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Deverie J. Christensen

Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Las Vegas

P 702-921-2466
F 702-921-2461


Deverie J. Christensen is Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager of the Las Vegas, Nevada, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She practices in all areas of employment law, and has significant experience in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment, wage and hour law, and disability and leave laws.

Ms. Christensen represents public and private employers in a wide range of employment actions in administrative forums and state and federal courts, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and wage and hour actions. She also provides advice and counseling to clients, and has been a seminar speaker and trainer on maintaining a discrimination and harassment free workplace, conducting the employment relationship from hiring to firing, including performance evaluations, discipline and documentation, and the creation and use of employee handbooks.

Before joining Jackson Lewis in 2006, Ms. Christensen was a partner in one of Las Vegas, Nevada’s largest law firms. Ms. Christensen focused her practice in representing public and private employers in the areas of labor and employment law.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada

Published Works

  • "Non-Union Employees Are Granted Union-Like Protection By National Labor Relations Board," Nevada Lawyer (December 2000) [Author]
  • "How To Fire Employees Without Making Them Cry," Broker & Agent Magazine (January 2000) [Author]
  • "Domestic Violence In The Workplace," Broker & Agent Magazine (January 2000) [Author]

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July 18, 2017

Nevada Issues Official Notice for Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act for Immediate Posting

July 18, 2017

The Nevada Equal Rights Commission has issued an official Notice for the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act. Under the Act, most employers with at least 15 employees must immediately: post the Notice in the workplace in a conspicuous place at their business locations, in an area that is accessible to employees; provide all... Read More

June 9, 2017

Make Room on Your Bulletin Board for the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act Notice

June 9, 2017

Nevada employers must post a notice on the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act immediately. Governor Brian Sandoval signed the Act into law on June 2, 2017, and the notice provisions took effect upon signing. All other provisions of the Act will take effect on October 1, 2017. Under the Act, most employers with at least 15 employees... Read More

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Sexual Harassment Claims in Media and Entertainment: High Level Strategies on How to Prevent, Protect and Recover Your Reputation

November 15, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
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Nevada Enacts Minimum Wage Increase to $12 Per Hour
June 14, 2019

Nevada’s minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour (or $11.00 for employees offered health insurance) by mid-2024, based on a new bill signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak. Read More

Effective January 1, 2012, Employers Must Comply with Changes to San Francisco Health Care Ordinance
December 8, 2011

San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance has been amended to require additional obligations for covered employers with workers in the City and County of San Francisco.  The amendments will take effect January 1, 2012. Read More