Kevin Fritz, Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Kevin Fritz, Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will speak at its webcast entitled: “ADA Claims and Litigation: Practical Guide for Employers in 2019.” This event is scheduled on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Kevin Fritz
    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.

    About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
    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.

    Event Synopsis:

    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 and Employment Law Specialist, Mr. Dean Schaner (Founder, Schaner Law Firm PLLC), as he delves into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and recent court rulings involving ADA claims. Mr. Schaner 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:
    • ADA Claims and Litigation: Recent Trends and Developments
    • Notable Cases
    • Challenges for Employers
    • Handling ADA Issues at the Workplace
    • Practical Litigation Strategies

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group is a leading provider of Continuing Legal Education, CLE, for lawyers, Continuing Professional Education, CPE, for accountants and a variety of other types of continuing education for other professions. Our mission is to deliver quality continuing education programs utilizing industry trends and the latest technology to communicate regulatory shifts and contributions made to different fields. Our insightful and engaging webcasts are brought to you by leading influencers to offer a multitude of perspectives and outlooks.

    In bringing together thought leaders, regulators, and subject matter experts from around the world, The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education. The experts we engage with analyze the latest trends, insights, and developments in their industries to bring forth content you can’t get anywhere else.

    We can be reached via our website, over the phone at (646) 844-0200 or email us at info ( @ ) theknowledgegroup dot org. We look forward to having you learn with The Knowledge Group.

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