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Greenberg Traurig’s Timothy Long Speaks at PLI’s Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2020 Conference

NEW YORK – Jan. 30, 2020 – Timothy Long of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP presented at Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “Wage & Hour Litigation and Compliance 2020” conference, held Jan. 28 in New York. 
The full-day conference focused on the latest legal developments in wage and hour litigation, Department of Labor initiatives and regulatory changes, and issues related to independent contractor and joint employment relationships.  

Long moderated a panel titled “Auditing Wage & Hour Practices: Top Mistakes Employers Make.” The panel discussed common mistakes made by employers in wage and hour compliance, unlawful pay practices that have been targeted by worker rights advocates, how to effectively use audits of pay practices, and what actions to take when a violation is discovered.

Long, a shareholder in the firm’s Sacramento and Los Angeles offices, has deep experience litigating complex labor and employment issues, having served as lead counsel in multiple class, collective, and representative actions and advising on dozens more. His clients have included a variety of financial institutions and entities, health care-related entities, airlines, retailers, high-tech companies, and transportation and logistics companies. Long also advises private investment funds and their partners in disputes concerning the management of funds, removal of non-performing members, and disputes involving portfolio companies.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Global Labor & Employment Practice serves clients from offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Members of the practice have had numerous trial wins and are frequently called upon to handle complex, bet-the-company, and large high-stake cases, including nationwide class and collective actions. On the labor side, a leading group of lawyers regularly represents management with labor-relations matters. Labor & Employment team members assist clients with complex employment issues, and design practical, proactive strategies that can be readily implemented by today’s human resources professionals. In addition, the practice is recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the areas of Labor and Employment Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, ERISA Litigation, Workplace & Employment Counseling, and Trade Secrets Litigation. Visit Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Blog for insights and analysis of the latest labor and employment developments, including legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.