Jason litigates complex employment and labor disputes.
Jason’s practice involves representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation in defense of complaints for class action and single-plaintiff matters. He has successfully litigated and favorably resolved cases involving allegations of sexual harassment, age, race, gender, and disability discrimination, and claims of wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation. Jason has handled all aspects of civil litigation defense from case inception through trial.
Jason provides clients with practical advice on a wide range of day-to-day traditional labor and employment law issues, including establishing effective human-resource policies and complying with federal and state laws, such as those relating to wage-and-hour issues, disability and family/medical leave laws, and the discipline and termination processes.
Prior to joining the firm, Jason served as a judge advocate on active duty in the United States Marine Corps for over seven years. In the Marine Corps, Jason gained significant experience in complex litigation, congressional engagement, developing and implementing policy, and also gained immeasurable experience as a leader, including time as a company commander during a combat tour to Afghanistan. He is admitted to practice in the US District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California and the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Represents employers in lawsuits and agency proceedings in cases involving employment discrimination, harassment, employment torts, contract disputes, retaliation, and alleged violations of the FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, and FCRA, including class, representative, and collective action defense.
Counsels employers with respect to all facets of the employer-employee relationship, including discrimination and harassment issues, wage and hour issues, safety and health issues, restrictive covenants, and confidentiality agreements.
Defends class, representative, and collective action lawsuits alleging statutory employment violations, including wage and hour violations, position misclassification under the FLSA and violations of the FCRA.
Conducts internal investigations, and advised on internal investigations conducted by third-parties, involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jason P. Brown