Clark Hill Attorney David A. Hardesty to Participate in Panel Discussion During ICLE's Deposition Skills Workshop

May 19, 2008

DETROIT, MI - Clark Hill Attorney David A. Hardesty will participate in a panel discussion during ICLE's Deposition Skills Workshop on Tuesday, May 20, 2008.  The discussion, "How to Deal with Commonly Faced Deposition Ethic Challenges", is one of many valuable sessions offered during the workshop.  Powerful takeaways include: Maximizing the results you achieve for your clients, formulating questions that result in answers you can put to use, giving shape to a record that builds a compelling case, taking on experts with confidence and how to become a master at preparing yourself and your witnesses for the struggle ahead.  To register and learn more please visit www.icle.org .

David A. Hardesty is a Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment Practice Group.  Mr. Hardesty has practiced as a litigation attorney for over 25 years, with first chair trial, appellate and arbitration experience regarding: employment contract and  discrimination claims, including sex and age discrimination and harassment claims under Title VII, FMLA, ADEA and Elliott-Larsen; constitutional claims; class action claims; commercial disputes, including antitrust, RICO, non-competition, trade secret, contract  interference, contract breach and manufacturer’s representative claims; employee pension and welfare benefit claims under both federal ERISA and state common law; defamation, products liability and general tort claims.  His practice also includes drafting executive  and employment agreements and commercial contracts.

Mr. Hardesty is a member of the Employee Benefits Committee of the ABA Labor & Employment Section, the Labor & Employment Section of the Michigan Bar Association and the Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment Committees of the Oakland County Bar Association.

Mr. Hardesty is a contributing author to the 2005 and 2006 supplements to Employee Benefits Law, 2nd Edition (BNA).  He has written and lectured on ERISA preemption and  removal issues, mandatory arbitration of employment law claims, drug and disease  testing in the workplace, various discharge and employment discrimination issues, and deposition practice.

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