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Presentations

This page is where we post our papers and presentations about Texas employment law. Please note that these presentations do not constitute legal advice or create an attorney/client relationship. You should consult a lawyer before relying on the law given in these presentations and papers, as the law tends to change from time to time. These materials cannot be used or copied without first obtaining permission from the author or authors.  For more information, please check out our Recent Events and Video Podcasts pages.  Mark Oberti also teaches online classes at Lawline.com, and has obtained a very high "course rating."

 

  • November 9, 2010 - Ed Sullivan gives a Keynote presentation on Alternative Fee Arrangements in the New Economy
  • October 11, 2010 - Ed Sullivan releases a Keynote presentation on Alternative Billing Arrangements
  • November 27, 2012 - Oberti Sullivan releases a PowerPoint on the "Top 10 Ethical Traps for Employment Lawyers (and how to avoid them).
  • October 23, 2012 - Oberti Sullivan releases a paper entitled "Employment Law Ethics -- Surreptitiously Recording Conversations"
  • August 16, 2012 - Oberti Sullivan releases a paper on the various ethical issues that pop up when settling multi-plaintiff cases.
  • May 17, 2012 - Mark Oberti speaks to the Houston Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section on "Employment Law Ethics - Surreptitiously Recording Conversations"
  • October 16, 2015:  Ed Sullivan to speak at Jackson Walker LLP's CLE on the Department of Labor's new salary level requirements
  • July 21, 2012 - Houston overtime lawyers Ed Sullivan and Mark Oberti release several videos on unpaid overtime entitled "Texas & Houston Overtime Questions and Issues."
  • July 3, 2012 - Houston overtime attorney Ed Sullivan discusses the impact Dukes v. Walmart has had on the certification of FLSA collective actions
  • July 2, 2012 - Houston employment lawyer Ed Sullivan discusses the recent Supreme Court decision determining that certain pharmaceutical representatives where exempt from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").
  • June 29, 2012 - Ed Sullivan and Mark Oberti discuss the Supreme Court's decision to grant cert. in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk.  This is of interest to anyone who follows Offers of Judgment and unpaid overtime litigation.
  • December 14, 2011 – Ed Sullivan releases a new powerpoint on How to Prosecute and Defend FLSA Claims in Texas.
  • October 15, 2010 - Ed Sullivan prepares a Keynote presentation on the Fair Labor Standards Act and Collective Action Litigation.
  • August 23, 2017:  Mark Oberti, Ed Sullivan, Joe Ahmad, and Melanie Kolterman speak before the State Bar of Texas on "2017:  Cutting Edge Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims And Defenses."  Powerpoint here.  Paper here.
  • May 25, 2017:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute at its 2017 Mid-Year Employment Law Conference entitled "Update on Retaliation and Whistleblowing" at the W Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C.
  • March 29, 2017:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute at its Thirty-Sixth Annual Employment Law Briefing on Pervasive Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, California.
  • December 8, 2016: Mark Oberti gives a presentation before the National Employment Law Institute at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, on "Retaliation and Whistleblowing"
  • November 3, 2016: Mark Oberti gives a presentation before the National Employment Law Institute at the the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, on "Retaliation and Whistleblowing”
  • July 28, 2016:   Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute on “The Expansion of Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims” at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C.
  • May 12, 2016:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute on “Trends in Retaliation and Whistleblowing” at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute on “Trends in Retaliation and Whistleblowing” at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
  • March 30, 2016:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute at its Thirty-Fifth Annual Employment Law Briefing on Trends in Retaliation and Whistleblowing at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • March 14, 2016:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute at its Thirty-Fifth Annual Employment Law Briefing on Trends in Retaliation and Whistleblowing at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • December 10, 2015: Mark Oberti gives a presentation before the National Employment Law Institute at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, on "Retaliation and Whistleblowing"
  • November 13, 2015: Mark Oberti gives a presentation before the National Employment Law Institute at the the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, on "Retaliation and Whistleblowing"
  • September 22, 2015:  Mark Oberti will present a CLE webinar for the Clear Law Institute entitled "Updates to Whistleblowing and Retaliation."
  • September 19, 2015:  Mark Oberti will present a “Retaliation Update” with Andrew Golub at the State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Section’s 26th Annual Labor Law and Employment Law Institute at the JW Marriott Resort and Spa, San Antonio.
  • July 23, 2015: Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute on “Complex Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims” at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Washington D.C.
  • July 9, 2015:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute on “Complex Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims” at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
  • March 19, 2015:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation via webcast for Lawline.com on "Updates to Whistleblowing and Retaliation: Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and Title VII (Update)."
  • March 2, 2015:  Mark Oberti gives a presentation for the National Employment Law Institute's 2015 Employment Law Briefing on Complex Retaliation and Whistleblowing Issues at the Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, in Vail, Colorado.
  • February 28, 2015:  Mark Oberti's article entitled Recent Developments in Retaliation and Whistleblowing Law is published in the Winter 2014 edition of The Advocate, a quarterly journal published by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas.
  • July 24, 2014:  Mark Oberti releases a paper entitled "Understanding the Complexities of Retaliation and Whistleblowing Claims". 
  • May 10, 2013 - Does an employee alleging retaliation have to amend a previously filed discrimination charge?
  • May 9, 2013 - Can an employer terminate an employee because of conduct from an employee's relative?
  • May 8, 2013 - What is protected activity?
  • May 7, 2013 - What is protected activity under the FLSA?
  • May 6, 2013 - Dodd Frank and its anti-retaliation provision.
  • May 3, 2013 - The basics of Dodd Frank.
  • May 2, 2013 - Can internal investigations turn into protected conduct for employees?
  • May 1, 2013 - Can an employer's positive conduct negate an employee's prior protected activity? 
  • April 30, 2013 - Terminating bad employees who have previously engaged in protected activity
  • April 29, 2013 - Do HR employees have special rights in the retaliation context?
  • April 26, 2013 - What is illegal retaliation in the employment law context?
  • April 25, 2013 - Employers should not ignore employees it believes are simply playing the "race card"
  • April 24, 2013 - When should an employer offer "reapplication" to a terminated employee?
  • April 23, 2013 - The new wave of SOX retaliation cases and what it means in Texas.
  • March 19, 2013 - Mark Oberti and Ed Sullivan speak before the State Bar of Texas on "15 Things You Need To Know About The New Wave of Retaliation, Dodd-Frank, and SOX Whistleblower Claims."
  • November 9, 2012 - Mark Oberti presents a paper to the Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University at its Civil Rights Symposium in Houston, Texas, on the "New Wave of Retaliation and Whistleblowing."
  • October 25, 2012 - Mark Oberti releases a PowerPoint on the "New Wave of Retaliation and Whistleblowing."
  • October 24, 2012 - Mark Oberti releases a detailed paper on the "New Wave of Retaliation and Whistleblowing."
  • July 4, 2012 - Houston employment lawyer Mark Oberti discusses the new wave of SOX retaliation cases.
  • June 29, 2012 - New Seventh Circuit retliation cases found fact questions on cases where the employee threatened violence at the workplace.
  • May 21, 2012 - Mark Oberti speaks to Lawline.com regarding the "New Wave of Retaliation and Whistleblowing."
  • May 3, 2012 – Mark Oberti releases a comprehensive paper on Retaliation case law developments for the National Employment Law Institute.
  • July 13, 2011 - Mark Oberti and Ed Sullivan release a PowerPoint presentation on retaliation Laws applicable in Texas entitled: Retaliation Claims: Welcome to The Danger Zone.
  • May 9, 2017:  Mark Oberti and Ed Sullivan speak before the Houston Bar Association's Litigation Section on the "Top 12 Mistakes Made By Employers And How To Counsel Your Client To Avoid Them"
  • February 12, 2015 - Mark Oberti and Ed Sullivan give a presentation on the Top 10 Mistakes Employers In The Oil Patch Make.
  • July 2, 2012 - Video Podcasts of the Top 10 Employer Mistakes (and How To Avoid Them) can be found here.
  • June 14, 2012 - Mark Oberti speaks at the State Bar of Texas' Annual Meeting on the "The Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make And How to Avoid Them"
  • January 23, 2012 - Mark Oberti speaks before Lawline.com on "The Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make And How To Avoid Them."  The webcast can be seen here.
  • September 15, 2010 - PowerPoint prepared by Mark Oberti, Ed Sullivan, and Kate Blaine of ExxonMobil on the "Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make, and How to Avoid Them."
  • September 1, 2010 - Paper prepared by Mark Oberti, Ed Sullivan, and Kate Blaine of ExxonMobil on the "Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make, and How to Avoid Them."
  • June 6, 2012 - Ed Sullivan discusses the meaning of "at will" employment under Texas law here.
  • February 3, 2011 – Oberti Sullivan releases the invaluable Termination Checklist.
  

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