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Thursday October 25, 2012
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion/Q&A:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Hosted Cocktail Reception:

Luxe Sunset Terrace

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


RSVP by October 18, 2012




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Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar 
Michelman & Robinson, LLP invites you to attend its annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar. Please join legal experts from our Labor & Employment Department and experienced industry professionals for this informative seminar addressing the latest labor and employment law topics and trends.


Mediation, Arbitration and Employment Law: 
A View from the Bench

Topics covered will include:
  • Common mistakes in employment cases;
  • Retaliation cases and other emerging trends in employment litigation;
  • The psychology behind runaway jury verdicts;
  • The pros and cons of arbitration;
  • Strategies for resolving cases at mediation;
  • And More!



Hon. Diane Wayne (Ret.), JAMS

Judge Wayne, a former Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, has been recognized as a "Top California Neutral" by the Daily Journal for five of the past nine years, and was honored as one of the 500 leading judges in America. While she was on the bench, the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Association recognized her as "Trial Judge of the Year." 



Steven Stone


Hon. Steven J. Stone (Ret.), JAMS

Judge Stone, a former Ventura County Superior Court judge, was Presiding Justice on the California Court of Appeal from 1982-1999. He was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution from 2009-12. He is now a mediator and arbitrator in private practice with JAMS.



Dana Kravitz

Dana A. Kravetz, Esq. 

Mr. Kravetz is the managing partner of Michelman & Robinson, LLP.  He also serves as Chair of the Firm's Labor & Employment Department. He specializes in both employment counseling and litigation with an emphasis in the commercial, regulatory, insurance, and financing industries.





The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Employers


Topics covered will include:
  • Which employers will be most affected?;
  • Penalties for failure to provide coverage;
  • Potential for lawsuits from employees;
  • Steps employers need to take to prepare;
  • And More! 




Ryan Fridborg, MAOD, SPHR

Mr. Fridborg is Executive Vice President of Employee Benefits at Bolton & Company Insurance Brokers. Ryan consults with CFOs and HR Directors to reduce the cost of health insurance, enhance benefits and improve compliance. Mr. Fridborg has been honored as Bolton's top consultant for the past five years. He is recognized as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). 




Andrew H. Selesnick, Esq.

Mr. Selesnick is a partner in Michelman & Robinson, LLP's Los Angeles office and is the Chair of the firm's Health Care Law Department. He has successfully litigated a number of California's most important health care cases.





Spencer Hamer   

Spencer Hamer, Esq.

Mr. Hamer is a partner in Michelman & Robinson, LLP's Los Angeles office.  He has extensive experience representing health care industry employers and frequently speaks to employers and industry groups on employment law topics.






Ron Cahmi
Ron Camhi, Esq. (Moderator)
Mr. Camhi is a partner in Michelman & Robinson, LLP's Los Angeles office and Chair of the Firm's Advertising, Marketing & Media Department. He often represents clients in a capacity similar to that of a general counsel of a company and plays an integral part in advising his clients' "inner-circle" decision makers.


Please respond in advance as seating is limited. 


This event is complimentary!




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