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Webinar: The Supreme Court’s Arbitration Decisions of 2018-2019 and Implications for Class and Representative Action Employment Litigation

Presented by the Litigation Section & Labor and Employment Section

This program offers 1.5 hours participatory MCLE credit; legal specialization in Appellate Law. You must register in advance to participate.

This program will cover the Supreme Court’s three arbitration-related decisions from the October, 2018 term, and discuss their implications for class and representative action litigation focusing on wage and hour disputes.

Moderator: Glenn Danas

Speakers: Paul W. Cane and Andrew Lee

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Glenn Danas is a partner in the Appellate Practice Group at Robins Kaplan LLP, based in its Los Angeles office.  Mr. Danas focuses on appeals and major motions, and has substantial experience litigating arbitration-related issues, class actions, particularly consumer and employment class actions, and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions.  Mr. Danas has argued dozens of appeals in the state and federal appellate courts, including Iskanian v. CLS Transportation ServicesMcGill v. Citibank, and Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls), all in the California Supreme Court.  Mr. Danas was named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in California in 2017 by the Daily Journal, and received a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award in 2015 for his work on Iskanian.  Mr. Danas graduated from Cornell University and Emory University School of Law, where he was a member of the law review, and clerked for the Hon. U.W. Clemon, United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama, from 2001-2002

Paul Cane is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Cane represents management in employment matters. His principal focus is major motions and appeals. Mr. Cane has briefed and argued numerous cases in the state and federal courts of appeals, including the California Supreme Court and U.S. Supreme Court. He has a special expertise in appeals involving pre-dispute arbitration agreements.  Before joining Paul Hastings in 1981, he served as law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

Andrew P. Lee is a partner at Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho, a plaintiffs’ public interest class action law firm.  Mr. Lee’s practice focuses on class and complex litigation.  Mr. Lee is an experienced employment lawyer, representing plaintiffs in wage and hour, employment discrimination, and background check class actions.  He is also a member of the firm’s disability rights practice, litigating systemic injunctive relief class actions against government entities and large business organizations on behalf of persons with disabilities.  Mr. Lee is an editor of the California chapter of Wage and Hour Laws, A State-by-State Survey (BNA), and authored the current section on class and representative action arbitration.  He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Northern California Rising Star from 2015 to 2017.  He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and U.C. Hastings College of the Law.

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