CLE Webinar: Sex Discrimination & Sex Abuse in the Workplace, School, and Sports

CLE Events | Webinar Date: June 23, 2021 1:00 p.m. ET

New York, NY (May 24, 2021) – NAM  (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that NAM neutrals, Hon. Joseph J. Maltese (Ret.) and Rhonda Epstein, Esq. have been invited to present to the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers, a 60-minute CLE webinar entitled, Sex Discrimination & Sex Abuse in the Workplace, School and Sports. This complimentary live streaming program is opened to the public and will be held on Wednesday, June 23rd from 1 p.m. to. 2 p.m. ET.

The program will focus on Federal Civil Rights Acts, Titles VII and IX and provide attendees with the knowledge of the State and City laws and codes involved with these sexual discrimination and abuse cases. In addition, NAM's esteemed panel will evaluate these claims from a liability and damages perspective and how to best approach mediation and negotiation.

Meet NAM's Presenters

Hon. Joseph J. Maltese (Ret.)

Judge Maltese served as an associate justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. His remarkable judicial career includes 7 years spent on the appellate court where he heard and decided appeals of judgments and orders on civil, commercial, construction, criminal, employment, family law matters, real estate, trusts and estates and special proceedings from the Supreme Court and other trial courts, as well as New York State administrative agencies. He also presided over a wide variety of commercial and civil matters that included medical malpractice, products liability, mass torts, negligence, employment, real estate, and matrimonial disputes. During his tenure on the Supreme Court, he consistently utilized mediation techniques to resolve contested issues and as a mass torts judge resolved thousands of pharmaceutical cases short of trial.

Prior to his judicial career, Justice Maltese spent 15 years as a private practitioner where he concentrated in civil and criminal litigation in the state and federal courts of New York, New Jersey, Florida and the U.S. District Courts. During that time, he handled personal injury matters for both plaintiffs and defendants, commercial matters, construction disputes, real estate litigation, represented a large cooperative apartment building and condominium and 1983 Civil Rights matters.

Rhonda L. Epstein, Esq.

As both a litigator and mediator, Ms. Epstein has successfully counseled, supervised, and mediated employment law cases related to claims of age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, and pregnancy discrimination. She is a longtime proponent of alternative dispute resolution. As a litigant, Ms. Epstein has mediated hundreds of cases in Federal court, EEOC, and private mediation. She is well-respected professionally by both sides of the bar and is known for her fair and objective approach to the resolution of cases. Ms. Epstein has also been awarded an AV Preeminent Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Both neutrals are available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the United States.

About NAM's complimentary CLE Program

Please contact NAM's CLE department at 800-358-2550 or email us at for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM's dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.