Danny W. Jarrett

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  • Office Managing Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (889 Attorneys)
  • 800 Lomas Blvd. NW, Suite 200, Albuquerque, NM 87110-1289
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Danny W. Jarrett is Office Managing Principal of the Albuquerque, New Mexico, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He is a New Mexico native and has been certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the New Mexico Supreme Court Board of Legal Specialization since August of 2008.

Mr. Jarrett previously served as vice-president and corporate counsel for a national healthcare company. His duties included managing all operations of a multi-state company with over 400 employees, overseeing all human resources functions, and organizing corporate restructuring.

Mr. Jarrett’s legal practice focuses on counseling and representing employers, government entities and Native American tribal organizations regarding labor and employment disputes. His experience involves Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA and Davis-Bacon Act wage issues. He has successfully represented clients before the NLRB, the EEOC, and the WCA. He has negotiated many collective bargaining agreements, on behalf of management, with various unions, including the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Operating Engineers and the Teamsters. He has represented management’s interests in union organizational campaigns, including organizing attempts by the Communication Workers of America, the Teamsters and the Painters and Glazers Union, as well as in response to Unfair Labor Practice charges of all types. Mr. Jarrett assisted in setting up a double-breasted operation for a large, regional construction company. He also represented the State Bar of New Mexico and set national precedent when the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C. ruled that it did not have jurisdiction to oversee a representation election involving State Bar employees and the Communication Workers of America.

While attending law school, he served as a staff editor of The New Mexico Law Review. He attended the University of New Mexico as the recipient of a Presidential Scholarship.

Mr. Jarrett was an elected member of the Board of Bar Commissioners of the State Bar of New Mexico, the group of peer-elected attorneys who govern the Bar. As a Bar Commissioner, Mr. Jarrett served on the Personnel Committee and as liaison to the Board of Bar Examiners. Mr. Jarrett has also served as an elected board member and as chair of the Bar’s Employment and Labor Section and its Indian Law Section.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Junior Achievement of New Mexico, Former Director
•UNM School of Law Alumni Board
•Nationally certified youth football coach and youth baseball umpire and served for many years as Board Secretary, Director and as counsel for the New Mexico Young America Football League

Published Works

•“Overview of the National Labor Relations Act” The Construction Lawyers Guide to Labor & Employment Law, Second Edition 2016 (Co-Wrote Chapter)
• Marijuana Ballot Questions Mean More Questions for Employers, Albuquerque Business First (October 2014) [Quoted]
• Proposed Legislation Would Hurt Employers, Workers, Albuquerque Journal (December 2008) [Author]
• NLRB Asserts Jurisdiction in Indian Country, Part II, State Bar of New Mexico, Indian Law Section Newsletter (October 2007) [Co-Author]
• Final USERRA Regulations Issued by DOL, New Mexico Business Journal (June 2006) [Co-Author]
• 2005 Legal Update Regarding Issues Impacting Native American Gaming, Native American Casino (April 2006) [Co-Author]
• USERRA Compels Employer Regard for Military Service, New Mexico Business Journal (October 2005) [Co-Author]
• NLRB Asserts Jurisdiction in Indian Country, Casino Lawyer (Summer 2005) [Author]

Speeches and Presentations

•“Dusting Off the Employee Handbook “ EEOC Employer Seminar (Albuquerque, NM, June 2016) (panelist)
•“2016 Legislative Updates” Society for Human Resource Management NM State Council Meeting (Albuquerque, NM, July 2016) (presenter)
•“Drugs in the Workplace” Small Business Healthcare Summit & Expo (Albuquerque, NM, July 2016) (presenter)
•“2016 Legislative Updates: Northern New Mexico Human Resource Association Legal Update Conference (Santa Fe, NM, September 2016) (panelist)

In the News

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.The firm...

January 31, 2018
Albuquerque Business First

Danny Jarrett Comments on Pro Bono Work with the Wounded Warriors Project

Danny Jarrett comments on Jackson Lewis' pro bono work with several organizations including the Wounded Warriors Project in 3 New Mexicans to know and no lawyer jokes, published by Albuquerque Business First.Subscription may be required to view article

(New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Labor and Employment)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Collegiate and Professional Sports
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Pharmaceuticals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
505-875-8567  Phone
(505) 878-0398  Fax
University Attended:
University of New Mexico, B.S., Biology, 1989
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
1998, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2007, Santa Clara Pueblo Courts; 1996, New Mexico

Professional Associations and Activities

•Albuquerque Bar Association
•American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
•American Bar Association's Forum on Construction Law, Division 6 (workforce management and human resources), Division Chair
•Association of Commerce and Industry, Chair of the Board of Directors
•Bernalillo County Labor Relations Board, Former Board Member
•Contributing editor to national treatises on the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
•Defense Research Institute
•New Mexico Bar Bulletin, Board of Editors (2009-2012)
•New Mexico State Bar Association, Board of Bar Commissioners, served for 8 years
•Society for Human Resource Management, Legislative Director

Special Agencies:
National Labor Relations Board; U.S. Department of Labor; Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs; U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission, New Mexico Human Rights Division; New Mexico Workers Compensation Administration.
Birth Information:
( New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization Recognized Specialist in Labor and Employment )

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