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Amanda Farahany – Speeches

Amanda Farahany is a sought-after speaker nationwide in the areas of employment, sexual harassment, sexual assault and overtime law. The list below provides information on her many speaking engagements.

Civil Litigation for Crime Victims, Seminar presented by National Center for Victims of Crime, Atlanta, GA 2000

Litigating Negligent Hiring Claims, National Crime Victim Bar Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC 2001

Building and Maintaining a Law Practice, Atlanta Bar Association CLE on Solo/Small Firm Management, Atlanta, GA 2002

State Law Torts and the Realities of Using Them, Employment Litigation: An Update for the Employment Practitioner, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2002

Employment Practices for the Plaintiff’s Lawyer, National Employment Lawyer’s Association – Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA 2002

What To Do When You Are Fired, Lawman’s Lawyer, WPBA TV Channel 30, Atlanta, GA 2002

Juror Bias in Sexual Assault Cases, Ninth Annual Victims Conference, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Atlanta, GA 2002

Civil Litigation for Crime Victims, Moderator, Inadequate Security Litigation Group, ATLA Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA  2002

Who is a Qualified Individual with a Disability under the ADA?, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta GA 2002

Juror Bias after September 11, National Crime Victim Bar Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC 2002

Sexual Harassment, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Seminar, Atlanta, GA 2002

Refining Your Discovery Tactics, American Bar Association Labor and Employment Seminar, Atlanta, GA 2002

Ethics in Employment Litigation, National Employment Lawyers Association -GA Annual Convention, Negril, Jamaica 2002

Litigating State Law Torts in Georgia, National Employment Lawyers Association -GA Annual Convention, Negril, Jamaica 2002

Getting the Most for the Buck in Sexual Harassment Settlements, 2003 Employment Rights Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2003

The Employer Perspective,  Balanced Lives: Employment Law Issues Affecting Women Attorneys, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2003

Keynote Speaker, Legal Advocacy Fund luncheon, American Association of University Women, Georgia Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA 2003

Civil Justice for Sexual Assault Victims, Tenth Annual Victims Conference, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Atlanta, GA 2003

Discovery in Negligent Security Cases, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA 2003

The Final Scene – Closing Arguments For a Happy Ending, National Employment Lawyers Association Fall Seminar -The Theatre of Reality: Trial Skills For the Plaintiff’s Employment Lawyer 2003

Closing Argument – Tying it All Together, National Employment Lawyers Association -GA Annual Convention, Negril, Jamaica 2003

Employment Claims Based on Georgia Law, 33rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute, State Bar of Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2003

Keeping the Facts of the Case Organized, Law Office Technology, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2004

State Law Claims and the Realities of Using Them, National Employment Lawyers Association-Georgia, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2004

Campus Rape and the Issues Affecting Women, American Association of University Women, Warner Robbins Chapter, Warner Robbins, GA 2004

Discovery of Emotional Distress Damages in Employment Cases, National Employment Lawyers Association Seminar: Discovery and Damages in Employment Litigation, San Diego, CA 2004

Keeping the Facts of the Case Organized, Law Office Technology, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA 2004

Building the Damages Case in an Inadequate Security Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Tele-seminar 2004

Civil Litigation for Sexual Assault, Atlanta, GA 2004

Acquaintance Rape on College Campuses, Boston, MA, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Annual Convention 2004

CAIR Against Profiling Rally, Decatur, GA 2004

Civil Actions for Criminal Cases, Moderator, National Crime Victim Bar Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. 2004

Inadequate Security Case Workshop, Inadequate Security Litigation Group, Association of Trial Lawyers of America,  Washington, D.C. 2004

Litigating Negligent Hiring Cases for Lack of Background Checks, American Bar Association Labor & Employment Section Annual Conference, Boca Raton, FL 2005

Courageous Victims and Counsel: Accountability and Positive Change through Civil Justice, Luncheon Plenary with Fred Goldman and Kim Goldman Hahn, father and sister of homicide victim Ron Goldman, National Crime Victim Bar Association and National Center for Victims of Crime National Conference, Washington, D.C. 2005

Building the Damages Case in School Cases, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Inadequate Security Litigation Group, Annual Convention, Toronto Canada 2005

Moderator, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, School Violence Litigation Group, Annual Convention, Toronto Canada 2005

Advanced Employment Law Annual Seminar High Tech Mock Trial, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, 2006

Investigation and Discovery in a Sexual Assault Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Inadequate Security Litigation Group, Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington 2006

Rights and Remedies for College Students, National Legal Aid and Defenders Association Student Legal Services Section Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington 2006

Advanced Employment Law Annual Seminar High Tech Mock Trial, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Section 2006

Investigation and Discovery in a Sexual Assault Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Inadequate Security Litigation Group, Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington 2006

Compensatory Damages in Employment Litigation, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, Atlanta, GA  2007

Creating a Niche Practice, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA  2007

Avoiding Liability Situations, Civil Liability for Educators and School Resource Officers, Seattle, WA 2007

Healthcare Implications of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Look at Using FMLA, Title VII, Unemployment Benefits and State Law to Compensate Victims, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta 2008

Investigation and Discovery in a Negligent Security Case, Section Connection of the American Association for Justice  2008

Getting More Bang for your Buck, National Employment Association, Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA 2008

5 Biggest Mistakes Employers Make-Plaintiff’s Viewpoint, 6th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  2009

Employee Rights in a Layoff, Employment Law for the General Practitioner and the Pros, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Atlanta, GA  2009

Strategic Forum Considerations for the Plaintiff, State Bar of Georgia 39th Annual Labor &  Employment Law Institute, Atlanta, GA  2009

Presenting Your Client as a Credible Witness to Obtain a Significant Verdict, American Association of Justice’s Weekend of the Stars, New York, NY 2010

Handling Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims, The National Employment Lawyers Association, Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA 2010

Calculating Damages:  Half-Time or Time and a Half, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC Canada  2010

Litigating Claims under the FLSA, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Litigation at Sunrise, Vancouver, BC Canada  2010

5 Biggest Mistakes Employers Make-Plaintiff’s Viewpoint, 7th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Atlanta, Georgia 2010

Calculating the Regular Rate of Pay in Misclassification Cases, American Association of Justice, San Francisco, CA  2011

Tips for Settlement of FLSA Actions, Workers Injury Law Group, Ohio Association for Justice, Cleveland OH 2011

The 37 Biggest Mistakes Employers Make, 8th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Atlanta, Georgia  2011

You’ve Filed a Lawsuit:  Now what?  Pre-discovery Rules, Institute of Continuing Legal Education and National Employment Association, Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA   2011

Wage and Hour Class Actions, Atlanta Bar Association, Advanced Employment Law Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia 2012

Pathways to Success: Internal and External Conflicts of Women Lawyers, Panel, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia  2012

Wage and Hour Class Actions, including how Dukes Affects Both Class and Collective Actions, Atlanta Bar Association Advanced Employment Law Seminar, Atlanta, GA  2012

Civility and Professionalism:  Exploring the Boundary Between Client Champion and Professional Responsibility Renegade, American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee Midwinter Meeting, San Francisco, CA   2012

Litigating Wage & Hour Cases, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta, GA   2012

Dealing with the Fluctuating Workweek, Workers Injury Law Group, Ohio Association for Justice, Cleveland, OH  2012

Top 10 Tips To Maximize Economic & Compensatory Damages In Employment Cases, National Employment Lawyers Association, San Diego, CA  2012

Steps to an Effective Opening, American Bar Association, 6th Annual Labor and Employment Conference, Atlanta, Georgia 2012

Building a Successful Personal Injury Practice- Employment Claims, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Atlanta, GA 2012

Women in Mediation, Arbitration and Negotiation, Atlanta Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section Breakfast, Atlanta, GA 2012

Fair Labor Standards Act Litigation, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, 2012

The Fluctuating Workweek, Where are we Now?, American Association of Justice Annual Convention, Chicago, IL  2012

Federal Labor Standards Act Litigation Packet and Other Resources from the AAJ Exchange American Association of Justice Annual Convention, Litigation at Sunrise, Chicago, IL 2012

Employment Law: What are Common Claims to Look for?, Secrets of Personal Injury Practice Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia 2012

The 49 Biggest Mistakes Employers Make, 9th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference, Atlanta, GA 2012

Strategic Thinking in FLSA Defenses, Preventing Wage Theft:  A Guide to Litigating Cases Involving Wages, Hours & Pay, National Employment Lawyers Association, Chicago, IL 2013

Successfully Negotiating Employment Claims, Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Section Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA 2013

ADR Value, Guest lecturer John Marshall Laws School Mediation Class, Atlanta, GA 2013

Workplace Lawsuits Are Back, Third Annual Southeast Financial Workplace Law & Compliance Conference, Atlanta, GA 2013

Recent Developments In Class Action Litigation, 43rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute, Atlanta, GA 2013

Keeping the Plaintiff’s Lawyer out of the Workplace, February 2014

Title 7 Summary Judgement, Atlanta Bar Association & Employment Section Annual Conference, March 2014

Title 7 Summary Judgement, 11th Circuit Employment Lawyers, March 2014

Barriers to Class Certification: Obstacles or Opportunities?, Class Action Litigation Group, American Association of Justice Annual Seminar, Baltimore, MD July 2014

Family and Medical Leave Act, Litigation at Sunrise, American Association of Justice Annual Seminar, Baltimore MD July 2014

Moderator for the Wage & Hour and Employment Rights Section, American Association of Justice Annual Seminar, Baltimore MD July 2014

How to Handle Discovery and Rule 26 Meetings for the Plaintiff, National Employment Lawyers Association – Georgia Chapter, Atlanta, GA September 2014

View from the Plaintiff, The Seminar Group’s 11th Annual Labor & Employment Law, Atlanta, GA October 2014

Intersection of Ethics and Technology:  Are your Ethics in Jeopardy?, Plenary Session for the American Bar Association Labor & Employment Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA 2014

Summary Judgment in Employment Cases, the 44th Annual State Bar of Georgia Labor & Employment Law Institute , Atlanta, GA December 2014

 

 

 

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