Pavneet Singh Uppal: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Pavneet Singh Uppal

Regional Managing Partner
Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.
Phone(602) 281-3400

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act - ADEA
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
  • Employment Law and Benefits
  • Employment Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
  • Family and Medical Leave Act - FMLA
  • Federal and State Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Fiduciary Obligations and Disputes
  • Fiduciary Obligations and Disputes Arising out of ERISA
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Labor Law Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation of Employment Disputes
  • National Labor Relations Board - NLRB
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Title VII
  • Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
University University of Texas, B.A., with honors, 1989
Law SchoolUniversity of Texas, J.D., with honors, 1993
AdmittedArizona; California; Texas; Arizona Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; Arizona Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Pavneet Singh Uppal is the managing partner of the Phoenix office.

Pavneet focuses his practice on labor and employment disputes with an emphasis on unfair competition, wrongful discharge and equal employment opportunity litigation.

He has extensive experience with state and federal litigation concerning enforcement of covenants not to compete and defending management in lawsuits alleging violations of employment discrimination statutes, contracts and common law rights.

Pavneet has experience in designing and implementing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

He counsels employers on preventing discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

He has litigated employment cases, including class actions, in federal and state trial and appellate courts, at arbitration and before administrative agencies. Pavneet also handles employee benefits litigation matters.


Phoenix Coast-to-Coast Seminar
May 19, 2015

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September 23, 2014

Closing Keynote: Legal Update Panel Presentation
August 27, 2014

The Interminable Interactive Process: How to Navigate the Duty to Accommodate
August 27, 2014

Sex, Lies, and Investigate THIS!
February 26, 2014

Your Action Plan: Top Ten Items for 2014
February 26, 2014

New Wave of Wage & Hour Litigation: Strategies on How To Protect Your Business
March 22, 2013

Employee Complaints: How to Conduct Effective Internal Investigations Without Triggering Retaliation Claims - Phoenix, AZ
April 26, 2012

Managing Leave: Will Anyone Be Left at Work?
March 9, 2012

Frequently Overlooked Protected Classifications That Can Land Your Company In Hot Water
March 9, 2012

Fisher & Phillips Celebrates Grand Opening of Phoenix Office
October 7, 2010

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E-Cigarette Smoking Bans
August 18, 2014

EEOC Claim Against Ford Over Worker with Irritable Bowel Syndrome Heading to Trial
April 24, 2014

Legal Ramifications of Social Media Gaffes Can Be Extreme in Business Environment
January 10, 2014

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September 30, 2011

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July 20, 2011

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April 15, 2011


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Pavneet Singh Uppal

201 East Washington Street
PhoenixAZ 85004


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