Victor P. Montoya is a Shareholder in the Albuquerque, New Mexico office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a Certified Employment and Labor Law Specialist by the New Mexico State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Montoya s practice focuses on advising employers and representing them in litigation regarding federal and state laws related to employment, unemployment, wage, disability, and civil rights issues, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the ADA, the ADEA, the FLSA, the FMLA, USERRA, the New Mexico Human Rights Act, and the New Mexico Minimum Wage Act. Mr. Montoya advises employers regarding employment practices and policies, handbooks, hiring, terminations, trade secrets, and employment contracts. Mr. Montoya also practices alternative dispute resolution and received his mediator certification from the University of New Mexico, School of Law in 1999.
Mr. Montoya is on the Board of Directors of the New Mexico State Bar's Employment & Labor Law Section and is the Section's Past Chair for 2012. Mr. Montoya received his J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 1998, where he served as Managing Editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review.
U.S. Supreme Court Round-Up, October Term 2013, Human Resource Management Association of New Mexico, July 25, 2014
Workplace Investigations 101, 2013 New Mexico Labor and Employment Law Conference, Albuquerque, NM, May 30, 2013.
Bracing for Your Next Wage & Hour Claim, HRMA's Annual SHRM Foundation Fundraising Event and Program, Albuquerque, NM, July 27, 2012.
'ONYD' (Oh No, You Didn't!): Youth in the Workplace and the Law, 2012 New Mexico State Bar Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, July 13, 2012.
Screening Job Applicants Without Breaking the Law, 2012 New Mexico Labor and Employment Law Conference, Albuquerque, NM, May 24, 2012.
New Mexico State Employment Law Update, 2011 Employment and Labor Law Institute, Albuquerque, NM, October 7, 2011.
'MySpace' or Your Space: Social Networking in the Workplace, Improving the Human Resource Professional/Attorney Relationship sponsored by New Mexico State Bar and HRMA of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 15, 2011.