Kevin Jackson’s practice involves a broad range of complex business litigation and counseling, with an emphasis on defending and advising companies regarding labor and employment issues. Mr. Jackson’s employment litigation experience includes representation of employers in federal and state courts, and administrative agencies, in matters involving wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA and medical condition issues, and employee raiding. Mr. Jackson has extensive experience defending employers against wage-and-hour class actions, as well as representative actions under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). In addition to his employment litigation experience, Mr. Jackson has also represented companies in a variety of business disputes including breach of contract, unfair competition, breach of fiduciary duty, and trade secrets.
Mr. Jackson also provides advice and counsel to employers relating to the myriad issues they face in the workplace, including compliance with local, state, and federal statutes and regulations, leaves of absence, layoffs, reductions-in-force, workplace violence, disciplinary actions, and terminations. Mr. Jackson has broad experience drafting workplace policies, memoranda, and employee handbooks, and regularly conducts reviews and audits of existing policies and practices.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Jackson practiced in the Labor & Employment department of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton’s Orange County and Del Mar offices. Mr. Jackson graduated magna cum laude from Cornell Law School in 2011, where he was an Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal and won the 2009 Cuccia Cup Moot Court Competition.