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Evan D. Beecher

Associate
Sacramento

P 916-288-3010
F 916-341-0141
Evan.Beecher@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Evan D. Beecher is an Associate in the Sacramento, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents management in all types of employment disputes including harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court as well as in arbitration and administrative hearings.

Mr. Beecher also defends employers in wage and hour matters, including class and representative action lawsuits. In addition, Mr. Beecher provides advice and counsel to clients on a variety of employment practices including employee compensation and overtime exemptions, separation agreements, medical leaves of absence, employee handbooks and labor relations.

While attending law school, Mr. Beecher served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Gary Feess, United States District Court, Central District of California. Mr. Beecher was also Chief Managing Editor of the Journal of Environmental Law and Policy.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Beecher practiced law at noted law firms in Sacramento and Southern California. 

Honors and Recognitions

  • California Bar Association, Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services (2014)

Published Works

  • “U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Employment Law Cases,” The Daily Recorder (November 24, 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “Wage-Hour Exemptions for Sales Employees,” The Daily Recorder (October 13, 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “Local Sick Leave and Minimum Wage,” The Daily Recorder (June 24, 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “Proposed Amendments to CFRA Finalized,” The Daily Recorder (April 3, 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “NLRB Overrules Itself on Email Policy,” The Daily Recorder (January 1, 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “California Employers Beware: The Second District Holds That Piece-Rate Employees Are Entitled to Additional Hourly-Compensation,” Riverside Lawyer Magazine (October 2013) [Author]

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February 8, 2017

California Court Provides Additional Guidance on Timecard Rounding, Grace Period Claims

February 8, 2017

Under California law, employers’ policies may permit rounding of employee timecard entries to the nearest tenth of an hour (six minutes), the Fourth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal has affirmed. Silva v. See’s Candy Shops, Inc., No. D068136 (Dec. 9, 2016, published Jan. 5, 2017) (“See’s Candy II”). The Court also... Read More

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California Appellate Court Rejects Legislative Attempt to Circumvent Federal Arbitration Act on Claims Involving the Ralph Act and Bane Act
April 16, 2018

In Saheli v. White Memorial Medical Center (B283217, Cal. Ct. App., March 14, 2018), the Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District addressed for the first time whether restrictions on arbitration agreements contained in the Ralph Act and Bane Act are preempted under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). Read More

New California Law Limits Employers’ Ability To Inquire Into Juvenile Criminal History
October 19, 2016

On September 27, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1843, which prohibits certain inquiries into the criminal past of applicants for employment.  The new law now adds a prohibition against asking about, considering as part of the hiring process, or attempting to discover, information relating to any “arrest, detention, pro Read More

Governor Brown Raises the Minimum Wage to $15.00 per Hour, Despite Strong Employer Opposition
April 8, 2016

California’s unfriendly business environment took another unprecedented step this week, with Governor Jerry Brown raising the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022.  Governor Brown signed SB 3 into law on April 4, 2016.  The new law annually increases the state minimum wage starting January 2017.  California’s minimum wage currently Read More