Danny W. Jarrett: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Danny W. Jarrett

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Office Managing Shareholder
Albuquerque,  NM  U.S.A.
Phone(505) 878-0515

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Management and Employee Training
  • General Employment Litigation
University University of New Mexico, B.S., Biology, 1989
Law SchoolUniversity of New Mexico, J.D., 1996
Admitted1996, New Mexico; 1998, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2007, Santa Clara Pueblo Courts

bar & professional association memberships
Albuquerque Bar Association
American Bar Association
State Bar of New Mexico

Special AgenciesNational Labor Relations Board; U.S. Department of Labor; Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs; U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, New Mexico Human Rights Division; New Mexico Workers Compensation Administration.

Danny Jarrett is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Albuquerque, New Mexico office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Jarrett is a New Mexico native and a 1996 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law where he served as a staff editor of The New Mexico Law Review. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Mexico in 1989, which he attended as the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship.

Mr. Jarrett previously served as vice-president and corporate counsel for a national healthcare company. His duties included managing all operations of a multi-state company with over 400 employees, overseeing all human resources functions, and organizing corporate restructuring.

Mr. Jarrett's legal practice focuses on counseling and representing employers, government entities and Native American tribal organizations regarding labor and employment disputes. His experience involves Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA and Davis-Bacon Act wage issues. He has successfully represented clients before the NLRB, the EEOC, and the WCA. He has negotiated many collective bargaining agreements, on behalf of management, with various unions, including the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Operating Engineers and the Teamsters. He has represented management's interests in union organizational campaigns, including organizing attempts by the Communication Workers of America, the Teamsters and the Painters and Glazers Union, as well as in response to Unfair Labor Practice charges of all types. Mr. Jarrett assisted in setting up a double-breasted operation for a large, regional construction company. He also represented the State Bar of New Mexico and set national precedent when the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. ruled that it did not have jurisdiction to oversee a representation election involving State Bar employees and the Communication Workers of America.

Mr. Jarrett was named Southwest Super Lawyer every year since 2009 and has been ranked in Chambers and Partners USA Guide to Lawyers every year since 2010. Mr. Jarrett is also AV Rated (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Jarrett has been certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the New Mexico Supreme Court's Board of Legal Specialization since August of 2008. He is a member of several practice committees within the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section, and serves as a contributing editor to national treatises on the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. He also serves as a steering committee member of the American Bar Association's Forum on Construction Law, Division 6 (workforce management and human resources). Mr. Jarrett is an elected member of the Board of Bar Commissioners of the State Bar of New Mexico--the group of attorneys, elected by their peers from throughout the State, who govern the Bar. As a Bar Commissioner, Mr. Jarrett serves on the Personnel Committee and as liaison to the Board of Bar Examiners. Mr. Jarrett has also served as an elected board member and as chair of the Bar's Employment and Labor Section and its Indian Law Section. Additionally, Mr. Jarrett served on the Board of Editors for the New Mexico Bar Bulletin from 2009 to 2012.

Mr. Jarrett is also a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and currently serves as Chair of the Government Affairs Committee for the Association of Commerce and Industry. He is a Director of Junior Achievement of New Mexico, educating the community's youth about financial literacy and free enterprise. Mr. Jarrett is also a member of the UNM School of Law Alumni Board. He is a nationally certified youth football coach and youth baseball umpire and served for many years as Board Secretary, Director and as counsel for the New Mexico Young America Football League.

published works


Marijuana Ballot Questions Mean More Questions for Employers Albuquerque Business First (October 2014) [Quoted]

Proposed Legislation Would Hurt Employers, Workers Albuquerque Journal (December 2008) [Author]

NLRB Asserts Jurisdiction in Indian Country, Part II State Bar of New Mexico, Indian Law Section Newsletter (Oct 2007) [Co-Author]

Final USERRA Regulations Issued by DOL New Mexico Business Journal (June 2006) [Co-Author]

2005 Legal Update Regarding Issues Impacting Native American Gaming
Native American Casino (Apr 2006) [Co-Author]

USERRA Compels Employer Regard for Military Service New Mexico Business Journal (Oct 2005) [Co-Author]

NLRB Asserts Jurisdiction in Indian Country Casino Lawyer (Summer 2005) [Author]

Proposed Legislation Would Hurt Employers, Workers Albuquerque Journal (December 2008) [Author]

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Presidential Scholarship recipient
•Staff Editor, New Mexico Law ReviewYouth Football League Board Member and Volunteer Attorney
•Certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the New Mexico Supreme Board of Legal Specialization since August of 2008
•Southwest Superlawer in both 2009 and 2010
•Board Member, Bernalillo County Labor Relations Board
•Member, Steering Committee, Division 6, American Bar Association's Construction Law Forum
•Member, Executive Committee of the Board of Bar Examiners
•Selected for inclusion in 2010 Southwest Super Lawyers - New Mexico Edition (New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Labor and Employment)


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Danny W. Jarrett

4300 San Mateo Blvd., N.E., Suite B260
AlbuquerqueNM 87110-1289


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