Mitchell F. Boomer: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mitchell F. Boomer

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

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • White Collar and Government Enforcement
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Financial Services
  • Government Contractors
  • Retail
 
University University of Notre Dame, B.A., with honors, 1982
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., with honors, 1985
 
Admitted1985, California; U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association
•Bar Association of San Francisco
•State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Section

 
MilitaryCapt., U.S. Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1986-1989
 
Biography

Mitchell F. Boomer is a Shareholder in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining the firm in 1992, he has represented employers in all areas of employment litigation, including wrongful termination, employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, trade secret and unfair competition cases in federal and state courts in California, Washington and Nevada.

Mr. Boomer regularly advises clients on employee discipline, layoffs, reductions in force, human resource policies, leave management and disability matters. Mr. Boomer frequently addresses private industry groups on a variety of employment topics, including sexual harassment in the workplace, unfair competition, workplace violence, wage and hour law, preventive employee relations, disability and leave management, and current developments in federal and state labor and employment law.

Prior to entering private practice, he represented the United States government in numerous military courts-martial as a Captain in the United States Army Judge Advocate Generals Corp while also serving as a military liaison with the United States Attorney's Office in criminal and civil fraud prosecutions.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, Personnel Committee

Publications

January 22, 2015

California Supreme Court Decision Barring Waiver of Representative Claims is Left Intact by U.S. Supreme Court

January 22, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the California Supreme Court's decision that representative claims under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) cannot be waived in employment arbitration agreements. Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC, 59 Cal. 4th 348 (Cal. 2014), cert....

October 6, 2014

Professor's Refusal to Undergo Fitness-for-Duty Exam Warranted Termination, California Court Rules

October 6, 2014

A university properly terminated a professor for failing to undergo a fitness-for-duty examination after he had engaged in instances of threatening behavior, the California Court of Appeal has ruled, affirming a judgment in favor of the University of San Francisco on a professor's alleged disability discrimination claims under the...

September 17, 2014

Deputy Sheriff Protected by Whistleblower Retaliation Law, California Court of Appeal Rules

September 17, 2014

The California Labor Code's Section 1102.5(b) whistleblower protections are not limited to the first employee reporting alleged misconduct, the California Court of Appeal has ruled, affirming a judgment in favor of a deputy sheriff on his whistleblower retaliation claim. Hager v. County of Los Angeles, No. B238277 (Cal. Ct. App....

Blog Posts

California Workplace Law
Employer to Pay for Emotional Distress Triggered by Random Workplace Drug Testing
June 19, 2015

This week, in Aro v. Legal Recovery Law Offices, Inc., California Court of Appeal affirmed an intentional infliction of emotional distress award in favor of two employees who were pressured into taking a random, “on-demand” drug test.

By Mitchell F. Boomer

California Workplace Law
Not All Supervisor Misconduct Violates Public Policy Sufficiently to Support Whistleblowing Claims
December 8, 2014

On December 1, 2014, in Ferrick v.

By Mitchell F. Boomer

California Workplace Law
Deputy Sheriff Protected by Whistleblower Retaliation Law, California Court of Appeal Rules
September 18, 2014

The California Labor Code's Section 1102.5(b) whistleblower protections are not limited to the first employee reporting alleged misconduct, the California Court of Appeal has ruled, affirming a judgment in favor of a deputy sheriff on his whistleblower retaliation claim. Hager v. County of Los Angeles, No. B238277 (Cal. Ct. App. Aug.

By Mitchell F. Boomer

 
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California Supreme Court Decision Barring Waiver of Representative Claims is Left Intact by U.S. Supreme Court
Mitchell F. Boomer, March 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review the California Supreme Court’s decision that representative claims under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) cannot be waived in employment arbitration agreements. Iskanian v. CLS Transp. Los Angeles, LLC,...

Deputy Sheriff Protected by Whistleblower Retaliation Law, California Court of Appeal Rules
Mitchell F. Boomer, September 23, 2014
The California Labor Code’s Section 1102.5(b) whistleblower protections are not limited to the first employee reporting alleged misconduct, the California Court of Appeal has ruled, affirming a judgment in favor of a deputy sheriff on his whistleblower retaliation claim. Hager v. County of...
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