Michael Russell Speaking at the PLI New York’s Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance Conference

Michael RussellSenior Neutral Michael Russell joins a distinguished panel for The Practising Law Institute‘s 2022 Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance Conference. Michael will join other speakers to discuss strategies for bringing and opposing motions to dismiss and litigating affirmative defenses in Fair Labor Standards Act cases. The event will be hosted by PLI New York on January 25th from 9 am to 5 pm.




This program is designed for all practitioners who are involved in wage and hour issues, at all knowledge and experience levels, whether from the perspective of outside counsel or in-house counsel in the private and public sectors, labor union attorneys, representatives of individuals or groups of employees, or human resources and corporate compliance executives and representatives. Litigators, government regulators and advisors, judges, arbitrators and mediators in the wage and hour area will also find this program particularly valuable.


Topics to be discussed:

  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s initiatives and regulatory action
  • Updates on the latest important foundational wage and hour case law
  • Wage and hour violations that may be present due to employees continuing to work, at least in part, remotely
  • Critical strategies for bringing and opposing motions to dismiss and litigating affirmative defenses in FLSA cases
  • Understanding how to effectively prepare for and mediate wage and hour cases and key considerations in settlement
  • The ethical boundaries in addressing wage and hour claims, both before and during litigation


  • Transitional credit for NY attorneys available
  • Earn up to 2 hours of Skills credit and 1 hour of Ethics credit


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