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Brian Kriegler, PhD, Managing Director at Econ One Research to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Employment Class Action Litigation


New York, NY, January 06, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Brian Kriegler, PhD, Managing Director at Econ One Research, Inc. will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Employment Class Action Litigation: Practical Guide in 2017.” This event is scheduled for January 31, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/effective-use-of-statistical-evidence-in-employment-class-action-litigation-practical-guide-in-2017-live-webcast/

About Brian Kriegler

Brian Kriegler is a Managing Director at Econ One Research in Los Angeles, California. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA and his B.A. in Mathematics-Economics from Claremont McKenna College. He has been published in the Annals of Applied Statistics and on Law360.com, he has presented his research to the American Statistical Association, and he frequently participates in legal “round table” discussions. His areas of expertise include statistics, sampling, econometrics, and data analysis.

In the labor and employment arena, Dr. Kriegler has testified in both single plaintiff and class action lawsuits involving wage and hour issues, discrimination, and wrongful termination, in which he has analyzed employee transactional data, timekeeping and payroll records, and survey data. He also consults with businesses to proactively address wage & hour compliance issues. His testimony has been relied upon in federal court and by the California Court of Appeal.

About Econ One Research, Inc.

Econ One is an economic research and consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Sacramento, Houston, Washington, DC, and India. Econ One provides microeconomic and statistical consulting services for businesses, for government entities, and in litigation proceedings–particularly those involving antitrust, employment issues, finance, damages analysis, and valuation.

Abstract

Statistical evidence, which has been an important part of class action litigation for decades, is gaining heightened popularity and is considered an integral part of the growing complex nature of employment class action litigation, proactive employer self-audits, and regulatory investigations by the EEOC and OFCCP. For both discrimination and wage & hour matters, the use of statistical analyses is accompanied by uncertainties on how such evidence can be used, and whether the analyses presented are statistically sound.

In this live webcast, a distinguished panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the importance and effectiveness of using statistical evidence in employment class action litigation, proactive employer self-audits, and regulatory investigations. Speakers will provide case studies as well as strategic approaches in disputing and leveraging statistical evidence in employment litigation.

Key topics include:

- Statistical Evidence and Liability
- Recent Court Decisions
- Strategies in Leveraging Statistical Evidence
- Statistical Analyses at the Certification Phase
- Risks and Challenges in Statistical Analyses, and
- Scope and Limitations of Statistical Data

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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Therese Lumbao, Director
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