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Wayne S. Yoshigai

Principal - Jackson Lewis P.C., a Law Corporation
Honolulu*

P 808-526-0404
Wayne.Yoshigai@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Wayne S. Yoshigai is a Principal in the Honolulu office of Jackson Lewis P.C., a Law Corporation. Mr. Yoshigai has practiced management employment and labor law in Hawai`i for nearly 30 years. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, and Litigation-Labor and Employment.

Mr. Yoshigai regularly represents Hawai`i and national employers in administrative and judicial proceedings, including mediation and arbitration in union and non-union settings and litigation in federal and state courts, in all aspects of workplace law. He specializes in the day-to-day management of complex employment situations.  

Mr. Yoshigai is a member of the American Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association and Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). In addition, he is also the former Hawaii State Director and Hawaii Board Member for SHRM. He serves as a Board Member for the Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for the Episcopal Church in Hawaii. Mr. Yoshigai earned his J.D. from George Washington University and his B.A., cum laude, in history and literature from Claremont McKenna College. 

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August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

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... Read More

July 22, 2015
Law 360

Jackson Lewis' Hawaii Firm Named A "Hot New Locale" for BigLaw

July 22, 2015

Jackson Lewis' Hawaii firm is included in Law 360's article on "The Hot New Locales For BigLaw." Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 21, 2015
The American Lawyer

Vincent Cino, Andrew Pepper and Wayne Yoshigai Discuss the Creation of Jackson Lewis P.C., a Law Corporation

April 21, 2015

Vincent Cino, Andrew Pepper and Wayne Yoshigai are quoted in The American Lawyer's "Jackson Lewis Launches New Firm in Hawaii." View Article (subscription may be required)     Read More

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July 24, 2015

New Hawaii Medical Marijuana Law Bars Use in Workplace; Zero Tolerance Policies Still Enforceable

July 24, 2015

Closing a gap in Hawaii’s medical marijuana law, a new law sets up a regime of vertically integrated grow facilities and retail dispensing licenses for the delivery of medical marijuana to “cardholders” in Hawaii. The stated intent of the new law, signed by Governor David Ige on July 14, 2015, is to ensure a... Read More

July 10, 2015

Hawaii Bans Non-Compete and Non-Solicit Clauses in High-Tech Employment

July 10, 2015

Departing from the state’s normally pro-employer laws and judicial attitudes regarding non-compete covenants, a new law bars high-tech companies in Hawaii from requiring their employees to enter into “non-compete” and “non-solicit” agreements as a condition of employment. The new law, Act 158, went into... Read More

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Hawaii Employer Webinar Series: How the Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Law Affects Employers

October 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM HAST

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Hawaii Employer Webinar Series: EEO Update

September 24, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM HAST

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