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Dubravka Tosic, Ph.D., Director with Berkeley Research Group, LLC to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Effective Use of Statistical Evidence in Employment Class Action Event


New York, NY, January 10, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dubravka Tosic, Ph.D., Director with Berkeley Research Group, LLC 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 Dubravka Tosic, Ph.D.

Dubravka K. Tosic is an Economist and Director at Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG), a national leader in economic and statistical consulting. She joined BRG in December 2015, after spending almost 6 years as a Principal at ERS Group, and over 12 years as a Director in the Dispute Analysis practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in New York.

Dr. Tosic provides consulting and expert witness assistance in all aspects of labor and employment disputes, litigation and arbitration matters, regulatory audits, and in connection with pro-active company reviews. She has experience in preparing statistical analyses and damage calculations in connection with allegations of employment discrimination with respect to various employer actions (e.g. hiring, promotion, termination, and compensation), executive compensation, breach of employment contract, personal injury and wrongful death, and wage and hour issues.

Dr. Tosic has testified as an economic expert in Federal and State court matters, and has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, national and international law firms, Federal, State and Local government entities, and international organizations. She is also a frequent presenter to professional organizations on economic, financial, and statistical analyses.

Dr. Tosic received her Master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University and her Bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group is a leading global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm that provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world.

Drawing on a strong foundation in data analytics, BRG comprises highly credentialed experts, prominent academics, CPAs, experienced business leaders, former government officials, and seasoned consultants.

BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate.

Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms in 2016, BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices across the United States and in Asia, Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom.

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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