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Eli Makus

Senior Partner

Van Dermyden Makus Law Corporation


Eli Makus, AWI-CH, is the Managing Partner of Van Dermyden Makus Law Corporation. Eli conducts and manages neutral, unbiased investigations on complex and sensitive matters. He is experienced in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability accommodations, protected leaves of absence, whistleblower claims, privacy, wage-hour compliance, and reorganizations. His clients include private employers and a variety of public agencies, including state agencies, counties, cities, school districts and special districts throughout California. Eli trains and speaks extensively on conducting workplace investigations. Eli has helped employers implement successful internal investigation programs and trained lawyer and non-lawyer investigators how to conduct thorough, prompt, and impartial workplace investigations.

Product Type
On Demand

Boots on the Ground – A Practitioner’s Guide to Conducting Public Safety Investigations


Credit available - Click Here for more information

Categories:
External Investigators |  Internal Investigators |  POBR/FOBR |  Public Sector
Faculty:
Karen Kramer |  Eli Makus
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Feb 25, 2021
Short Description:
This webinar will drill down and provide practical guidance for investigators on the nuances unique to investigations involving law enforcement.
Price:
$50.00 - Base Price

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Writing Investigation Reports: Hacks from Hacks


Categories:
External Investigators |  Internal Investigators |  Report Writing
Faculty:
Eli Makus |  Ms Susan M Woolley
Duration:
1 Hour, 19 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jul 29, 2020
Short Description:
This webinar will take you through the report writing process, beginning to end. We’ll provide practical tips to help you focus your report, include necessary elements, strengthen your writing, and sh...
Price:
$50.00 - Base Price

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The Ethics of Workplace Investigations


Categories:
Ethics |  External Investigators |  Internal Investigators
Faculty:
Eli Makus |  Sue Ann Van Dermyden
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jan 19, 2016
Short Description:
This webinar will explore the ethical issues that in-house attorneys, external counsel, investigators and plaintiffs' or complainants' attorney face when conducting, supervising and representing parti...
Price:
$50.00 - Base Price

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A Legal Toolkit for Investigators to Handle Privilege Issues


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Categories:
Internal Investigators |  External Investigators |  Advanced |  Beginner
Faculty:
Eli Makus
Duration:
60 minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 06, 2023
Short Description:
In this webinar, participants will learn about two key privileges that impact our work as impartial investigators.
Price:
$50.00 - Base Price

Product Type
On Demand

Updates from California: Cutting Edge Issues in Workplace Investigations


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Categories:
Internal Investigators |  External Investigators
Faculty:
Amy J Oppenheimer |  Eli Makus |  Karen Kramer |  Mr. Peter Matukas |  Ms. Ashwini Kulkarni
Duration:
90 minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Nov 14, 2023
Short Description:
A variety of fascinating legal issues arose in California during 2023 that promise to reverberate across the workplace investigation industry in coming years. Join past AWI presidents Amy Oppenheimer ...
Price:
$50.00 - Base Price

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