to modify or cancel a program if circumstances warrant. If the OAJ cancels a program, full tuition will be refunded.