Jonathan M. Werner represents management in a variety of labor and employment law matters, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, retaliation and breach of contract. He represents employers in both state and federal court as well as before state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and the Nevada Equal Rights Commission.
Mr. Werner also regularly counsels employers regarding terminations, disciplinary matters, harassment and discrimination complaints and legal compliance with the many federal, state and local laws and regulations that define the employment relationship. He has conducted numerous in-house management seminars and training sessions for executives, supervisors and human resources professionals in all aspects of labor and employment law. In addition he has extensive experience drafting employment agreements, severance agreements, employee handbooks and other employment policies.
Mr. Werner is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Chinese History and a minor in German Language. He earned his law degree at Duke University School of Law in 2001, where he was Year-In-Review Editor of the Alaska Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Werner served as a law clerk to the Honorable Haley J. Fromholz in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Werner interned with the Washington, D.C. field office of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.