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Bryce W. Hanks


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Bryce Hanks is an Associate in the Portland, Oregon office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Hanks represents employers in all types of employment disputes, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination cases. He routinely provides preventative advice and counsel on a wide variety of workplace law and compliance matters.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Hanks was an associate at a respected Portland firm where he defended clients against employment, medical malpractice, and general commercial claims.

While attending law school, Mr. Hanks was a research assistant and an Articles Editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review. He also served as a judicial extern for judges at the Clackamas County Circuit Court of Oregon and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.


Professional Associations and Activities

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, Representative

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July 10, 2019

New Oregon Law Restricts Nondisclosure, Nondisparagement Provisions in Workplace Agreements

July 10, 2019

A new Oregon law limits employers’ use of nondisclosure or nondisparagement agreements with their employees with respect to employment discrimination or sexual assault. The Workplace Protection Act (WPA), signed by Governor Kate Brown, also requires employers to adopt written anti-discrimination policies regarding internal employment... Read More

May 24, 2019

Oregon Enacts Pregnancy Accommodations Law

May 24, 2019

Beginning January 1, 2020, Oregon employers must provide reasonable accommodations to employees and job applicants who have limitations related to pregnancy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. The new law applies to employers with at least six employees. The Employer Accommodation for Pregnancy Act amends Oregon’s civil... Read More

February 28, 2019

Portland, Oregon, Bars Discrimination Against Atheists, Agnostics

February 28, 2019

An amendment to the civil rights code of Portland, Oregon, extends protections against discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations to atheists, agnostics, and other “non-believers.” Religious facilities are expressly exempt. The Portland City Code, chapter 23.01, already prohibits discrimination on the basis of... Read More

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Oregon Enacts Pregnancy Accommodation Law
May 28, 2019

Beginning January 1, 2020, Oregon employers with at least six employees must comply with the Employer Accommodation for Pregnancy Act. The Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who have limitations related to pregnancy, unless it would impose an undue hardship on the employer. Read More