Ben Schnayerson is a principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on defending employers faced with federal and state claims of retaliation, harassment, and discrimination, as well as whistleblower claims. Ben also has ample experience in defending employers against wage-and-hour class actions and California PAGA actions.
The best way to avoid a lawsuit is to ensure that an employer’s operations are in compliance with wage-and-hour regulations, accommodation requirements, and anti-discrimination and harassment laws. This is why Ben also performs payroll audits, policy and handbook updates and harassment training, as well as provides advice to employers on tricky employment situations. Ben has experience assisting employers in all industries, including hospitality, healthcare, construction, auto and retail.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ben worked as a journalist writing for newspapers throughout California.