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Paul T. Trimmer

Las Vegas

P 702-921-2460
F 702-921-2461



Paul Trimmer is a Principal in the Las Vegas, Nevada, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Trimmer advises employers across a wide spectrum of industries including hospitality and gaming, entertainment and nightlife, transportation, health care, mining, business process outsourcing and software development, restaurants and food service, construction, food manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Trimmer's practice is balanced between traditional labor matters, including collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, strikes, lockouts, representation cases, unfair labor practice litigation and other disputes before the National Labor Relations Board, and federal and state court employment litigation such as wage and hour class actions, statutory discrimination claims, prevailing wage disputes, restrictive covenant disputes, and Taft-Hartley trust fund lawsuits. He has successfully argued several cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Trimmer served a one-year term as a law clerk to the Honorable Suzanne B. Conlon of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2003-2004.

Honors and Recognitions


Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Barrister of the Howard D. McKibben Nevada Inn of Court
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Nevada State Bar Association

Published Works

  • “The EEOC’s 2013-2016 Strategic Enforcement Plan” State Bar of Nevada, Nevada Lawyer (July 2013) [Author]
  • "Current Issues For Unionized and Non-Unionized Employers Under The NLRA," Clark County Bar Assoc., Communiqué (June/July 2012) [Author]
  • "New Executive Orders Impose Significant Labor Obligations on Government Contractors," Clark County Bar Assoc., Communiqué (November 2009) [Author]
  • "Nevada's New Minimum Wage Law," Communiqué 28.3 (March 2007) [Author]

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August 15, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

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... Read More

May 27, 2016
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Ranked in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

May 27, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 27, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, has been recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide which ranks leading law firms in the United States.  In addition to the firm’s national... Read More

August 17, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective... Read More

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July 26, 2016

Nevada Confirms Its Restrictive Covenant Law, But Rejects Blue Penciling

July 26, 2016

In the first decision to reach the Nevada Supreme Court on whether state district courts may modify or “blue pencil” non-competition agreements, the high court has concluded that doing so would violate Nevada law. Golden Road Motor Inn Inc. d/b/a Atlantis Casino Resort Spa v. Islam, 132 Nev. Adv. Op. 49 (July 21, 2016). The 4... Read More

April 2, 2014

Nevada Arbitration Clauses May Need Affirmative Agreement

April 2, 2014

Nevada has amended its law to require that any agreement containing an arbitration clause include “specific authorization for the provision which indicates that the person has affirmatively agreed to the provision.” An arbitration clause that fails to include such an authorization is “void and unenforceable.” Nev... Read More

November 19, 2013

Tip Pooling Valid Where Employer Distributes All to Employees, Nevada Supreme Court Rules

November 19, 2013

Nevada law permits employers to establish mandatory tip pools, even when the tip pooling procedure requires gratuities to be shared among employees of different ranks, so long as the employer does not keep any of the tips for itself, the Nevada Supreme Court has held. Wynn Las Vegas, LLC v. Baldonado, et al., 129 Nev., Advance Opinion 78... Read More

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Dec 7

Las Vegas, NV
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Nevada Labor & Employment Law Symposium

December 7, 2016 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
3960 Las Vegas Blvd S - Las Vegas, NV
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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