Speeches & Presentations
American Constitution Society, Illinois Supreme Court Candidate Forum, Moderator (October 2019).
Recovering Stolen Wages From Fissured Workplaces, NELA Wage and Hour Conference (Mar. 2017).
Remedies for Workers In and Out of the Courtroom, panel discussion at The Modern-Day American Worker conference (Mar. 2016).
Protecting Employees & Job Applicants From Improper Criminal Background Checks, panelist at National Employment Lawyers Association annual convention (June 2015).
Use of Credit, Criminal, and Other Background Checks, panel discussion at the Federal Bar Association Annual Employment Law Seminar (Jan. 2015).
Legal and Social Consequences of a Criminal Record: Helping Clients Overcome These Barriers, panel discussion sponsored by the Chicago Bar Foundation (Oct. 2013).
Arrest Records as Barriers to Employment, panel discussion sponsored by the Adler School of Professional Psychology Institute on Social Exclusion (Oct. 2013).
Look Before You Leap: Thoughts on Taking a Plea, CLE Presentation to Cook County Public Defenders (Aug. 28, 2013).
Hot Topics in Employment Class Action Law, CLE Presentation to West Suburban Bar Association(Nov. 17, 2012).
Application of the Fair Credit Reporting Act to Employment Screening, panel discussion at the National Consumer Law Center Annual Conference (Oct. 27, 2012).
Challenging the Disparate Impact Caused By Employers’ (Mis)use of the Criminal Background Checks, panel discussion at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Civil Rights Training Institute (Oct. 11, 2012).
Criminal-Record-Related Barriers To Employment And Public Housing, CLE Presentation to Poverty Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (July 29, 2011).
The Brave New World of Consumer Protection Lawsuits & Enforcement, panel discussion at the National Employment Law Project Annual Conference (Apr. 2011).
Challenging the Use of Arrest Records and Credit Histories in Hiring, panel discussion at the Impact Fund’s Annual Employment Discrimination Class Action Conference (Feb. 24-25, 2011).
Criminal-Record-Related Legal Issues, presentation at the regular meeting of the Chicago Bar Association’s Legal Aid Committee (Jan. 2009).
Criminal Records and Employment, presentation at the regular meeting of the Chicago Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee (Nov. 2008).