Mark S. Askanas: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mark S. Askanas

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

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Practice Areas

  • International Employment Issues
    University University of California, Berkeley, B.A., with high honors, 1982
    Law SchoolUniversity of California School of Law, Davis, J.D., 1985
    Admitted1986, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1989, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1991, U.S. District Court, Central District of California

    Mark S. Askanas is a Shareholder and Litigation Manager in the San Francisco, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Published Works

    Articles Strict Liability in Sexual Harassment: Too Strict a Standard
    California Employment Law Journal .12 (December 1997) [Assisted in Updating Chapters] Retailers Beware: Statements May Not Be Protected,
    Employment Law 360 (April 19, 2010) [Author]

    Sexual Harassment in the Physician Workplace
    California Physician (April 1991) [Author]

    Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

    • Recognized in Who's Who Legal (2006-2007)

    • Recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers every year from 2010-2014


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    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...

    Franchisor Not Liable for Sexual Harassment Claims Asserted by Franchisee’s Employee, California High Court Rules
    Mark S. Askanas, September 12, 2014
    A franchisor could not be held vicariously liable under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) for alleged sexual harassment in the franchisee’s workplace in the absence of evidence establishing the franchisor “retained or assumed a general right of...
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    Mark S. Askanas

    50 California Street, 9th Floor
    San FranciscoCA 94111


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