Views from the Bench: What Works and What Doesn’t in the Courtroom, Why Parties Succeed and Don’t Succeed in Wage & Hour Litigation, Novel Trial and Case Management Strategies, Examples of Bad Lawyering, Judicial Perspectives on Class Certification,

January 30, 2015 8:00am

Judges Panel 1 8:00-9:35

Hon. Fernando J. Gaitan Jr.

U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Mo.

Hon. Donetta W. Ambrose
Senior District Judge
U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Pa.

The Honorable George C. Steeh
District Judge
U.S. Dist. Ct., E.D. Mich.

Hon. Christopher A. Nuechterlein

U.S. Dist Ct., N.D. Ind

Hon. Zack Zouhary

U.S. Dist. Ct., N.D. Ohio

The Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein
District Judge
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Hon. Eduardo C. Robreno
Senior District Judge
U.S. Dist. Ct., E.D. Pa.

Hon. Jeffery P. Hopkins

U.S. Bankr. Ct., S.D. Ohio


Paul Lukas
Nichols Kaster, PLLP

Ricki Roer

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Judges Panel 2 9:35–11:00

Hon. Lorenzo F. Garcia

U.S. Dist. Ct., D. N.M.

Hon. Nanette A. Baker
U.S. Dist Ct., E.D. Mo.

Hon. Lisa P. Lenihan

U.S. Dist. Ct., W.D. Pa.

Hon. James P. O’Hara

U.S. Dist. Ct., D. Kan.

Hon. Robert B. Collings

U.S. Dist. Ct., D. Mass.

Hon. Sandra Mazer Moss (ret.)

Pa. Ct. Common Pleas


J. Nelson Thomas

Thomas & Solomon LLP