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Pay Equity Legal Update

  • 25 Aug 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660


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Pay Equity Legal Update - Breakfast Meeting

In-Person Breakfast Meeting

Thursday, August 25, 2022 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am (Pacific Time)

Networking / Breakfast: 7:30 - 7:50 am

Meeting: 7:50 - 9:30 am

Parking is free. The meeting will be at the Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach, 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Pay Equity continues to be a growing area of concern and development.  Our panel of two outstanding employment law attorneys will cover the following areas:

  • Pay Equity Laws and recent amendments
  • Litigation updates
  • Practical advice and implications for compensation and HR management
  • How insure pay equity during periods of more rapid turnover and the desire to address individual retention issues
  • Differences between small company and large company approaches to auditing pay practices
  • Is there any room for subjectivity and flexibility in pay practices or must every pay action be formula based?
  • Specific examples of employer pay policies intended to advance pay equity
  • Answer your questions about pay equity


Ames Karanjia LLP

Jeff Ames - Partner with Ames Karanjia LLP

Jeff represents employers in all types of labor and employment litigation, including single plaintiff cases, representative matters, and class actions.  He also works closely with clients on solutions to a wide array of daily employment-related issues.  Jeff values his long relationships with his clients, and is fortunate to represent several of San Diego’s finest institutions. 

A litigator for over 20 years, Jeff has tried numerous cases to verdict in front of judges, juries, and arbitrators.  He began his career as a U.S Navy judge advocate, where he served as the Navy’s Senior Defense Counsel for Europe and Southwest Asia, and later as Special Counsel to the United Nations War Crimes Unit in Kosovo.  Jeff later prosecuted federal crimes as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California, and was the Evidence Instructor at the Naval Justice School in San Diego.  Since completing his active duty service, Jeff's practice has been dedicated to defending California employers.

Jeff continues to serve in the Navy Reserve Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where his practice focuses on international human rights.  He is currently the Commanding Officer of the reserve Defense Institute of International Legal Studies, where he partners with foreign military and law enforcement personnel around the world to reduce human rights violations and build respect for the rule of law. 

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Megan Winter - Partner with Fisher Phillips

Megan Winter is a partner in the firm's San Diego office. She handles administrative and civil employment matters before state and federal courts and government agencies. Her practice involves representation of employers in a variety of matters including harassment and discrimination litigation, wage and hour class actions, and family and medical leave law. Megan also assists employers in developing workplace policies and procedures, and she regularly advises employers regarding day to day employment issues and ways to avoid employment claims and litigation.  Megan frequently provides supervisor training for employers. Upon graduating from law school, Megan was awarded the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law. She was selected as a San Diego “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine in 2016.

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Note: (i) Once you have registered for this event, we will not be able to refund your payment should you be unable to attend.

(ii) Those who do not register and have pre-paid 24 hours in advance will be charged an additional $10 at the door.

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