Jeffrey A. Bernick is a Shareholder in the Phoenix, Arizona office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Bernick’s practice is concentrated in employment counseling and litigation. Mr. Bernick’s employment law practice is focused on counseling, preventative advice and training, policy and procedure design, representation before administrative agencies, litigation, and appeals. Mr. Bernick also counsels employers on restrictive covenant or employee movement cases, employee discipline and discharge, wage and hour issues, workplace privacy, internal investigations, employee handbooks/manuals, employment and confidentiality agreements, medical leave policies and practices, drug testing and substance abuse, accommodation of disabled individuals, and many other human resources policies and procedures. He serves as Special Counsel for the Arizona State Personnel Board and as a Judicial Merit Commission Hearing Officer.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
- Mr. Bernick has received an AV preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell in labor and employment law. He has also been selected a number of times as a Southwest SuperLawyer in labor and employment law (2011, 2012, 2013). In addition, Mr. Bernick was chosen as one of Arizona’s “Top Rated Lawyers” in labor and employment law by The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel Magazine (2013), and one of the “Top Attorneys” in Arizona for labor and employment law by Arizona Magazine (2012).
- Mr. Bernick devotes significant time to the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Centers for Habilitation. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix and the University of Arizona Phoenix Alumni Association.