The UC Berkeley’s Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law will feature LVBH partner Jean Hyams in a half-day program focused on settlement of sexual harassment cases on January 26, 2023. Ms. Hyams will weigh in on all things settlement and mediation based on two decades of experience as a mediator. The CLE program “Rethinking Sexual and Gender Harassment Practice” will take place January 23-26, 2023.
Jean has mediated the full range of employment disputes in technology, construction, retail, restaurant, government and other fields. She handles mediation of cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, wage and hour violations, equal pay claims, contract disputes and disability access. As a neutral, she also serves on the ADR panel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Jean brings her experience and expertise as a trial lawyer and businessperson to bear as she assists the parties in understanding each settlement opportunity and evaluating the costs and benefits of arriving at a negotiated resolution or continuing to litigate.