NELA Conference 2024

Date: Feb 23, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick and Online

Member Price: $187

Non-Member Price: $234

Section Price: $176

Event Code: I098024

Areas of Law: Labor & Employment

Earn up to 6.9 credits, including 0.9 in Diversity! (More Information)



Hon. Alan G. Lesnewich, JSC (Ret.)
Fisher & Phillips LLP, Murray Hill


Leslie A. Farber, Esq.
Leslie A. Farber LLC, Montclair
Andrew M. Moskowitz, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C., Springfield


Hon. Jessica S. Allen, U.S.M.J.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Hon. John M. Vazquez, U.S.D.J. (Ret.)
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi, PC, Roseland
Gurkan Ay
Resolution Economics
Katie Brennan
Katie Brennan
James E. Burden, Esq.
McClure Burden LLC, Verona
Robert J. Cino, Esq.
Jackson Lewis P.C., Berkeley Heights
Christopher J. Dalton, Esq.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Newark
Evan Goldman, Esq.
Goldman Davis Krumholz & Dillon, Hackensack
Victoria A. Lipnic, Esq.
Resolution Economics
Kathryn K. McClure, Esq.
McClure Burden LLC, Verona
Jonathan Meyers, Esq.
Jonathan Meyers, Esq., Roseland
Beth Rogers, Esq.
Rogers and Jung LLC, East Hanover
Julie Roginsky
Lift Our Voices
Evan Silagi, Esq.
Berkowitz Lichtstein Kuritsky Giasullo & Gross, Roseland
Kelly A. Smith, Esq.
Goldman Davis Krumholz & Dillon, Hackensack
Toni Telles, Esq.
Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C., Oaklyn

The National Employment Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference reviews the most recent hot-button issues in employment law and explores where the field is trending. Our distinguished faculty discusses significant case law developments and will offer guidance on what is to come. They will provide strategies and techniques you can use to resolve your cases in your client's favor.

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 | Introduction - Leslie A. Farber, Esq.
  • 9:15 | Good, the Bad and the Ugly about Class Actions - Christopher J. Dalton, Esq.; Jonathan Meyers, Esq.
  • 10:00 | Driving Change: The Movement Against NDAs and Forced Arbitrations - Katie Brennan; Kathryn K. McClure, Esq.; Julie Roginsky
  • 10:45 | Break
  • 11:00 | Litigating in the Age of AI:  Navigating the Evolving Legal Landscape of Artificial Intelligence - Gurkan Ay; Victoria A. Lipnic, Esq.; Evan Silagi, Esq.
  • 12:00 | Luncheon - Judicial Trial “Insights”
    - Keynote Speaker: Hon. Alan G. Lesnewich, JSC (Ret.)
  • 1:00 | Non-Competes in 2024: Essential Insights for Employment Attorneys - Andrew M. Moskowitz, Esq.; Toni Telles, Esq.
  • 1:45 | Implicit Bias in Employment Trials - Evan Goldman, Esq.
  • 2:30 | Federal Judge Panel: Litigating for Success in District Court - Hon. Jessica S. Allen, U.S.M.J.; Hon. John M. Vazquez, U.S.D.J. (Ret.)
  • 3:15 | Break
  • 3:30 | Crisitello vs. St. Theresa’s School and the ministerial exception to employment discrimination laws - James E. Burden, Esq.; Robert J. Cino, Esq.
  • 4:00 | Adjourn

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.9 hours of total CLE credit, including 0.9 in Diversity (Full Credits Available: NJ Civil Trial Attorney Credit: 6.9, NJ Advanced Diversity: 0.9, NJ General: 6.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Diversity Non-Transitional: 0.5, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 6.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 0.5, PA Substantive Credit: 5.0
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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