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Businesses across a wide variety of industries turn to Jon for representation in all aspects of labor and employment law. As Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group, he understands the high stakes associated with employment litigation and labor relations and counsels his clients on proactive and preventative strategies to ensure the long-term health of their business. When litigation is necessary, Jon aggressively defends his clients to protect their interests.

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I’m a management-side employment lawyer. It’s my job to go to court and defend employers and executives accused of all different types of misconduct, including sexual harassment. Over the last 20 years, I have seen it all. Some of my cases involve relatively tame allegations, like telling dirty jokes around the watercooler. And I have also been involved with cases involving extremely serious accusations, including indecent exposure, unwanted touching, and sexual assault. I spent a fair amount of time watching the Kavanaugh hearings. Like everyone else I know, I have a strong opinion on whether or not the nomination should be approved, but I did not write this article to share my personal opinions. There are enough political commentators on cable news shows doing that already. From an employment litigation and human resources perspective, there are several important lessons to be learned.
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