NASHVILLE, TN (January 10, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Jonathan O. Harris has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a principal. Jon joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins and has nearly 20 years of experience in labor and employment law matters.
“Jon’s substantial litigation experience and accomplishments give him an exceptional understanding of the impact of labor and employment law issues on today’s employers,” said Co-Leaders of the firm’s Litigation group Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris and Stephanie E. Satterfield, in a joint statement. “He will be a terrific asset to the firm due to his ability to partner with clients to ensure that they achieve their goals and get the best service and value possible. We are so pleased to welcome him to the firm.”
Jon represents management in a wide variety of employment-related matters. In addition to defending single-plaintiff lawsuits, he also represents employers in class and collective actions. Jon has handled countless Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges and defended employers in lawsuits brought by the EEOC, including matters where the agency has asserted systemic claims on behalf of multiple claimants.
Over the course of Jon’s career, he has obtained numerous successes, both in federal and state court. He is a frequent speaker on topics relating to all types of employment issues and works with clients on preventive strategies to avoid discrimination, retaliation and other employment claims.
“Jon is a highly skilled litigator and we are thrilled he has decided to join us in Nashville,” said Office Managing Principal Stephen Price. “We are excited that the firm is continuing to attract renowned legal talent in Nashville and know that Jon’s litigation and class action experience will be a significant asset for our clients.”
Jon is a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. He has been recognized by the publications The Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers, and his peers have rated him as “AV Preeminent” in Martindale-Hubbell. Jon is the co-chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Nashville Bar Association, a member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Council, and a board member of Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resources Managers.
Jon earned his J.D. from the Washington University School of Law and his B.A. from Vanderbilt University.
The Nashville office can be reached at (615) 565-1661.
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Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
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