Jathan Janove: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Jathan Janove

Managing Shareholder, Portland office
Portland,  OR  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas
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    Personnel Training
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    Management Employmen...
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    Personnel Policies
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Labor and Employment,Employment Law,Employment Litigation,Human Resources Law,Harassment
University Indiana University, B.A., 1979, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago, J.D., 1982
Admitted1982, Utah; 2004, Idaho and Wyoming (inactive); 2005, New York; 2006, Oregon; 2007, Washington; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; U.S. District Court, District of Utah; U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
Memberships Oregon State Bar (Member, Employment Law Section); Utah State Bar (Member, Employment Law Committee); American Bar Association.

Utah Employment Lawyer of the Year, 2005. Citizen Lawyer of the Year, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Salt Lake Chapter, 2006. Author: The Star Profile: A Management Tool to Unleash Employee Potential, Davies-Black Publishing, 2008; Managing to Stay Out of Court: How to Avoid the 8 Deadly Sins of Mismanagement, Society for Human Resource Management and Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005; columnist HR Magazine; member of National Speakers Association.


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Making the Case for Employee Engagement: A Hard Numbers Approach
Jathan Janove,Amanda C. Van Wieren, March 17, 2014
Are your employees engaged or are they transactional? Do you believe that employee engagement has a substantial impact on your bottom line? If so, what are you doing to increase employee engagement?

How To Confront A Performance Problem Without Being A “Quiet Herd Cutter”
Jathan Janove, March 3, 2014
In a previous post, I described the “Quiet Herd Cutter” problem, a term I have used to describe a phenomenon especially prevalent in law firms where employees’ failure to meet expectations results in being quietly excluded from new work. In this story, I present an alternate...

Can An Annual Performance Review Work? A Case Study, Success Story, and Interview
Jathan Janove, January 8, 2014
When Suzanne Benoit, Senior Professional in Human Resources SPHR, joined Wright-Ryan Construction, Inc. as its Director of Human Resources, she learned that her employer had been using an annual performance review process that wasn’t yielding the results it wanted. With encouragement from the...

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Jathan Janove

222 SW Columbia Street
PortlandOR 97201


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