David T. Wiley is the Knowledge Management (“KM”) Attorney for Jackson Lewis P.C.’s Wage and Hour Practice Group, and is based in the Birmingham, Alabama, office. Mr. Wiley creates and manages legal and electronic resources and materials to provide innovative client services; serves as a resource for other practice group members; monitors and analyzes regulatory and case law developments; and contributes to the firm’s blogs and legal updates. In his knowledge management role, Mr. Wiley draws on more than two decades of training, advising, and representing employers nationwide in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies on a variety of employment-related issues, including collective and class actions and all manner of discrimination and retaliation claims.
He is a regular speaker at employment law and human resources seminars and conferences, including the Alabama State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section’s annual conference.
Prior to obtaining his MBA and law degrees, Mr. Wiley served six distinguished years as an officer in the United States Navy Supply Corps. While attending law school, Mr. Wiley was the Senior Articles Editor for the Georgia Law Review.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Birmingham Civitan Club, President (2001-2002)
•Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program
•The Fair Labor Standards Act 2006, 2009 and 2011 Supplement. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
•Age Discrimination in Employment Law with 2006, 2009 & 2010 Supplements. 2003 ed. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
•Family and Medical Leave Act Law with 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011 & 2013 Supplements. VA: BNA, 2006. [Contributing Editor]
•Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey with 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2012 Supplements. 2004 ed. VA: BNA, 2004. [Contributing Editor]
• If You Can't Fight 'Em, Join 'Em: Class Actions Under Title I of the American with Disabilities Act, The Labor Lawyer 13.1 (Summer 1997) [Author]
• Whose Proof? Deference to EEOC Guidelines on Disparate Impact Discrimination Analysis of English-Only Rules, Georgia Law Review 29.2 (Winter 1995) [Author]
In the News
August 15, 2018
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...
August 15, 2017
Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...
August 15, 2016
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017
WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...
August 13, 2018
Class Action Trends Report Summer 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Disparate impact - discrimination by the numbersIs the FCRA class the new FLSA wage and hour class?Other class action developments...
May 1, 2018
Class Action Trends Report Spring 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Computer-age class action traps#MeToo: A viral movement, a wave of claimsThe ADA applies in cyberspace, tooOnline job assessments...
January 22, 2018
Class Action Trends Report Winter 2018
Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Minimum wage: Tip trapsThe legislationRegulatory roundupPrevention pointerMeanwhile, in the states ...Jackson Lewis advocates...
Surveying the Workplace Law Landscape Webinar Series
When March 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report
California Non-Compete Law Renders Surgeon Settlement Agreement Unenforceable
August 20, 2018
Answering a question left from a previous appeal in the same case, a divided panel of the U.S.
By Joel P. Kelly, David T. Wiley and Colin A. Thakkar
Employment Class and Collective Actions
New York Appeals Court Rejects Enforceability of Class Action Waivers - But Is This Ruling Short-Lived?
July 24, 2017
In an issue of first impression in the state of New York, last week the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division (the state’s intermediate appellate court) weighed in on the enforceability of arbitration provisions that preclude employees from pursuing claims on a class, collective or representative basis.
By David T. Wiley
Disability, Leave & Health Management
Interviewing an Individual with a Visible Disability: From the Employer’s Perspective
June 9, 2017
In a recent Q&A on the “Ask a Manager” blog, an individual wrote in to say that she had a genetic disorder requiring the use of a cane for walking and ring braces for finger stability.
By David T. Wiley