Frank E. Melton

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  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (895 Attorneys)
  • 725 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2500, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Frank E. Melton is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in a wide variety of industries and sizes litigating claims involving discrimination, retaliation and harassment; wrongful discharge; wage and hour issues, including class actions; and trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and violation of restrictive covenants.

Mr. Melton also provides advice on day-to-day and compliance issues to employers, including matters involving employee terminations and disciplinary actions; leave of absence and disability accommodation issues; wage and hour, privacy and drug testing issues; and employment-related documents such as agreements, employee handbooks and policies.

He was a Law Clerk to the Honorable David V. Kenyon, U.S. District Judge, Central District of California and Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator John C. Danforth, with a focus on international trade and tax policy issues.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Board of Directors
•Sinai Temple, Board of Directors Member (1987-2000); Executive Committee (1991-1999); Labor & Employment Counsel (1986 - Present)
•Wexner Heritage Foundation, Jewish community leaders program, Fellow (1997-1999)

Honors and Recognitions

•“Who's Who in LA Law, Los Angeles Business Journal (list of top 100 lawyers in Los Angeles) (October 2009)

In the News

April 7, 2015
Employment Law 360

Frank Melton Comments on Joining Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Shareholder Frank Melton was quoted in the Employment Law360 article Jackson Lewis Adds Ex-Littler Employment Pro In LA. View article (subscription may be required)

April 3, 2015
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Larry Stone Comments on Frank Melton Joining Jackson Lewis

Los Angeles Managing Shareholder Larry Stone was quoted in Jackson Lewis scores career L&E attorney, published in Wolters Kluwer’s Employment Law Daily, regarding Frank Melton joining the Firm.View Article (subscription may be required)

April 2, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Adds Seasoned Employment Litigator Frank Melton in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 2, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Frank E. Melton has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as Shareholder. Mr. Melton, who joins Jackson Lewis from Littler, has spent his entire career practicing in the area of labor...

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity
  • Wage and Hour

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(213) 689-0404  Phone
(213) 689-0430  Fax
University Attended:
Yale College, B.A., Political and Economic Systems, summa cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 2003, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1982, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1980, California

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
•California Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
•Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
•Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
•Stanford Law Society of Southern California, President (1988-1991)

Birth Information:
Oceanside, New York, December 16, 1954

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