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

Jamerson C. Allen

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

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Experience & Credentials
 

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
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

State Bar of California, Employment Law Section

 
Born1959
 
Biography

Jamerson C. Allen is a Principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He joined Jackson Lewis in 1989.

Mr. Allen 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. He is a Co-Chair of the firm's Title III ADA Public Accommodations and California Compliance Teams.

Mr. Allen also counsels employers regarding a wide variety of areas. He advises employers on complying with federal and California requirements for disability accommodation and protected leaves of absence. He frequently conducts disability and leave of absence training sessions for managers, supervisors and human resources professionals. In addition, 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 is a regular contributor for the California legal updates posted on the firm's website.

Publications

December 7, 2015

California Labor Commissioner's Enforcement Powers Set to Expand Dramatically

December 7, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, California employers face a Labor Commissioner with significantly enhanced authority to enforce judgments for unpaid wages under California's Fair Day's Pay Act.The new law seeks to prevent “wage theft” by authorizing the Labor Commissioner to issue stop work orders against employers

March 26, 2015

New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1

March 26, 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 are consistent), and ensure employers

December 4, 2014

Minimum Salary Rate Increases for California Computer Software Professional Exemption Announced

December 4, 2014

The required compensation levels for employees exempt from overtime rate of pay requirements under the California computer software professional exemption will increase by 2.2 percent from current levels beginning January 1, 2015, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced. This means that the minimum

Blogs

California Workplace Law

California Labor Commissioner's Enforcement Powers Set to Expand Dramatically
December 7, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, California employers face a Labor Commissioner with significantly enhanced authority to enforce judgments for unpaid wages under California's Fair Day's Pay Act.

By Jamerson C. Allen

California Workplace Law

California Supreme Court to Decide if California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act is “Unconstitutionally Vague”
December 3, 2015

The California Supreme Court will decide if the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) is unconstitutionally vague. In Connor v.

By Jamerson C. Allen

California Workplace Law

New California Family Rights Act Regulations Become Effective July 1
March 26, 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 are consistent), and ensure employers and employees have a clear

By Jamerson C. Allen

In the News

March 27, 2015

Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Comment on Executive Action and Key Legislative Activity

March 27, 2015

Jackson Lewis attorneys Paul DeCamp, Chris Chrisbens, Cliff Atlas, Frank Alvarez, Joe Lynett, Jamie Allen, Cynthia Filla, and Kathryn Russo are quoted in the Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily article “Presidential Action, State and Federal Legislation: 2014 Review - 2015 Preview.”

 
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California Labor Commissioner’s Enforcement Powers Set to Expand Dramatically
Jamerson C. Allen, December 10, 2015
Effective January 1, 2016, California employers face a Labor Commissioner with significantly enhanced authority to enforce judgments for unpaid wages under California’s Fair Day’s Pay Act.

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...
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Jamerson C. Allen

50 California Street, 9th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94111




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