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Michael D. Thomas, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins to Speak at TKG’s Event

New York, NY, November 04, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael D. Thomas, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Labor & Employment Laws: A Thorough Guide for Employers and Employees.” This event is scheduled for November 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET.

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About Michael D. Thomas
Michael Thomas is a Senior Associate in the San Francisco Office of the global labor and employment law firm Ogletree Deakins. Over the past 15 years, Michael has litigated more than 40 California wage and hour class actions and PAGA representative actions against employers in a wide variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, hospitality, limousine companies, janitorial services, restaurants, staffing and managed services, security and protection services, and the new gig economy. Michael represents employers in both class action lawsuits and single-plaintiff litigation that include harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and wrongful termination claims. He has substantial experience, and a track record of success, both in terms of pre-trial dismissal, successful settlements and defense verdicts. Lastly, Michael has significant experience in traditional labor law matters. He advises and represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board, including in unfair labor practices and representation hearings. Michael also speaks and publishes regularly on issues of diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias.

About Ogletree Deakins
Firm at Ogletree Deakins, they understand that clients have choices among labor and employment counsel. Why should you choose Ogletree Deakins? They represent employers of all sizes and across many industries, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.

They are proud that the firm was named the “Law Firm of the Year” in the Labor Law – Management category in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. They have more than 195 attorneys listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Their lawyers have received many other accolades for their experience in labor and employment law. They have more than 52 offices, located in 28 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and in Canada, Europe, and Mexico. They believe our diverse group makes us better—as lawyers, and as people.

Event Synopsis:
Employment law remains a topic of perennial interest for attorneys & companies worldwide, and with the upcoming developments brought by the ever-evolving labor & employment landscape, challenges and risks are expected to increase exponentially. To avoid potential risks and pitfalls, employers should have a complete understanding of the recent legal and regulatory changes surrounding this significant topic.

In this live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and employment professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamental framework of Labor & Employment Laws. Speakers will also present the best practices and strategies to avoid legal challenges.
Key Topics include:

Labor & Employment Law: A Legal Primer
Global Developments in Labor & Employment Law
Innovative Updates to Laws and Regulations
Legal Perspectives on Action Waivers and Arbitration
Trends, Developments and Updates

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:
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