Employment Attorney R. Scott Oswald Participates in Conference on Dynamics of Employment Litigation in Federal Court

Posted on January 11, 2013

On January 10, 2013, R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group, P.C., participated as a panelist at a CLE sponsored by the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland.  The event – “The Dynamics of Employment Litigation in Federal Court: A View from the Bench and the Bar” – included participation by experienced employment attorneys, as well as the Hon. Roger W. Titus, U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland and the Hon. Charles B. Day, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District Court of Maryland.

Mr. Oswald’s presentation included: a review of the types of damages available to plaintiffs in employment lawsuits; a discussion of the measurement, calculation, and defenses to back pay as a type of damages; and practice-oriented tips such as how to illustrate damages to a jury and how to use experts to assist in maximizing damages for employment litigants.

Additional topics covered at the CLE included the selection and screening of employment law cases, effective opening statements, how best to conduct mediations, as well as techniques for effective trial use of depositions.

The Employment Law Group® law firm regularly handles both employment law and whistleblower matters on behalf of employees in its Maryland employment law practice.