Jamerson C. Allen: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jamerson C. Allen

San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(415) 394-9400

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Practice Areas

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
University University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1982
Law SchoolUniversity of California School of Law, Davis, J.D., 1987
Admitted1987, California; U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

bar & professional association memberships

State Bar of California


Jamerson C. Allen is a Shareholder in the San Francisco, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Allen joined Jackson Lewis in 1989 and represents employers in a wide variety of matters, including defending against claims for wrongful termination, wage hour violations, workplace harassment, defamation and discrimination on the basis of disability, pregnancy, sex, race, age, and national origin. Mr. Allen has also represented a number of employers in public accommodation cases brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act.

Mr. Allen also counsels employers regarding a wide variety of areas. He is the California Regional Coordinator of Jackson Lewis' Disability, Leave and Health Management practice group. In this role, he advises employers on complying with federal and California requirements for disability accommodation and protected leaves of absence. He has also frequently conducted disability and leave of absence training sessions for managers, supervisors and human resources professionals. In addition to his work in the Disability, Leave and Health Management area, Mr. Allen advises clients on wage-hour compliance, internal investigations of harassment and misconduct, independent contractor status, disciplining employees and utilizing consumer credit reports and investigative consumer reports.

Mr. Allen edits the Jackson Lewis' West Coast Employer bulletin and is responsible for the California legal updates posted on the Firm's website.

Mr. Allen is a current member of the State Bar of California, Employment Law Section and Jackson Lewis' Disability, Leave and Health Management and Wage Hour Practice Groups. He practices in the state and federal courts throughout Northern and Southern California.

Bar & Professional Association Memberships

State Bar of California


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New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1
Jamerson C. Allen, March 30, 2015
Amendments to the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) regulations, going into effect on July 1, 2015, are meant to clarify a number of uncertainties, align the CFRA regulations more closely with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) regulations (where the laws...

Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure
Jamerson C. Allen, February 6, 2015
A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid...

California Adds ‘Abusive Conduct’ to Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors
Jamerson C. Allen,Mark S. Askanas,Jonathan A. Siegel, September 19, 2014
Employers subject to California’s mandatory “AB 1825” sexual harassment training requirement for supervisors will need to revise their programs to include prevention of “abusive conduct,” following an amendment (AB 2053) to California’s Fair Employment and...
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Jamerson C. Allen

50 California Street, 9th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94111


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