Robert K. Jones

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  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (895 Attorneys)
  • 2111 E. Highland Avenue, Suite B-250, Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Robert K. Jones is a Principal and E-Discovery liaison in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in all types of employment litigation, including claims alleging discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination, as well as wage and hour disputes. Mr. Jones has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration and dispute resolution experience. He also advises and counsels employers on a wide variety of employment issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jones was the Labor and Employment Practice Group Chair for the Arizona offices of a national law firm, responsible for management of 17 group lawyers, 3 paralegals. He was also Vice Chair of the firm’s national practice group consisting of 45+ attorneys. Early in his career, Mr. Jones worked in the areas of trade secret and intellectual property protection including licensing and trademark work and patent litigation.

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August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

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
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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

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...


Oct 25

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Employment Law Workshop

When October 25, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM MST
Location 2501 E. Telawa Trail - Phoenix, AZ
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Areas of Practice (2)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(602) 714-7044  Phone
(602) 714-7045  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.S., 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1987, California; 1995, Arizona; 1991, California - S.D. Cal.; 1994, Arizona - D. Ariz.; 1988, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1991, California - C.D. Cal.; 1987, California - N.D. Cal.; 1991, California - E.D. Cal.

Professional Associations and Activities

•Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA)
•Arizona Bar Association
•California State Bar Association
•Federal Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Recent Representative Matters: Defense of numerous claims of employee discrimination, including lawsuits based on ADA/disability claims, Title VII and ADEA; Summary judgment and trial victories in employment tort and contract cases, discrimination, harassment and Employment Protection Act ( AEPA ) cases; Prepared and implemented multi-jurisdictional employment policies and procedures; Drafting and reviewing executive and other employment contracts and compensation agreements; Planning, drafting and management of workforce reduction programs; Management training in prevention of harassment, retaliation, discrimination and avoidance of FMLA, FLSA and public policy claims; Drafting employee restrictive covenants, enforcing and defending claims based on restrictive covenants and misappropriation of trade secrets; Conduct administrative proceedings/audits before the DOL, NLRB, EEOC, ACRD AND DFEH; Trial practice based on employee contracts, discrimination charges, retaliatory discharge, wage/hour issues and employee leave issues; Conducted and/or supervised employee misconduct investigations and prepared recommendations on remedial action; Day to day compliance and business counseling of employers in personnel actions, including reductions in force, hiring, firing, discipline, training and promotions

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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