George Hanson to Speak at Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions Conference


The American Conference Institute has invited SSH Partner George Hanson to appear at its Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions Conference in New York, June 2-3, 2016. George will appear on a panel, "Views from the Plaintiffs' Bar." The sessions include in-house counsel from major corporations, as well as renowned federal and state judges, top government officials, and leading outside defense counsel from around the nation.

George is an experienced commercial litigator and trial attorney. George has successfully tried many cases to judges and juries in both state and federal court, and has extensive experience representing clients in arbitration. In addition to trial work, George has developed an active appellate practice and has successfully argued numerous cases before state appellate courts in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois, and federal appellate courts in the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.

In addition to complex commercial litigation and trial work, George's practice currently focuses on the representation of employees in large wage and hour class and collective actions, including workers in the financial services, meat processing, pharmaceutical and call center industries. In the past five years, George has been lead or co-lead counsel in more than 40 wage and hour actions filed in state and federal courts in Kansas, Missouri, California, Illinois, New York, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington and Louisiana. To date, these wage and hour cases have obtained relief in excess of $50 million on behalf of firm clients. George is also a frequent speaker regarding trial practice and wage and hour matters nationwide.

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