April Upchurch Fredrickson

April Upchurch Fredrickson: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
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April Upchurch Fredrickson is a Principal in the Portland, Oregon, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Upchurch Fredrickson advises employers on a variety of issues including employee discipline and termination, employment discrimination, state and federal leave laws, disability accommodation, wage and hour compliance, employment policies and practices, and non-compete agreements.

In dealing with her clients, Ms. Upchurch Fredrickson emphasizes the importance of preventive counseling to minimize the risk of costly litigation. In addition to counseling clients, Ms. Upchurch Fredrickson litigates single plaintiff and class action cases in state and federal court, and appears before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Department of Labor and Industries.

While in law school, she served as a legal extern for the Honorable Claudia Wilken, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. She also served as a law clerk for the Public Interest Law Firm, the City of Berkley, and for a labor law firm. During these clerkships, Ms. Upchurch Fredrickson worked on a variety of constitutional and employment and labor law matters.

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January 4, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Announces 17 Newly Elevated Principals

WHITE PLAINS, NY (January 4, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm has recently elevated 17 attorneys to Principal status. “Our newest Principals - a diverse group of attorneys who represent a variety of practice areas and geographic regions - are all...


February 28, 2019

Portland, Oregon, Bars Discrimination Against Atheists, Agnostics

An amendment to the civil rights code of Portland, Oregon, extends protections against discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations to atheists, agnostics, and other “non-believers.” Religious facilities are expressly exempt. The Portland City Code, chapter 23.01, already prohibits discrimination on the basis of...

August 10, 2017

Oregon Clarifies, Overhauls Manufacturing Overtime Rules

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has signed into law a bill that remedies ambiguities in Oregon’s decades-old daily overtime law, which covers non-union employees working in mills, factories, and manufacturing establishments. H.B. 3458 rejects an Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries interpretation concerning the pyramiding of overtime...

August 9, 2017

Oregon Becomes First State in Nation to Enact Scheduling Legislation

Oregon has become the first U.S. state to regulate employer scheduling practices in the food service, hospitality, and retail industries. The new law, S.B. 828, will take effect July 1, 2018. Signed by Governor Kate Brown on August 8, 2017, the new law follows similar measures enacted in such cities as New York, Seattle, and San...


Labor & Collective Bargaining
Misclassification of Independent Contractor is Violation of NLRA, ALJ Rules
December 12, 2017

The misclassification of an independent contractor is an unfair labor practice under the NLRA, according to Administrative Law Judge Dickie Montemayor. Intermodal Bridge Transp., No. 21-CA-157647 (Nov. 28, 2017).

By April Upchurch Fredrickson

Labor & Collective Bargaining
Federal Court Paves Way for Local ‘Right to Work’ Laws
January 4, 2017

Local governments may enact “right to work” laws, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Cincinnati, has held. United Auto Workers v. Hardin County, No. 16-5246 (Nov. 18, 2016). The Court ruled that such a law is not preempted by the National Labor Relations Act.

By April Upchurch Fredrickson

Labor & Collective Bargaining
Seattle Ordinance Giving Drivers Right to Bargain Collectively Violates Federal Law, Chamber Says in Lawsuit
March 9, 2016

The U.S.

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May 29

Portland, OR

Portland Employment Law Conference

When May 29, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 6:00 PM PST

Location 921 SW 6th Ave - Portland, OR
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Areas of Practice (4)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Wage and Hour
  • Pharmaceuticals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
503-345-4153  Phone
(503) 229-0405  Fax
University Attended:
University of Oregon, B.A., Political Science and History, 1996
Law School Attended:
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 2010, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 2001, Washington; 2013, Oregon

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